For population 25 years and over in Sutton:
For population 15 years and over in Sutton town:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $429 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (54.5 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (129.0 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (311.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Gassaway, WV (1.8 miles ), Flatwoods, WV (2.2 miles ), Birch River, WV (3.4 miles) , Burnsville, WV (3.7 miles ), Tioga, WV (4.1 miles) , Sand Fork, WV (4.2 miles) , Cowen, WV (4.4 miles ), Glenville, WV (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 80.71 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+6.4%).
Work and jobs in Sutton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sutton, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sutton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.1 miles away from the Sutton town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 46.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sutton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 57.0 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 58.4 miles away from Sutton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Braxton County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ernie Carpenter - Fiddle player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sutton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.1%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
Sutton compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Sutton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sutton town (based on Braxton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
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Sutton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,814 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:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,223 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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Sutton fatal accident list:
Mar 29, 2010 04:37 PM, I-79, Lat: 38.74504722, Lon: -80.67591111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 23, 2004 10:30 AM, 19/40, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 22, 1986 00:38 AM, 19 / 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 10, 1984 12:10 AM, 17 / 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1982 02:15 PM, Sec.19/40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $193,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,060
Total average daily truck traffic: 300
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,010
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sutton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sutton, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sutton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sutton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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