For population 25 years and over in West Logan:
For population 15 years and over in West Logan town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $455 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (38.4 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (137.2 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (396.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Logan, WV (1.2 miles ), Mitchell Heights, WV (1.6 miles ), Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV (1.7 miles ), Switzer, WV (2.3 miles ), Holden, WV (2.3 miles ), Chapmanville, WV (2.7 miles ), Man, WV (3.3 miles ), Amherstdale-Robinette, WV (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 37.87 N, Longitude: 81.99 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
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Crime in West Logan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -177 (-29.7%).
Work and jobs in West Logan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Logan, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Logan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the West Logan town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 66.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Logan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from West Logan center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from West Logan center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Logan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near West Logan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Logan:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 27.1%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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West Logan compared to West Virginia state average:
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Religion statistics for West Logan (based on Logan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
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3.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,785 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:
4.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,525 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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West Logan fatal accident list:
Jul 16, 1980 09:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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