Tornado, West Virginia

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Population in July 2007: 1,062.
Males: 570  (53.7%)
Females: 492  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25202.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,484 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Tornado:

$62,484
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,779 (it was $18,999 in 2000)

Tornado CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,236 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Tornado:

$133,236
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,973; detached houses: $128,771; mobile homes: $65,982
March 2019 cost of living index in Tornado: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
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  • Races in Tornado, WV (2000)
    • 1,07796.9%White alone
    • 201.8%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Black alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Tornado, West Virginia as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Tornado is 428 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (30.4%), German (15.1%), English (11.6%), Irish (10.1%), Italian (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 295 people per square mile   (very low).

Tornado, West Virginia map

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $727 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $586 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (11.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (129.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (377.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Upper Falls, WV (0.5 miles ),
St. Albans, WV (1.8 miles ),
Jefferson, WV (2.1 miles ),
Alum Creek, WV (2.1 miles ),
Nitro, WV (2.3 miles ),
Dunbar, WV (2.5 miles ),
Cross Lanes, WV (2.7 miles ),
South Charleston, WV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 81.85 W

Distribution of median household income in Tornado, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tornado, WV in 2017

Property values in Tornado, WV

Tornado satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Tornado, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Chemicals (7.6%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Tornado, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Life and physical scientists (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Engineers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (11.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (8.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.3%)

Average climate in Tornado, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tornado, West Virginia average temperatures Tornado, West Virginia average precipitation Tornado, West Virginia humidity Tornado, West Virginia wind speed Tornado, West Virginia snowfall Tornado, West Virginia sunshine Tornado, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Tornado-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Tornado place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tornado-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Tornado 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) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from Tornado center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Tornado center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 228.4 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 Kanawha County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tornado topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tornado:

  • HANSFORD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HUDSON STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • ARC GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)
  • KANAWHA HOSPICE CARE, INC. (Hospital, about 7 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)
  • FMC - KANAWHA COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)

Amtrak station near Tornado:

  • 12 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tornado:

  • West Virginia State University (about 6 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 33 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 64 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Shawnee State University (about 68 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)

Public elementary/middle school in Tornado:

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Notable locations in Tornado: Big Bend Golf Course (A), Tornado Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Tornado: Humphreys Memorial United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Henley Cemetery (1), Templeton Cemetery (2), Upper Falls Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mannens Branch (A), Falls Creek (B), Browns Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Upper Falls Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kanawha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.8%
Whole state:

68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Tornado:

Marital status in Tornado, WV
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Tornado:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tornado, WV (based on Kanawha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
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: 47
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Kanawha County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kanawha County:

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tornado:

22.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.3%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tornado:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Tornado:

41.3%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Tornado:

56.3%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tornado, WV Residents

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

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 Putnam County, WV  0.69% ($44,780 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.24% ($30,903)
from Fayette County, WV  0.16% ($34,483)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($49,738 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($37,543)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,532)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tornado:

  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tornado:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tornado:

  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • Tornado, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2492
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3570
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons888
  • Fatalities2797
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents6063
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents190
See more detailed statistics of Tornado fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.4mTotal length
  • $1,932,000Total costs
  • 7,612Total average daily traffic
  • 417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,033Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tornado)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Int Of Cty Rts 4 & 9 (Lat: 38.350917 Lon: -81.848472), Call Sign: WYG247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz, 155.745 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023, Registrant: Kanawha County Metro 911, 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309-8627, Phone: (304) 746-7911, Fax: (304) 746-7914, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 68268, 150 Falls Creek Road (Lat: 38.338917 Lon: -81.859750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 78.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQYL488,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tornado)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$104,3205$103,06421$102,0242$51,4751$81,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$71,7801$32,8701$54,0300$00$01$51,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$92,7503$60,8279$111,2203$19,0801$57,0502$39,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$96,3401$50,0606$111,9230$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$93,1300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$103,1401$84,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0137.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Tornado, WV
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 24 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Tornado, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (61.9%), and Outside Fires (19.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Tornado, WV
    • 10461.9%Structure Fires
    • 3319.6%Outside Fires
    • 2011.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 116.5%Other
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Most common first names in Tornado, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1174.9 years
James769.1 years
George673.9 years
John671.7 years
William681.2 years
Mary581.6 years
Robert465.2 years
Helen475.2 years
Ronald349.3 years
Henry385.0 years
Most common last names in Tornado, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1378.6 years
Templeton780.8 years
Linville673.8 years
Nicholas676.4 years
Stephens576.6 years
Coll572.0 years
Young572.8 years
Rogers570.8 years
Pauley571.2 years
Brown478.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tornado, WV
  • 68.0%Electricity
  • 27.9%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tornado, WV
  • 75.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas


Tornado compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.