For population 25 years and over in Whitesville:
For population 15 years and over in Whitesville town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $338 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (26.0 miles , pop. 53,421).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (159.5 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (370.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Sylvester, WV (1.6 miles) , Twilight, WV (2.5 miles) , Van, WV (3.1 miles ), Comfort, WV (3.4 miles ), Racine, WV (3.6 miles ), Powellton, WV (3.8 miles ), Kincaid, WV (3.9 miles ), Chelyan, WV (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 81.53 W
Area code: 304
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-7.3%).
Work and jobs in Whitesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Whitesville, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Whitesville town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitesville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 87% 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 58.0 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 61.9 miles away from Whitesville 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 59.5 miles away from the city center
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 72.4 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 21.6 miles away from Whitesville center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 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 Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Whitesville:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitesville:
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Public elementary/middle school in Whitesville:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. 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 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.1%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Whitesville compared to West Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Whitesville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Whitesville town (based on Boone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Whitesville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Whitesville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,549 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:
5.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,816 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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Whitesville fatal accident list:
Dec 9, 2001 03:50 AM, Sr-3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $500,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 620
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 8,990
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Whitesville, WV