Wintergreen, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 165.
Males: 86  (52.6%)
Females: 79  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

80.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip code: 22967

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,509
Wintergreen:

$52,509
VA:

$68,114

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,824

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $246,039
Wintergreen:

$246,039
VA:

$264,000

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $496,390; detached houses: $496,027

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,091.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wintergreen: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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  • Races in Wintergreen, VA (2010)
    • 15392.7%White alone
    • 95.5%Black alone
    • 31.8%Asian alone



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wintergreen, Virginia as of September 18, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wintergreen is 447 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (29.1%), Irish (28.7%), Polish (11.1%), Scotch-Irish (11.1%), French (10.1%), English (9.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 734 feet

68 residents are foreign born (15.2% Europe).

This place:

15.2%
Virginia:

11.9%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (36.4 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (124.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (249.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Nellysford, VA (1.2 miles ),
Sherando, VA (2.8 miles ),
Lovingston, VA (3.0 miles ),
Lyndhurst, VA (3.2 miles ),
Shipman, VA (3.4 miles ),
Stuarts Draft, VA (3.5 miles ),
Schuyler, VA (3.6 miles ),
Waynesboro, VA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.88 N, Longitude: 78.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

Distribution of median household income in Wintergreen, VA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Wintergreen, VA in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Virginia:

3.0%

Tornado activity:

Wintergreen-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Wintergreen place center killed 11 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1966, a category F3 tornado 26.2 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wintergreen-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.3 miles away from Wintergreen center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.8 miles away from Wintergreen center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 275.6 miles away from Wintergreen center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 283.8 miles away from Wintergreen center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nelson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Wintergreen:

  • STEVENS-VARNUM HOUSE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LOVINGSTON, VA)
  • LOVINGSTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LOVINGSTON, VA)
  • GREENSTONE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • SUMMIT SQUARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • AVANTE AT WAYNESBORO (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)
  • GRANDVIEW RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, VA)

Airports located in Wintergreen:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wintergreen:

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 25 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 28 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • Lynchburg College (about 38 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • James Madison University (about 39 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 40 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Liberty University (about 41 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wintergreen: Rock Point Overlook (A), Three Ridges Overlook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Nelson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.2%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Wintergreen:

Marital status in Wintergreen, VA
  • Never married: 9.9%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wintergreen:

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.7%
Educational Attainment in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
Virginia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wintergreen, VA (based on Nelson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,86726
Mainline Protestant1,52215
Catholic6071
Other4311
Black Protestant2942
None7,299-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Nelson County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Nelson County:

8.54 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Nelson County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nelson County:

10.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nelson County:

26.2%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nelson County:

18.6%
State:

18.6%

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Albemarle County, VA  1.29% ($55,313 average AGI)
from Amherst County, VA  0.68% ($33,000)
from Charlottesville city, VA  0.37% ($47,391)


5.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Albemarle County, VA  1.24% ($59,711 average AGI)
to Amherst County, VA  0.65% ($36,450)
to Waynesboro city, VA  0.46% ($49,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wintergreen:

  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKPA (1170 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: SEVEN HILLS MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wintergreen:

  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WREL-FM (96.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, VA; Owner: EQUUS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wintergreen:

  • W39AK (Channel 39; ROCKFISH VALLEY, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADA-LP (Channel 55; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W70AP (Channel 70; LOVINGSTON, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • $1,272,000Total costs
  • 9,340Total average daily traffic
  • 83Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,328Total future (year 2005) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wintergreen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Wintergreen Resort (Lat: 37.917361 Lon: -78.946972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WZX462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.330 MHz, 159.330 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2014, Expiration Date: 05/08/2024, Registrant: Fcca, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 398-0825, Fax: (717) 778-4237, Email:
  • Potatoepatch Mtn Water Tank Wintergreen Dr (Lat: 37.917361 Lon: -78.946972), Call Sign: KAR774, Licensee ID: L00089200,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5400 MHz, 39.6200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2004, Expiration Date: 03/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2014, Registrant: County Of Nelson, Court House, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-7000
  • Water Tank Potato Patch Mtn (Lat: 37.917361 Lon: -78.946972), Call Sign: KBG24, Licensee ID: L00428091,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 06/22/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2013, Registrant: Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-8336, Fax: (434) 263-8339
  • Water Tank Potato Patch Mtn (Lat: 37.917361 Lon: -78.946972), Call Sign: KIC384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 06/22/2023, Registrant: Central Virginia Electric Cooperative, Lovingston, VA 22949, Phone: (434) 263-8336, Fax: (434) 263-8339
  • Lat: 37.916500 Lon: -78.981167, Call Sign: WPWZ979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.062 MHz, 466.062 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Fred Biggers, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 37.895306 Lon: -78.876778, Call Sign: WQNU290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2011, Expiration Date: 05/25/2021, Certifier: Fred Biggers, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 37.895167 Lon: -78.880278, Call Sign: WRBK811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/2018, Expiration Date: 04/16/2028, Certifier: Nick Hammer, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Wintergreen, Watertank Potato Patch Mountain (Lat: 37.917333 Lon: -78.946944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQKF805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.656 MHz, 952.656 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2009, Expiration Date: 10/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010, Certifier: Robert L Harris, Registrant: Power System Engineering Inc, 2000 Engle Street, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3505, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:
  • Wintergreen, Watertank Potato Patch Mountain (Lat: 37.917333 Lon: -78.946944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQLB316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.656 MHz, 952.656 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2009, Expiration Date: 11/19/2019, Certifier: Robert L Harris, Registrant: Power System Engineering, Inc., 2000 Engle Street, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3505, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
Fire incident types in Wintergreen, VA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wintergreen, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wintergreen, VA
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 16.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wintergreen, VA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Wintergreen compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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