For population 25 years and over in Tappahannock:
For population 15 years and over in Tappahannock town:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $972 (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: +2,289 (+96.3%)
Area code: 804
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Crime rate in Tappahannock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +433 (+26.5%).
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
Tappahannock-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 30% greater 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 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 61.4 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 Tappahannock 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 the city 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
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Tappahannock center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Darryl Hammond - Football player, Stacy Tutt - Football player.
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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:JAZZY J'S RESTAURANT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for Tappahannock town (based on Essex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.55%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,042 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:
6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,432 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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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 drivers: 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
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tappahannock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:53 (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:13 (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:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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