For population 25 years and over in Rich Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Rich Creek town:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $560 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (48.2 miles , pop. 94,911).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (105.9 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (355.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Peterstown, WV (1.3 miles ), Glen Lyn, VA (1.5 miles) , Narrows, VA (1.9 miles ), Pearisburg, VA (2.5 miles ), Oakvale, WV (3.0 miles) , Athens, WV (3.3 miles ), Pembroke, VA (3.3 miles ), Princeton, WV (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 80.82 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
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Crime in Rich Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in Rich Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rich Creek, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rich Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Rich Creek town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rich Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 61.8 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 65.4 miles away from Rich Creek 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 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Rich Creek center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 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 Giles County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rich Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rich Creek:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.9%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
59 people in nursing homes
Rich Creek compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Rich Creek (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Rich Creek (based on Giles County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,892 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:
4.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,230 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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Rich Creek fatal accident list:
Oct 28, 2002 05:55 PM, Us-460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1985 07:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1983 05:18 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rich Creek)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rich Creek, VA