Tappahannock, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 2,380 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 910  (38.3%)
Females: 1,470  (61.7%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 22560.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,576 (it was $33,688 in 2000)
Tappahannock:

$36,576
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,399 (it was $17,862 in 2000)

Tappahannock town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,631 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
Tappahannock:

$156,631
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $809.

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  • Races in Tappahannock, VA (2013)

    Tappahannock races chart
    • 1,12848.5%White alone
    • 1,09146.9%Black alone
    • 482.1%Hispanic
    • 200.9%Two or more races
    • 140.6%Asian alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tappahannock: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.0%), Irish (9.7%), German (7.6%), United States (3.2%), Subsaharan African (2.7%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1914

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 913 people per square mile   (low).

Tappahannock, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Tappahannock:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tappahannock town:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

74 residents are foreign born (1.2% Africa, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Tappahannock, Virginia as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tappahannock to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $929 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,223 (0.8%)

Tappahannock satellite photo by USGS

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: +2,466 (+105.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 631 (64.0%)

Area code: 804

Tappahannock household income distribution Tappahannock home values distribution

Crime rates in Tappahannock by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0012000010001
per 100,000 0.00.046.092.00.00.00.00.045.10.00.00.041.6
Rapes 0101231121310
per 100,000 0.048.40.046.091.9139.045.945.490.141.6124.441.70.0
Robberies 0525163021202
per 100,000 0.0241.891.9229.946.0278.0137.80.090.141.683.00.083.3
Assaults 627121072819645
per 100,000 281.696.7321.7551.7459.6324.491.9363.345.1374.5248.9166.8208.2
Burglaries 1741129881017121025914
per 100,000 797.7193.4505.51,333.3367.6370.7459.3772.0540.8416.11,036.9375.3582.8
Thefts 931051491811181041261098911612011364
per 100,000 4,364.15,077.46,847.48,321.85,422.84,819.35,787.84,950.04,010.84,827.34,977.24,712.32,664.4
Auto thefts 7327621571113
per 100,000 328.5145.191.9321.8275.792.745.9227.1315.541.641.541.7124.9
Arson 0003012001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0137.90.046.391.90.00.041.60.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 270.1309.7431.9735.3383.1419.1314.0327.3364.0298.8387.7245.8265.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tappahannock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.75
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +433 (+26.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Tappahannock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 slightly below Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.3 miles away from Tappahannock center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.2 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 the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from Tappahannock 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 90.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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

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

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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).

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Tappahannock, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Virginia average:

12.3

Tappahannock travel time to work - commute Tappahannock mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tappahannock town (based on Essex County data)

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
Essex County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

31.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.4%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tappahannock:

48.9%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Tappahannock:

29.1
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tappahannock:

18.4%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tappahannock:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tappahannock:

35.9%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Tappahannock:

56.0%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tappahannock, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,149$32,5960$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,196$60,7840$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$36,030$43,2360$0
Streets and Highways 12$30,299$30,2990$0
Solid Waste Management 5$15,657$37,5770$0
Sewerage 15$58,432$46,7460$0
Water Supply 8$26,800$40,2000$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,583$34,3320$0
Totals for Government 59$199,146$40,5040$0

Tappahannock government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $414,000 ($173.95)
    Police Protection: $376,000 ($157.98)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($122.27)
    Sewerage: $286,000 ($120.17)
    Financial Administration: $271,000 ($113.87)
    Water Utilities: $214,000 ($89.92)
    Fire Protection: $76,000 ($31.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000 ($151.68)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($12.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($36.97)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($30.25)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($13.45)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $920,000 ($386.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.20)

Tappahannock government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $212,000 ($89.08)
    All Other: $15,000 ($6.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $186,000 ($78.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($14.71)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($12.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($199.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($19.75)
    General Support: $9,000 ($3.78)
  • Tax - Property: $478,000 ($200.84)
    NEC: $421,000 ($176.89)
    Total General Sales: $131,000 ($55.04)
    Public Utilities: $99,000 ($41.60)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($13.03)

Tappahannock government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($67.23)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,009,000 ($2524.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,878,000 ($2469.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $154,000 ($64.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $131,000 ($55.04)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.52)

Tappahannock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $319,000 ($134.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $440,000 ($184.87)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richmond County, VA  0.50% ($28,045 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, VA  0.50% ($26,318)
from Henrico County, VA  0.41% ($32,833)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Henrico County, VA  0.57% ($28,920 average AGI)
to King and Queen County, VA  0.50% ($22,091)
to Westmoreland County, VA  0.34% ($19,133)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tappahannock fatal accident list:

Mar 10, 1989 03:55 AM, Rt1014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 1988 05:20 PM, 17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1988 05:30 PM, 627, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 1987 10:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 1978 03:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1978 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 44,000Total average daily traffic
  • 2,200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,000Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (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 Tappahannock, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1104H , Serial Number: 28-7725132, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roderick L Outten, Po Box 275, Tappahannock, VA 22560, Other Owners: Sharon J Outten
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2720Q , Serial Number: 18257920, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): W79 Flying LLC, Po Box 310, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Aircraft: EVANS JAMES W JR LONG-EZ (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 339E , Serial Number: 759, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1991
    Registrant (Individual): James W Jr Evans, 1033 Doves Nest Rd, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • 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 , Serial Number: 28-4285, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Fair Winds LLC, 255 Thomas Ln, Tappahannock, VA 22560
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84HY , Serial Number: 2184, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): H&a Aviation Lc, 657 Riverdale Rd, Tappahannock, VA 22560

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 13

Incident types - Tappahannock

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
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

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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below 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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