For population 25 years and over in Rupert:
For population 15 years and over in Rupert town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $514 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (57.9 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (138.9 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (329.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Rainelle, WV (2.1 miles ), Quinwood, WV (2.6 miles ), Meadow Bridge, WV (3.4 miles ), Alderson, WV (4.1 miles ), Lewisburg, WV (4.2 miles ), Fairlea, WV (4.2 miles ), Falling Spring, WV (4.3 miles ), Ronceverte, WV (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.96 N, Longitude: 80.69 W
Area code: 304
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -132 (-12.3%).
Work and jobs in Rupert: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rupert, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rupert-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Rupert town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 29.0 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rupert-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 93% 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 85.8 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 90.0 miles away from Rupert 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 87.6 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 26.3 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 94.1 miles away from Rupert center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 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 Greenbrier County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rupert:
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Public elementary/middle school in Rupert:
Library in Rupert:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rupert and their reported violations in the past:RUPERT WATER (Address: DRAWER B , Population served: 1462, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DUO WATER WORKS (Population served: 45, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.9%
(29.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
26 people in nursing homes in 2000
Rupert compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Rupert (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rupert (based on Greenbrier County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,472 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 ($34,889 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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Rupert fatal accident list:
Jul 6, 1975 12:03 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $1,057,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 480
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 12,140
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rupert)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rupert)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rupert, WV