For population 25 years and over in Summersville:
For population 15 years and over in Summersville town:
39 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $567 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (43.1 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (156.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Nettie, WV (3.1 miles ), Craigsville, WV (3.4 miles ), Tioga, WV (3.7 miles) , Hico, WV (3.8 miles ), Camden-on-Gauley, WV (3.8 miles) , Fenwick, WV (3.8 miles) , Birch River, WV (4.0 miles) , Richwood, WV (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 80.84 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,039 (+85.4%)
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Summersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-2.5%).
Work and jobs in Summersville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Summersville, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Summersville-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Summersville 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 42.7 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Summersville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 96% 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 95.3 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 99.5 miles away from Summersville 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 97.0 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 42.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Summersville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Nicholas County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Buzz Nutter - Football player, Stephen Roberts (director) - Film director.
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Local government website: www.summersville.org
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Summersville and their reported violations in the past:SUMMERSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 5053, Surface_water):
Past health violations:BRIARWOOD ACRES (Address: 303 MCMILLION DRIVE , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.6%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
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Religion statistics for Summersville town (based on Nicholas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,902 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:
4.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,354 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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See more detailed statistics of Summersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 583
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,162
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Summersville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Summersville, WV)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summersville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.