For population 25 years and over in Stony Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Stony Creek town:
25 residents are foreign born (5.5% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,100 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (41.1 miles , pop. 197,790).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (63.2 miles , pop. 234,403).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (243.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Templeton, VA (3.1 miles ), Jarratt, VA (3.1 miles ), McKenney, VA (4.2 miles ), Waverly, VA (4.2 miles ), Petersburg, VA (4.3 miles ), Emporia, VA (4.4 miles ), Capron, VA (4.4 miles) , Matoaca, VA (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 36.95 N, Longitude: 77.40 W
Area code: 434
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -69 (-25.5%).
Work and jobs in Stony Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stony Creek, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stony Creek-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Stony Creek town center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stony Creek-area historical earthquake activity is below Virginia state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from Stony Creek center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Stony Creek center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice 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 Stony Creek:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 54.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Stony Creek compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Stony Creek (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Stony Creek town (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Stony Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,300 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:
6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,371 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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Stony Creek fatal accident list:
Nov 27, 1984 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Apr 2, 1978 07:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Stony Creek)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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