For population 25 years and over in Red Jacket:
For population 15 years and over in Red Jacket CDP:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (55.4 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (131.4 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (410.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Matewan, WV (1.5 miles ), Delbarton, WV (2.2 miles ), Freeburn, KY (2.4 miles ), McCarr, KY (2.6 miles) , South Williamson, KY (2.7 miles) , Williamson, WV (2.8 miles ), Chattaroy, WV (3.0 miles ), Phelps, KY (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 82.14 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Red Jacket: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Red Jacket, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Red Jacket-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the Red Jacket place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1965, a category F3 tornado 51.6 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Red Jacket-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from Red Jacket center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Red Jacket center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mingo County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Landslides: 8, Floods: 4, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Doc Edwards - Baseball player and coach.
Hospitals/medical centers near Red Jacket:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Jacket:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Red Jacket and their reported violations in the past:NEWTOWN HOA (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.0%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.2% for Black residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Red Jacket compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Red Jacket CDP (based on Mingo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($124,836 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:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,231 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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Red Jacket fatal accident list:
Jul 23, 2010 11:00 PM, Cr-6, Mitchell Branch Rd, Lat: 37.64893611, Lon: -82.132675, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1992 11:50 AM, 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 1991 09:50 PM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Mar 18, 1988 09:50 PM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 14, 1982 09:15 PM, Sec.Rt.6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: