For population 25 years and over in West Portsmouth:
For population 15 years and over in West Portsmouth CDP:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $737 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (40.2 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (83.3 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Rosemount, OH (1.9 miles ), Portsmouth, OH (1.9 miles ), Fullerton, KY (2.1 miles ), South Shore, KY (2.1 miles ), New Boston, OH (2.3 miles ), Lucasville, OH (2.9 miles ), Sciotodale, OH (3.0 miles ), Wheelersburg, OH (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 83.03 W
Work and jobs in West Portsmouth: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Portsmouth, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Portsmouth-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the West Portsmouth place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Portsmouth-area historical earthquake activity is below Ohio state average. It is 92% 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 62.4 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 62.6 miles away from West Portsmouth center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from West Portsmouth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scioto County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Todd Book - Politician.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.16. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.2%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
West Portsmouth compared to Ohio state average:
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Religion statistics for West Portsmouth (based on Scioto County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,413 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:
4.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,194 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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West Portsmouth fatal accident list:
Mar 18, 2005 02:30 PM, Sr-733, Calverts Lane, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 20, 2003 09:35 PM, Sr-73, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Portsmouth)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Portsmouth)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in West Portsmouth, OH
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.