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Demographics Analysis

The people of Independence Town, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 9 years : 24

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 68

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 55

25 to 29 years : 116

30 to 34 years : 45

35 to 39 years : 31

40 to 44 years : 53

45 to 49 years : 43

50 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 4

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 38

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 9 years : 63

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 10

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 28

25 to 29 years : 62

30 to 34 years : 36

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 31

45 to 49 years : 63

50 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 21

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 49

80 to 84 years : 69

85 years and over : 69


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 773

Multiple ancestry : 147

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 4

Ancestry not reported : 527


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Independence Town, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,422

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 19


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 220

18 to 24 years : 127

25 to 34 years : 259

35 to 44 years : 140

45 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 105

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 103

75 years and over : 268

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 17 years : 161

18 to 24 years : 114

25 to 34 years : 143

35 to 44 years : 48

45 to 54 years : 118

55 to 59 years : 73

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 211

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 59

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 97

35 to 44 years : 82

45 to 54 years : 44

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 57

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 452

Female : 546

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 196

Female : 228

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 29

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 918

Born in other state in the United States : 388

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 29


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 294

Now married, except separated : 315

Divorced : 98

Separated : 33

Widowed : 131

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 76

Now married, except separated : 158

Divorced : 82

Separated : 24

Widowed : 44

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 19

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Speak only English : 1,363

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Independence Town, Virginia

  • English: 160   (25.4%)
  • Other Groups: 138   (21.9%)
  • United States Or American: 119   (18.9%)
  • Irish: 87   (13.8%)
  • German: 57   (9.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 30   (4.8%)
  • Dutch: 9   (1.4%)
  • French Canadian: 8   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 6   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 3   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.3%)
  • European: 2   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 1   (0.2%)
  • Italian: 1   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 1   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Independence Town, Virginia is 1,451



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Independence Town, Virginia: 677
Female Population in Independence Town, Virginia: 774


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Independence Town, Virginia: 30.8
Median Female Resident Age in Independence Town, Virginia: 48.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Independence Town, Virginia


White


Both sexes

53.1

Male

47.0

Female

59.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

42.5

Male

35.5

Female

49.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

24.0

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.0

Male

24.5

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.0

Male

18.0

Female

48.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.3

Male

23.0

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.8

Male

47.7

Female

59.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Independence Town, Virginia


  • White: 1,335
  • African American: 81
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 35



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Independence Town, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Independence Town, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (6.36%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (1.73%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (3.76%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 16   (4.62%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (4.34%)
  • 10th Grade: 15   (4.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (6.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 12   (3.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 103   (29.77%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (6.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 43   (12.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 13   (3.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 33   (9.54%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (2.31%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (2.05%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (2.95%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (3.64%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 51   (11.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (5.23%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (4.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (5.68%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (5.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 157   (35.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (3.86%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 22   (5%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (3.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 28   (6.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (3.64%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Independence Town, Virginia

  • Grayson County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 888, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-2832, Students: 2,170 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Independence Town, Virginia

  • Independence Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 155, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-3020, Students: 370 )

  • Independence Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: Po Box 429, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-2722, Students: 259 )

  • Fries Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P. O. Box 155, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 744-7548, Students: 118 )

  • Bridle Creek Elem.


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 77 Bridle Creek Rd, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-2611, Students: 113 )

  • Grayson Co High Career & Tech Ed


    ( Location: Po Box 707, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-2951, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Independence Town, Virginia

  • Grayson County High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 828, Independence, VA 24348, Phone: (276) 773-2131, Students: 686 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Independence Town, Virginia

  • Grayson County Public Library


    147 S. Independence Ave., Independence, VA 24348

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Independence Town, Virginia


  • 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum


    217 North Main, Independence, MO 64050

  • 1908 Courthouse Foundation Inc


    Po Box 336, Independence, VA 24348
    http://www.historic1908courthouse.org

  • Balkan Heritage Preservation Foundation


    2 Summit Park Drive Suite 150, Independence, OH 44131

  • Bingham-waggoner Historical Society


    Po Box 1163, Independence, MO 64055

  • Buchanan County Historical Society


    Po Box 321, Independence, IA 50644

  • Caney Valley Antique Power Association


    2634 Cr 3350, Independence, KS 67301

  • Canterbury Heritage Foundation Co


    4200 Rockside Rd Ste 300, Independence, OH 44131

  • Carson & Colorado Railway Inc


    Po Box 194, Independence, CA 93526

  • Center For The Study Of The Korean War


    1401 W Truman Rd, Independence, MO 64050

  • Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society


    Po Box 311074, Independence, OH 44131

  • Eastern California Museum


    , Independence, CA 93526

  • Friends Of Cedar Rock


    2611 Quasqueton Diag Blvd, Independence, IA 50644

  • Friends Of Chicago & Alton Depot Of Independence Mo


    C/o Lloyd J Briggs 3517 S Pleasant, Independence, MO 64055

  • Friends Of Pennytown Historic Site


    5101 S Cedar Crest Ct, Independence, MO 64055
    http://www.penntownchurchcom

  • Friends Of Sugar Creek


    606 N Sterling Ave, Independence, MO 64054

  • Friends Of The National Frontier Trails Museum


    318 West Pacific, Independence, MO 64050
    http://ci.independence.mo.us/nftm/joinus.as

  • Friends Ofritner Creek Bridge


    593 E Street, Independence, OR 97351

  • Grayson County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 529, Independence, VA 24348
    http://www.graysonvahistsoc.com/inde

  • Grayson County Virginia Heritage Foundation


    Po Box 679, Independence, VA 24348

  • Heartland Acres Agribition Center Inc


    2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence, IA 50644
    http://www.heartlandacresusa.com

  • Heritage Museum Society


    Po Box 7, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Historic Jazz Foundation


    16301 E Pacific Ave, Independence, MO 64050

  • Independence Heritage Museum


    112 South 3rd Street, Independence, OR 97351
    http://orheritage.org

  • Independence Historical Museum


    123 N 8th St, Independence, KS 67301

  • Independence Historical Society Inc


    6675 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131

  • Independence Museum


    123 N 8th St, Independence, KS 67301
    http://www.independencehistoricalmuseum.org

  • Independence Science And Technology Center


    125 S Penn Ave, Independence, KS 67301

  • Jackson County Historical Society


    Po Box 4241, Independence, MO 64055

  • Leila's Hair Museum


    1333 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
    http://www.hairwork.com

  • Little House On The Paririe Museum Inc


    2507 Cr 3000, Independence, KS 67301
    http://www.littlehouseontheprairiemuseum.c

  • Matthews Living History Farm Foundation


    Po Box 356, Independence, VA 24348

  • Mvpa Historical Archives Inc


    Po Box 520378, Independence, MO 64052

  • North American Rr Museums


    Po Box 4223, Independence, MO 64055

  • Peacepathways


    1001 W Walnut St, Independence, MO 64050

  • Pony Express Museum


    , Independence, MO 64053

  • Preservation Renaissance Of Independence Inc


    115 E Walnut, Independence, MO 64050

  • Puppetry Arts Institute


    11025 E Winner Rd, Independence, MO 64052
    http://www.hazelle.org

  • Santayana Institute


    529 E 1700th Rd, Independence, MO 64055

  • Seven Hills Historical Society


    7325 Summitview Dr, Independence, OH 44131
    http://www.freewebs.com/7hillshistory

  • Truman Harry S Library And Museum


    1200 N Mccoy St, Independence, MO 64050

  • Vaile Mansion


    1500 N Liberty St, Independence, MO 64050
    http://www.vailemansion.org

  • Victorian Society Of The Vaile Mansion Dewitt Museum


    Po Box 316, Independence, MO 64055

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Independence Town, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Independence Town, Virginia.

Area Features of Independence Town, Virginia


Basin


(1) The Devils Hopper  

Bridge


(1) R A Droughton Memorial Bridge  

Building


(1) Grayson County Courthouse   (2) Independence Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Independence Volunteer Rescue Squad  

Cemetery


(1) Cox Cemetery   (2) Coxs Chapel Cemetery   (3) Gold Hill Cemetery   (4) Oak Grove Cemetery   (5) Phipps Cemetery   (6) Potato Creek Cemetery   (7) Saddle Creek Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Church   (2) Bethel Church Historical   (3) Brush Creek Church   (4) Chestnut Hill Church   (5) Cox Chapel   (6) Flat Rock Church   (7) Gold Hill Church   (8) Maple Shade Church Historical   (9) Mount Zion Church   (10) Mountain View Church   (11) Oak Grove Church   (12) Pilgrims Rest Church   (13) Pine Mountain Church   (14) Pleasant Grove Church   (15) Potato Creek Church   (16) Rock Creek Church   (17) Saddle Creek Church   (18) Salem Church   (19) Springfield Church  

Civil


(1) Elk Creek District   (2) Grayson County   (3) Town Of Independence  

Crossing


(1) Anderson Ford   (2) Baxter Ferry Historical   (3) Billings Ford   (4) Cox Ferry Historical   (5) Cox Ford   (6) Doughton Ford   (7) Ham Ford   (8) Osborne Ferry Historical   (9) Peach Bottom School Historical   (10) Penitentiary Ford   (11) Rose Ferry Historical   (12) Shaw Ferry Historical   (13) Spurlin Ford   (14) Todd Ford  

Dam


(1) Roberts Dam  

Flat


(1) Chestnut Flat  

Gap


(1) Longs Gap   (2) Low Gap  

Locale


(1) Brookside Mill Historical   (2) Cox Chapel   (3) Hacklers Store   (4) Rectors Store   (5) Rolling Acres Dairy  

Populated Place


(1) Bridle Creek   (2) Fox   (3) Independence   (4) Peach Bottom  

Reservoir


(1) Hampton Lake  

Ridge


(1) Big Ridge   (2) Long Spur  

School


(1) Bridle Creek Elementary School   (2) Chestnut Hill School Historical   (3) Crab Orchard School Historical   (4) Flat Rock School Historical   (5) Gold Hill School Historical   (6) Grayson County Career And Technical Center   (7) Grayson County High School   (8) Independence Elementary School   (9) Independence Middle School   (10) Johns Creek School Historical   (11) Lund School Historical   (12) Maple Shade School Historical   (13) Mountain View School Historical   (14) Osborne School Historical   (15) Pleasant Grove School Historical   (16) Shoal Creek School Historical  

Stream


(1) Band Branch   (2) Beaverdam Creek   (3) Bridle Creek   (4) Brush Creek   (5) Farmers Branch   (6) Johns Creek   (7) Little Brush Creek   (8) Little Peach Bottom Creek   (9) Little River   (10) Little Rock Creek   (11) Peach Bottom Creek   (12) Potato Creek   (13) Roaring Branch   (14) Rock Creek   (15) Roger Branch   (16) Saddle Creek   (17) Shoal Creek   (18) Sugarcamp Branch  

Summit


(1) Bald Hill   (2) Buck Mountain   (3) Buzzard Hill   (4) Fries Knob   (5) High Rock   (6) Mckenney Hill   (7) Penitentiary Hill   (8) Point Lookout Mountain   (9) Privett Knob   (10) Shoal Hill   (11) Striped Rock   (12) The Pinnacle   (13) Wolf Hill  

Valley


(1) Hollow Rock Hollow   (2) Kingdom Hollow   (3) Phillips Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Independence Town, Virginia

24348 (pop. 4,245)


Cities Nearby Independence Town, Virginia

Elk Creek District, VA  (pop. 4,244) 2.3 Miles
Providence District, VA  (pop. 108,474) 9.6 Miles
Old Town District, VA  (pop. 4,108) 10.6 Miles
Fries Town, VA  (pop. 513) 11.7 Miles
Galax City, VA  (pop. 6,806) 13.2 Miles
Wilson Creek District, VA  (pop. 3,269) 13.9 Miles
Speedwell District, VA  (pop. 4,634) 15.5 Miles
Troutdale Town, VA  (pop. 231) 17.1 Miles
Sugar Grove Cdp, VA  (pop. 792) 17.7 Miles
Sulphur Springs District, VA  (pop. 9,139) 18.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Independence Town, Virginia

276



Elevation in Independence Town, Virginia is 2,703.0 ft. (824.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Independence Town, Virginia

Lat: 36.622906 N        Long: -81.151735 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Independence Town, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Independence Town, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 9   (2.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 50   (13.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 44   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 54   (14.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 24   (6.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 59   (16.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 29   (8.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 13   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 28   (7.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 26   (7.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 12   (3.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 429

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 112

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 2

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 17

Other means : 2

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 97

5 to 9 minutes : 96

10 to 14 minutes : 59

15 to 19 minutes : 25

20 to 24 minutes : 134

25 to 29 minutes : 42

30 to 34 minutes : 32

35 to 39 minutes : 7

40 to 44 minutes : 10

45 to 59 minutes : 30

60 to 89 minutes : 37

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Independence Town, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 163

No Social Security income : 412


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Independence Town, Virginia)

With retirement income : 58

No retirement income : 517


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 30

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 28

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 7

$50,000 to $59,999 : 37

$60,000 to $74,999 : 16

$75,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $36,100


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Independence Town, Virginia

  • WMEV (1010 AM; 1.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCOK (1060 AM; 0.8 kW; Sparta, NC; Owner: Mountain Empire Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WWWC (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; North Wilkesboro, NC; Owner: Foothills Media, Inc.)
  • WYVE (1280 AM; 2.5 kW; Wytheville, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WITM (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Marion, VA; Owner: Appalachian Educational Communication Corporation)
  • WWWJ (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Galax, VA; Owner: Twin County Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHHV (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Hillsville, VA; Owner: New Life Christian Communications, Inc.)
  • WYZD (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Dobson, NC; Owner: Gospel Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WKSK (580 AM; 5.0 kW; West Jefferson, NC; Owner: Caddell Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLOY (660 AM; 0.55 kW; Crockett, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)
  • WKBC (800 AM; 1.0 kW; North Wilkesboro, NC; Owner: Wilkes Broadcasting Company, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Independence Town, Virginia

  • WFYE (100.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Emerald Sound, Inc.)
  • WFYE (102.7 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Asradio, Llc)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; Atkins, VA; Owner: T.e.c.o. Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WOKG (90.3 FM; Galax, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; Sugar Grove, VA; Owner: Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; Marion, VA; Owner: Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WXBX (95.3 FM; Crockett, VA; Owner: Three Rivers Media Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Independence Town, Virginia

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; Marion, VA; Owner: Blue Ridge Public Television, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Independence Town, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 35  (17.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (14.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (24.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (11.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 45  (25.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 32  (18.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 56  (31.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 237 Farms In Independence Town, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Independence Town, Virginia

Grayson National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $659.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 10

Carter Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 123

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Independence Town, Virginia

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 21.7 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)

  • Wilkes County


    (about 27.8 miles in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: IKB)

  • New River Valley


    (about 44.1 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Mercer County


    (about 46.6 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 57.6 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Independence Town, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.13%

Carpooled

13.64%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.27%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

6.95%

Other Means

0.80%

Worked At Home

3.21%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Independence Town, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 200

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 24

Female householder, no husband present : 104

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 228

Householder not living alone : 19


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 30

All other households : 545


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 138

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 31

Renter-occupied housing units : 73

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 71

Renter-occupied housing units : 176


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 160

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 55

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 38

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 44

$60,000 to $74,999 : 55

$75,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $199,999 : 2

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Total : 642


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Occupied : 575

Vacant : 67


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 17

Built 1990 to 1999 : 27

Built 1980 to 1989 : 130

Built 1970 to 1979 : 185

Built 1960 to 1969 : 44

Built 1950 to 1959 : 83

Built 1940 to 1949 : 79

Built 1939 or earlier : 77


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Utility gas : 8

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 15

Electricity : 296

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 224

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 16

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $69,999 : 22

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 69

$90,000 to $99,999 : 11

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 44

$150,000 to $174,999 : 13

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 13

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 4

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 28

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 10

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 119

Housing units without a mortgage : 82


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Independence Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $153,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $126,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $86,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $115,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $89,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Independence Town, Virginia: 47.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Independence Town, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Independence Town, Virginia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 11 11 $881,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $881,500
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $102,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $102,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $400,000
  Five or More Family 1 5 $400,000
  Total

2 9 $800,000
2004        
  Single Family 58 58 $5,865,550
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $200,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

60 64 $6,165,550
2005        
  Single Family 59 59 $5,534,650
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

59 59 $5,534,650
2006        
  Single Family 76 76 $13,907,327
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

76 76 $13,907,327


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Independence Town, VA): $18,264
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Independence Town): $69,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Independence Town): $288
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Independence Town, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.9%
Electricity: 55.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 35.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Independence Town, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Independence Town, Virginia

Southwest Va Home Health Care


     Address: 2752 Glendale Rd, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/30/1998

Twin County Regional Hh


     Address: 544 East Stuart Drive Suite R, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/16/1985

Interim Healthcare Of Galax


     Address: 530 1/2 East Stuart Dr, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/23/2002

Virginias Home Health Care


     Address: 544 North Main Street, Rural Retreat, Virginia 24368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/18/2000

Amedisys Home Health Of Wytheville


     Address: 710 West Ridge Rd Suite 1a, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/26/2006

Hospitals Close To Independence Town, Virginia

Alleghany County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 617 Doctors Street, Sparta, North Carolina 28675
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Twin County Regional Hospital


     Address: 200 Hospital Drive, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Ashe Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Hospital Ave, Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Wythe County Community Hospital


     Address: 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, Virginia 24382
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Smyth County Community Hospital


     Address: 565 Radio Hill Road, Marion, Virginia 24354
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Independence Town, Virginia

Grayson Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 400 South Independence Avenue, Independence, Virginia 24348
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Sunbridge Care & Rehab/allegha


     Address: 179 Combs Street, Sparta, North Carolina 28675
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Golden Livingcenter - Blue Ridge


     Address: 836 Glendale Rd Po Box 229, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Waddell Nursing And Rehab Center


     Address: 202 Painter St, Galax, Virginia 24333
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 124
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Margate Health And Rehab Center


     Address: 540 Waugh Street, Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 127
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Independence Town, Virginia

Name: McGuire
Address: 12700 Hagers Ferry Road; Huntersville, NC 28078-9340
Distance: 85 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Independence Town, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 715
    Disabled Workers: 220
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Grayson County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 34.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.22%
  • Other 0.73%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Independence Town, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Grayson County, VA

4.76 % of Grayson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $32,977

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Grayson County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Carroll County , VA 0.66 % ($20,528 AGI )
  • Galax , VA 0.39 % ($15,143 AGI )
  • Alleghany County , NC 0.35 % ($36,053 AGI )

Relocation away from Grayson County, VA

5.15 % of Grayson County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $23,893

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Grayson County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Carroll County , VA 0.86 % ($24,298 AGI )
  • Galax , VA 0.64 % ($24,171 AGI )
  • Wythe County , VA 0.42 % ($23,696 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Independence Town, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Independence Town, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Independence Town, Virginia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 n/a 0 0 0 1 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 108 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 108
Assault 0 n/a 0 2 1 0 0 1 n/a 1 2 2 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 212 106 0 0 112 n/a 114 209 211 0
Burglary 0 n/a 0 5 2 2 2 1 n/a 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 529 212 215 222 112 n/a 0 104 0 0
Larceny Theft 3 n/a 5 4 8 5 4 7 n/a 6 5 11 5
    per 100,000 304 n/a 523 423 848 538 444 782 n/a 685 522 1,163 541
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a 0 2 1 2 2 1 n/a 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 212 106 215 222 112 n/a 0 0 106 0
Arson 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
0 n/a 1 3 3 2 2 2 n/a 2 2 3 1
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
0 n/a 0 2 2 1 1 1 n/a 0 1 2 0


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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