For population 25 years and over in Virginia City:
For population 15 years and over in Virginia City town:
12 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.9% Africa, 1.9% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,039 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (124.7 miles , pop. 50,730).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (512.5 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (813.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Alder, MT (2.9 miles) , Ennis, MT (3.3 miles ), Madison Valley, MT (3.8 miles ), Sheridan, MT (4.1 miles ), Twin Bridges, MT (5.1 miles ), Harrison, MT (5.4 miles) , Big Sky, MT (5.6 miles ), Dillon, MT (5.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.29 N, Longitude: 111.94 W
Area code: 406
Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-8.5%).
Average climate in Virginia City, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Virginia City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 340% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from Virginia City center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/20/1999 at 13:50:25, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.5 miles away from Virginia City center
On 2/5/2006 at 03:25:52, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.6 ML, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Madison County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Virginia City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Virginia City:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.8%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Virginia City compared to Montana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Virginia City (based on Madison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Virginia City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Virginia City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Virginia City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Virginia City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
10.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,405 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:
8.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($132,355 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Virginia City:
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Virginia City fatal accident list:
Jun 15, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 10, 1978 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2