For population 25 years and over in Weston:
For population 15 years and over in Weston city:
44 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $431 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (79.0 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (100.3 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (291.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Jane Lew, WV (2.4 miles ), Lost Creek, WV (3.2 miles ), West Milford, WV (3.4 miles ), Buckhannon, WV (3.7 miles ), Burnsville, WV (4.0 miles ), Stonewood, WV (4.1 miles ), Nutter Fort, WV (4.1 miles ), Salem, WV (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 80.47 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,486 (+35.6%)
Area code: 304
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Weston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -844 (-16.4%).
Work and jobs in Weston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Weston, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Weston-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Weston city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/7/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Weston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.5 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 83.6 miles away from Weston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chuck Heater - Football player and coach, Rush D. Holt, Jr. - Politician, John William Hamilton - Methodist bishop, Rush D. Holt, Sr. - Politician, Fred Wyant - Football player, Jim Schrader - Football player, Nelson Peterson - Football player, Red Edwards - Football player and coach, Russ Bailey - Football player.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 20.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.4%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Weston compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Weston (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Weston (based on Lewis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Weston government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,462 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:
4.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,490 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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See more detailed statistics of Weston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Weston, WV
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $3,064,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,225
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,972
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 58,754
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Weston, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weston)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Weston)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.