Melfa, Virginia

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Population in 2022: 396 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 166  (42.0%)
Females: 230  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Virginia median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 23410.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $28,215 (it was $37,361 in 2000)
Melfa:

$28,215
VA:

$85,873

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,556 (it was $18,660 in 2000)

Melfa town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $186,832 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Melfa:

$186,832
VA:

$365,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $221,626; detached houses: $219,211

Median gross rent in 2022: $785.

March 2022 cost of living index in Melfa: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 26.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black residents, 73.9% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Melfa, VA (2022)
    • 27061.6%White alone
    • 10824.7%Black alone
    • 347.8%Other race alone
    • 214.8%Two or more races
    • 112.5%Hispanic

Races in Melfa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Melfa, Virginia as of June 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melfa is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (76.4%), Haitian (7.0%), Irish (4.3%), English (3.9%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,456 people per square mile   (low).

Melfa, Virginia map

28 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This town:

6.4%
Virginia:

12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,186 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $751 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (54.5 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (59.5 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (165.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Savageville, VA (1.5 miles),
Keller, VA (1.6 miles),
Bobtown, VA (1.7 miles ),
Onley, VA (1.8 miles ),
Wachapreague, VA (2.0 miles ),
Pungoteague, VA (2.0 miles ),
Onancock, VA (2.1 miles ),
Tasley, VA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 75.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

Distribution of median household income in Melfa, VA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Melfa, VA in 2022
Melfa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Virginia:

2.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Melfa, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Food (12.9%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.0%)
  • Public administration (16.0%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Melfa, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.9%)

Average climate in Melfa, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melfa, Virginia average temperatures Melfa, Virginia average precipitation Melfa, Virginia humidity Melfa, Virginia wind speed Melfa, Virginia snowfall Melfa, Virginia sunshine Melfa, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Melfa-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Melfa town center .

On 8/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melfa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from Melfa center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from Melfa center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Melfa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Accomack County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melfa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Melfa:

  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ONLEY, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARKSLEY, VA)
  • BMA - NASSAWADOX (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NASSAWADOX (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NURSING HOME /NA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)

Airports located in Melfa:

College/University in Melfa:

  • Eastern Shore Community College (Full-time enrollment: 591; Location: 29300 Lankford Hwy; Public; Website: www.es.vccs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melfa:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 39 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 49 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 52 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Hampton University (about 55 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 56 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 58 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • College of William and Mary (about 60 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)

Public elementary/middle school in Melfa:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Melfa Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Captains Quarters Motel (U.S. Route 13), Captain's Quarters (29136 Lankford Highway).

Accomack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Melfa and their reported violations in the past:

TAMMY & JOHNNYS (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-28-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.8%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Melfa:

Marital status in Melfa, VA
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 31.7%
  • Separated: 10.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

For population 25 years and over in Melfa:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melfa, VA (based on Accomack County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,78152
Evangelical Protestant5,25434
Black Protestant8966
Catholic8172
Other2262
None19,190-
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: 9
Accomack County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Accomack County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Accomack County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Accomack County:

30.2%
State:

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

23.7%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Melfa:

48.7%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Melfa:

29.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Melfa:

14.6%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Melfa:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Melfa:

37.8%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Melfa:

54.8%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Melfa:

77.0%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melfa, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$88
Totals for Government 0$0 1$88

Melfa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($32.83)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($27.78)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($15.15)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($15.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($12.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($10.10)

Melfa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($12.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($40.40)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($42.93)

Melfa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,000 ($60.61)

Businesses in Melfa, VA

  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Melfa:

  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melfa:

  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CQ (91.9 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Melfa:

  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W25AA (Channel 25; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W52AB (Channel 52; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W58AK (Channel 58; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W63AM (Channel 63; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W68BH (Channel 68; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)

Melfa fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2009 05:15 PM, Us- 13, Rt 639, Lat: 37.649578, Lon: -75.742836, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 1977 02:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1976 05:16 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 24, 1975 05:16 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Melfa)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Virginia State Police Ofc (Lat: 37.665972 Lon: -75.732972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPEK290, Licensee ID: L00082563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.280 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 07/17/2025, Certifier: Harry J Miller, Registrant: Virginia, Commonwealth Of, 11751 Meadowville Lane, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Email:

  • Us Rt 13 1.6km N Of (Lat: 37.665972 Lon: -75.732972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: KIC825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.000 MHz, 159.165 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2012, Certifier: John E Furlough, Registrant: Department Of State Police, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23261-7472, Phone: (804) 674-4644, Fax: (804) 674-2602, Email:

  • Us Rt 13 1 Mi N (Lat: 37.665833 Lon: -75.733056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPMB788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.300 MHz, 159.405 MHz, 170.475 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2023, Expiration Date: 05/19/2033, Certifier: Ryan G Murphy, Registrant: Fcca, 424 E Middle Street - Rear Unit, Gettysburg, PA 17235, Phone: (717) 398-0826, Fax: (717) 778-4237, Email:

  • Us Rt 13 1 Mi N (Lat: 37.665833 Lon: -75.733056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPMU970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.300 MHz, 159.405 MHz, 171.425 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2023, Expiration Date: 01/19/2034, Certifier: Ryan G Murphy, Registrant: Fcca, 424 E Middle Street - Rear Unit, Gettysburg, PA 17235, Phone: (717) 398-0826, Fax: (717) 778-4237, Email:

  • Us Rt 13 1.6 Km N (Lat: 37.665972 Lon: -75.732972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPNR581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.232 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 159.247 MHz, 159.262 MHz, 159.262 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 159.292 MHz, 159.292 MHz, 159.307 MHz... (+19 more), Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 05/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2011, Certifier: James A Copony, Registrant: Fcca, 4045 Jockey St, Charlton, NY 12019, Phone: (518) 399-6755, Fax: (518) 399-6755, Email:

  • Lat: 37.658028 Lon: -75.825083, Call Sign: WQLU533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 04/28/2030, Certifier: Steve Scott, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • Lat: 37.623028 Lon: -75.778806, Call Sign: WQWR485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.720 MHz, 159.780 MHz, 159.825 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 160.110 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2015, Expiration Date: 10/29/2025, Certifier: Jonathan Coley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melfa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2057E, N2057E, N-2057E, Serial Number: 7AC-5627, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Walter Carter Crabbe, Po Box 209, Melfa, VA 23410
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9277H, N9277H, N-9277H, Serial Number: 17266065, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Chesapeake Aviation Inc, Po Box 209, Melfa, VA 23410

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of fires - 71 took place in 2012, and the least - 10 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Melfa, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.1%), and Outside Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Melfa, VA
    • 29859.1%Structure Fires
    • 12725.2%Outside Fires
    • 5210.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 275.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melfa, VA
Most common first names in Melfa, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2673.5 years
George2375.5 years
Mary1779.5 years
William1476.2 years
Elizabeth1076.5 years
James1071.9 years
Annie981.4 years
Margaret984.2 years
Charlie873.0 years
Edward879.3 years
Most common last names in Melfa, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ames1671.1 years
Phillips1581.4 years
Mears1574.6 years
Bailey1475.9 years
Drummond1177.5 years
Nock1179.9 years
Turlington1176.3 years
Burton1171.9 years
Harmon1080.4 years
Taylor975.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melfa, VA
  • 78.3%Electricity
  • 11.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melfa, VA
  • 68.6%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Melfa compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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