For population 25 years and over in Sandy Level:
For population 15 years and over in Sandy Level CDP:
16 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $360 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greensboro, NC (33.6 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (344.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Eden, NC (1.9 miles ), Ridgeway, VA (2.7 miles ), Chatmoss, VA (3.1 miles ), Laurel Park, VA (3.1 miles ), Wentworth, NC (3.3 miles ), Martinsville, VA (3.4 miles ), Stoneville, NC (3.4 miles ), Horse Pasture, VA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.56 N, Longitude: 79.73 W
Area code: 434
Work and jobs in Sandy Level: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sandy Level, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sandy Level-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Sandy Level place center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F3 tornado 31.4 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sandy Level-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.2 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 96.6 miles away from Sandy Level center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 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 Henry County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sandy Level:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandy Level:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sandy Level compared to Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sandy Level (based on Henry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
4.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,725 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,500 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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