For population 25 years and over in Ravenswood:
For population 15 years and over in Ravenswood city:
47 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $761 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (42.3 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (97.2 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (360.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Racine, OH (2.9 miles ), Ripley, WV (3.1 miles ), New Haven, WV (3.3 miles ), Syracuse, OH (3.4 miles ), Hartford City, WV (3.6 miles ), Mason, WV (3.9 miles ), Pomeroy, OH (3.9 miles ), Tuppers Plains, OH (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 81.76 W
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Ravenswood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -320 (-7.4%).
Work and jobs in Ravenswood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ravenswood, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ravenswood-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Ravenswood city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ravenswood-area historical earthquake activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from Ravenswood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Howard Hartley - Football player.
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ravenswood:
Airports and other landing facilities located in Ravenswood:
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Public high school in Ravenswood:
Private high school in Ravenswood:
See full list of schools located in Ravenswood, School District: JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.05. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ravenswood and their reported violations in the past:RAVENSWOOD MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Address: 212 WALNUT STREET , Population served: 4600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 77.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
156 people in nursing homes in 2000
Ravenswood compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Ravenswood (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ravenswood, West Virginia:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ravenswood city (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,826 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,962 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Ravenswood fatal accident list:
Oct 16, 2010 04:08 AM, I-77, Lat: 38.98638889, Lon: -81.685, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 2009 10:49 AM, I-77, Lat: 38.91035278, Lon: -81.72450278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2008 06:35 PM, I-77, Lat: 38.902100, Lon: -81.723650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2004 01:57 PM, Sr-68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 2003 08:52 AM, 56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1981 07:06 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1976 03:22 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $545,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 552
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 10,775
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ravenswood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ravenswood, WV)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ravenswood)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ravenswood)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ravenswood, WV
Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.