For population 25 years and over in Shady Spring:
For population 15 years and over in Shady Spring CDP:
60 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $567 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (53.6 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (132.5 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (357.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Daniels, WV (1.8 miles ), Beaver, WV (2.0 miles ), Coal City, WV (2.6 miles ), Beckley, WV (2.7 miles ), MacArthur, WV (2.7 miles ), Mabscott, WV (2.8 miles ), Crab Orchard, WV (2.8 miles ), Sophia, WV (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 81.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Work and jobs in Shady Spring: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shady Spring, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shady Spring-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Shady Spring place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 7.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shady Spring-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 57.3 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 61.5 miles away from Shady Spring 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 59.2 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 51.0 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 69.1 miles away from Shady Spring center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 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 Raleigh County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Floods: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Basil L. Plumley - Army soldier.
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Public high school in Shady Spring:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.4%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Shady Spring compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Shady Spring (based on Raleigh County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,601 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,648 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Shady Spring fatal accident list:
Jun 1, 2009 11:05 PM, Us-19, Lat: 37.70480556, Lon: -81.09892778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 2008 03:25 PM, I-64, Lat: 37.781458, Lon: -80.903325, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 1993 12:20 AM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 1993 02:30 AM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 17, 1991 09:07 PM, 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 9, 1978 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1976 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shady Spring)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shady Spring)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2013.