Tappahannock, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 2,402 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 
Males: 1,053  (43.8%)
Females: 1,349  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 22560.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,599 (it was $33,688 in 2000)
Tappahannock:

$37,599
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,786 (it was $17,862 in 2000)

Tappahannock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $189,608 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Tappahannock:

$189,608
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $880.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tappahannock: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Black residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Tappahannock, VA (2019)
    • 1,00148.0%Black alone
    • 99247.5%White alone
    • 482.3%Two or more races
    • 371.8%Hispanic
    • 90.4%Asian alone

Races in Tappahannock detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Tappahannock, Virginia as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tappahannock is 90 to 1.


Crime rates in Tappahannock by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(91.9)
3
(139.0)
1
(45.9)
1
(45.4)
2
(90.1)
1
(41.6)
3
(124.4)
1
(41.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.1)
1
(41.9)
1
(41.9)
1
(41.4)
1
(41.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(46.0)
6
(278.0)
3
(137.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(90.1)
1
(41.6)
2
(83.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(83.3)
1
(42.1)
2
(83.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(459.6)
7
(324.4)
2
(91.9)
8
(363.3)
1
(45.1)
9
(374.5)
6
(248.9)
4
(166.8)
5
(208.2)
4
(168.2)
12
(502.7)
10
(419.1)
16
(662.0)
18
(752.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(367.6)
8
(370.7)
10
(459.3)
17
(772.0)
12
(540.8)
10
(416.1)
25
(1,037)
9
(375.3)
14
(582.8)
12
(504.6)
4
(167.6)
4
(167.6)
7
(289.6)
3
(125.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
118
(5,423)
104
(4,819)
126
(5,788)
109
(4,950)
89
(4,011)
116
(4,827)
120
(4,977)
113
(4,712)
64
(2,664)
104
(4,373)
70
(2,933)
73
(3,060)
37
(1,531)
66
(2,760)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(275.7)
2
(92.7)
1
(45.9)
5
(227.1)
7
(315.5)
1
(41.6)
1
(41.5)
1
(41.7)
3
(124.9)
1
(42.1)
5
(209.5)
2
(83.8)
2
(82.7)
2
(83.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.3)
2
(91.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index443.9485.6363.8379.2421.8346.2449.2284.8307.2327.2305.0258.2253.6309.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Tappahannock, VA

Crime rate in Tappahannock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: African (14.8%), Irish (10.8%), American (6.9%), English (6.3%), Liberian (2.6%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 922 people per square mile   (low).

Tappahannock, Virginia map

99 residents are foreign born (2.7% Africa, 1.1% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,399 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,522 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (42.1 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (69.1 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (170.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Warsaw, VA (2.5 miles ),
Montross, VA (3.5 miles ),
Newtown district, VA (3.5 miles ),
Bayside, VA (4.1 miles),
Potomac Mills, VA (4.1 miles ),
King and Queen Court House, VA (4.2 miles),
King William, VA (4.3 miles ),
Central Garage, VA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 76.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,798 (+86.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 287 (34.3%)

Area code: 804

Distribution of median household income in Tappahannock, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tappahannock, VA in 2019
Tappahannock satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Virginia:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +433 (+26.5%).
Most common industries in Tappahannock, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.4%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Tappahannock, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Religious workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Tappahannock, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tappahannock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Tappahannock town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tappahannock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from Tappahannock center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from Tappahannock center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Tappahannock center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tappahannock topographic map

Main business address for: EASTERN VIRGINIA BANKSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), BOE FINANCIAL SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Tappahannock:

  • RIVERSIDE TAPPAHANNOCK HOSPICE (618 HOSPITAL ROAD MED ARTS BLDG A S)
  • RIVERSIDE TAPPAHANNOCK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 618 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE OF TAPPAHANNOCK (1150 MARSH STREET)
  • RIVERSIDE TAPPAHANNOCK HOSPITAL (ROUTE 2 P O BOX 612)
  • TAPPAHANNOCK DIALYSIS CENTER (1922 TAPPAHANNOCK BOULEVARD)

Airports and heliports located in Tappahannock:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tappahannock:

  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 39 miles; Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,271)
  • Virginia Union University (about 41 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 42 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 43 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • University of Richmond (about 44 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 45 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • College of William and Mary (about 46 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)

Public high school in Tappahannock:

  • ESSEX HIGH (Students: 571, Location: 833 HIGH SCHOOL CIRCLE, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Tappahannock:

  • ST MARGARETS SCHOOL (Students: 105, Location: 444 WATER LN, Grades: 8-12, Girls only)
  • TAPPAHANNOCK JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 71, Location: 170 MELODY CT, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tappahannock:

  • TAPPAHANNOCK ELEM (Students: 637, Location: 205 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CIRCLE, Grades: PK-4)
  • ESSEX INT. (Students: 453, Location: 912 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL CIRCLE, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Tappahannock

Library in Tappahannock:

  • ESSEX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $216,166; Location: 117 N. CHURCH LANE; 31,194 books; 501 e-books; 2,006 audio materials; 2,005 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Tappahannock Jr. Academy is not a k-8 school it is now a k-10 school with 60 kids.
  • In Essex there is another private school. Aylett Country Day School, grades prek-3 through 8th grade is located in Millers Tavern Va. Aylett is in the ISACC league, and has a population of around 170. For more information go to www.acdspatriots.net

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Tappahannock: Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad (A), Brockenbrough House (B), Tappahannock Police Department (C), Tappahannock - Essex Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Tappahannock Volunteer Rescue Squad (E), Carrington Place of Tappahannock (F), Essex Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Tappahannock include: EASTERN VIRGINIA BANKSHARES INC (A), BOE FINANCIAL SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tappahannock: Rappahannock Christian Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Tappahannock: Tappahannock Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Essex County Museum (218 South Water Lane).

Hotels: Essex Inn (203 Duke Street), Dollar Inn (823 South Church Lane).

Birthplace of: Darryl Hammond - Football player, Stacy Tutt - Football player.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tappahannock and their reported violations in the past:

ESSEX MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In DEC-27-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tappahannock that have no violations reported:

  • COLEMANS ISLAND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.0%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
112 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tappahannock in 2000:

  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Tappahannock (2011 data):

  • EVB: Evb, Essex Square Branch, Retail Banking Branch, General Administration Branch. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $1,061.5 mil, Deposits: $834.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • Essex Bank: at 1325 Tappahannock Blvd., branch established on 1926/01/01; Prince Street Branch at 323 Prince Street, branch established on 2006/06/12. Info updated 2009/12/01: Bank assets: $1,091.2 mil, Deposits: $934.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bankers Trust Corporation
  • Union First Market Bank: Tappahannock Branch at 1649 Tappahannock Blvd, branch established on 1959/01/01; Tappahannock Wal*mart Branch at 1660 Tappahannock Blvd, branch established on 1996/10/30. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Tappahannock:

Marital status in Tappahannock, VA
  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Tappahannock:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Tappahannock
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tappahannock, VA (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,43214
Mainline Protestant1,26810
Catholic6001
Other3011
None6,550-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Essex County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Essex County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Essex County:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

12.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

21.4%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tappahannock:

45.6%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Tappahannock:

30.3
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tappahannock:

20.7%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tappahannock:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tappahannock:

39.6%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Tappahannock:

52.6%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tappahannock, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 11$32,904$35,8950$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,768$45,0241$1,290
Financial Administration 6$25,774$51,5480$0
Sewerage 5$20,234$48,5620$0
Water Supply 2$8,596$51,5760$0
Police - Other 1$3,406$40,8720$0
Totals for Government 34$124,682$44,0051$1,290

Tappahannock government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $841,000 ($350.12)
    General - Other: $304,000 ($126.56)
    Sewerage: $280,000 ($116.57)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($107.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($41.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($39.55)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($29.14)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($12.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($5.83)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($3.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $366,000 ($152.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $304,000 ($126.56)

Tappahannock government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $862,000 ($358.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($4.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $372,000 ($154.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($23.31)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $560,000 ($233.14)
    Property: $437,000 ($181.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $281,000 ($116.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,000 ($51.62)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $103,000 ($42.88)
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000 ($18.32)

Tappahannock government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,910,000 ($4125.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,162,000 ($3814.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $748,000 ($311.41)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $224,000 ($93.26)
    End of Fiscal Year: $138,000 ($57.45)

Tappahannock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $748,000 ($311.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $982,000 ($408.83)

5.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Richmond County, VA  0.74% ($33,061 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, VA  0.58% ($26,769)
Businesses in Tappahannock, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike5
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in Tappahannock:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WRAR (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Owner: RAPPAHANNOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tappahannock:

  • WRAR-FM (105.5 FM; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Owner: RAPPAHANNOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNT-FM (100.9 FM; WARSAW, VA; Owner: NORTHERN NECK & TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNDJ (104.9 FM; WHITE STONE, VA; Owner: WINDMILL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)

TV broadcast stations around Tappahannock:

  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Tappahannock fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Tappahannock fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $903,000Total costs
  • 52,492Total average daily traffic
  • 2,292Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100,678Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Tappahannock, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Tappahannock, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tappahannock)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tappahannock, VA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (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:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tappahannock)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1104H, N1104H, N-1104H, Serial Number: 28-7725132, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roderick L Outten, Po Box 275, Tappahannock, VA 22560, Other Owners: Sharon J Outten
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4920L, N4920L, N-4920L, Serial Number: 28-4285, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2009
    Registrant (LLC): Fair Winds LLC, 255 Thomas Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2014, and the least - 14 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Tappahannock, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tappahannock, VA
    • 16445.4%Structure Fires
    • 10529.1%Outside Fires
    • 7219.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 205.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tappahannock, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tappahannock, Virginia:

  • Super 8 Motel - Tappahannock, Rt 17 & Rt 360, Tappahannock, Virginia 22560 , Phone: (804) 443-3888
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1648 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, Virginia 22560 , Phone: (804) 445-1200, Fax: (804) 445-1201
  • Days Inn Tappahannock, 1414 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, Virginia 22560 , Phone: (804) 443-9200, Fax: (804) 443-4439
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tappahannock, Virginia
Most common first names in Tappahannock, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8170.5 years
James7472.6 years
Mary6878.9 years
John6574.9 years
Robert5472.8 years
George3673.0 years
Charles3274.7 years
Margaret2878.8 years
Louise2779.6 years
Virginia2383.2 years
Most common last names in Tappahannock, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor4877.4 years
Davis4173.9 years
Johnson3875.7 years
Brooks3676.8 years
Smith2975.5 years
Bareford2580.1 years
Jones2578.1 years
Bundy2368.4 years
Schools2073.7 years
Lewis1683.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tappahannock, VA
  • 74.5%Electricity
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 2.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tappahannock, VA
  • 91.6%Electricity
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Tappahannock compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Tappahannock on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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