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Demographics Analysis

The people of Alleghany County, 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
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 502

5 to 9 years : 516

10 to 14 years : 529

15 to 17 years : 384

18 and 19 years : 218

20 years : 52

21 years : 63

22 to 24 years : 363

25 to 29 years : 387

30 to 34 years : 363

35 to 39 years : 367

40 to 44 years : 720

45 to 49 years : 538

50 to 54 years : 580

55 to 59 years : 634

60 and 61 years : 170

62 to 64 years : 377

65 and 66 years : 132

67 to 69 years : 287

70 to 74 years : 337

75 to 79 years : 226

80 to 84 years : 168

85 years and over : 153

Female:

Under 5 years : 401

5 to 9 years : 430

10 to 14 years : 523

15 to 17 years : 296

18 and 19 years : 49

20 years : 30

21 years : 94

22 to 24 years : 319

25 to 29 years : 325

30 to 34 years : 371

35 to 39 years : 483

40 to 44 years : 694

45 to 49 years : 699

50 to 54 years : 608

55 to 59 years : 666

60 and 61 years : 281

62 to 64 years : 286

65 and 66 years : 237

67 to 69 years : 298

70 to 74 years : 344

75 to 79 years : 318

80 to 84 years : 239

85 years and over : 340


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,300

Multiple ancestry : 2,865

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 150

Ancestry not reported : 3,082


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,092

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 53

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 166

Not a U.S. citizen : 86


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 903

5 to 17 years : 2,678

18 to 24 years : 1,188

25 to 34 years : 1,446

35 to 44 years : 2,264

45 to 54 years : 2,425

55 to 59 years : 1,300

60 and 61 years : 451

62 to 64 years : 663

65 to 74 years : 1,635

75 years and over : 1,444

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 701

5 to 17 years : 2,303

18 to 24 years : 714

25 to 34 years : 1,178

35 to 44 years : 1,565

45 to 54 years : 1,765

55 to 59 years : 972

60 and 61 years : 314

62 to 64 years : 477

65 to 74 years : 1,268

75 years and over : 1,065

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 175

5 to 17 years : 348

18 to 24 years : 424

25 to 34 years : 239

35 to 44 years : 660

45 to 54 years : 571

55 to 59 years : 319

60 and 61 years : 112

62 to 64 years : 186

65 to 74 years : 357

75 years and over : 379

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 35

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 : 27

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 39

25 to 34 years : 29

35 to 44 years : 32

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,908

Female : 6,414

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,005

Female : 1,765

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 13

Female : 40

Foreign born:

Male : 140

Female : 112


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 11,431

Born in other state in the United States : 3,493

Native: born outside the United States : 53

Foreign born : 166


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,999

Now married, except separated : 5,900

Divorced : 746

Separated : 125

Widowed : 1,085

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 568

Now married, except separated : 2,204

Divorced : 320

Separated : 40

Widowed : 258

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 33

Divorced : 2

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 65

Now married, except separated : 63

Divorced : 36

Separated : 19

Widowed : 15


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 15,225

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 59

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

German:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 34

Speak English less than "very well" : 31

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Alleghany County, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 3,434   (35.9%)
  • German: 1,284   (13.4%)
  • Irish: 1,173   (12.3%)
  • English: 1,131   (11.8%)
  • Other Groups: 1,060   (11.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 349   (3.6%)
  • European: 159   (1.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 149   (1.6%)
  • Dutch: 140   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 134   (1.4%)
  • Italian: 128   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 62   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 52   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 44   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 43   (0.4%)
  • British: 43   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 32   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 22   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 18   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 16   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 15   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 15   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 8   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Alleghany County, Virginia is 16,397



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Alleghany County, Virginia: 8,066
Female Population in Alleghany County, Virginia: 8,331


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Alleghany County, Virginia: 41.4
Median Female Resident Age in Alleghany County, Virginia: 45.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Alleghany County, Virginia


White


Both sexes

46.1

Male

44.8

Female

47.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.9

Male

43.8

Female

48.9

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.5

Male

37.5

Female

51.0

Asian


Both sexes

39.5

Male

31.7

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

46.5

Male

46.5

Female

46.0

Other


Both sexes

27.3

Male

30.5

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.4

Male

13.2

Female

17.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.8

Male

27.8

Female

27.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.2

Male

44.9

Female

47.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Alleghany County, Virginia


  • White: 15,143
  • African American: 1,040
  • American Indian: 4
  • Asian: 86
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 12
  • Two or More Races: 112



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Alleghany County, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 30   (0.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (0.63%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 139   (3.11%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 275   (6.15%)
  • 9th Grade: 126   (2.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 170   (3.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 95   (2.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 209   (4.68%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,756   (39.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 383   (8.57%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 393   (8.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 269   (6.02%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 391   (8.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 140   (3.13%)
  • Professional School Degree: 42   (0.94%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 24   (0.54%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 48   (1.02%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 15   (0.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 73   (1.55%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 274   (5.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 109   (2.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 148   (3.15%)
  • 11th Grade: 198   (4.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 123   (2.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,840   (39.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 310   (6.6%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 608   (12.94%)
  • Associate Degree: 305   (6.49%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 485   (10.32%)
  • Master's Degree: 101   (2.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 61   (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Alleghany County, Virginia

  • Alleghany County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Drawer 140, Low Moor, VA 24457, Phone: (540) 863-1800, Students: 2,928 )



Museums Near Alleghany County, Virginia


  • Alleghany Historical Genealogical Society Inc


    Po Box 817, Sparta, NC 28675

  • Sparta Teapot Museum


    115 Atwood St, Sparta, NC 28675

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Alleghany County, 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 Alleghany County, Virginia.

Area Features of Alleghany County, Virginia


Airport


(1) Alleghany Regional Hospital Heliport   (2) Big Hill Airport   (3) Clifton Forge-covington Airport Historical   (4) Hop-along Airport   (5) Riverwood Airport  

Bridge


(1) Robert F Craft Memorial Bridge   (2) Smith Bridge  

Building


(1) Clifton Forge City Hall   (2) Clifton Forge Fire Department   (3) Clifton Forge Public Library   (4) Clifton Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad   (5) Eagle Rock Volunteer Rescue Squad Glen Wilton Station   (6) Glen Wilton Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Iron Gate Police Department   (8) Iron Gate Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Selma Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Alleghany Memorial Park   (2) Crown Hill Cemetery   (3) Hooks Cemetery   (4) Mallow Cemetery   (5) Mount Carmel Cemetery   (6) Mountain View Cemetery   (7) Oakland Cemetery   (8) Rose Hill Cemetery  

Census


(1) Low Moor Census Designated Place   (2) Selma Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Altamont Church   (2) Assembly Of God Church   (3) Bethel Church   (4) Central United Methodist Church   (5) Church Of The Brethren   (6) Clifton Forge Baptist Church   (7) Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church   (8) Epworth United Methodist Church   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Christian Church   (11) Holy Cross Church   (12) Locust Bottom Church   (13) Low Moor Presbyterian Church   (14) Main Street Baptist Church   (15) Mount Beulah Church   (16) Mount Pleasant Church   (17) Oakland Church   (18) Saint Andrews Episcopal Church   (19) Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church   (20) White Rock Church  

Civil


(1) Clifton Forge Historical   (2) Clifton Forge East District   (3) Clifton Forge West District   (4) Jackson River District   (5) Town Of Clifton Forge   (6) Town Of Iron Gate  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 16   (2) Interchange 21   (3) Interchange 24   (4) Interchange 27  

Dam


(1) Clifton Forge Lower Dam  

Falls


(1) Falling Spring Falls  

Flat


(1) Chestnut Flats  

Gap


(1) Mcgraw Gap   (2) Rainbow Gap   (3) White Rock Gap  

Hospital


(1) Alleghany Regional Hospital   (2) C And O Hospital  

Island


(1) Woods Island  

Lake


(1) Pike Pond  

Locale


(1) Alleghany Country Club   (2) Alleghany County Industrial Park   (3) Callie Furnace   (4) Clifton Forge Industrial Park   (5) James River Work Center   (6) Lick Run   (7) Mallow Mall Shopping Center   (8) Oak Hill Shopping Center   (9) Rainbow Rocks  

Mine


(1) Rich Patch Quarry   (2) Ritchpatch Mine  

Park


(1) Booker T Washington Park   (2) Ingleside Park   (3) Linden Park   (4) Memorial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Baldwin   (2) Clifton Forge   (3) Cliftondale Park   (4) Fairview Heights   (5) Glen Wilton   (6) Harrington   (7) Hooks Mill   (8) Iron Gate   (9) Low Moor   (10) Rich Patch   (11) Rich Patch Mines   (12) Selma  

Post Office


(1) Clifton Forge Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Clifton Forge Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Peters Ridge   (2) Pine Spur Ridge   (3) Piney Ridge  

School


(1) Alleghany High School   (2) Central Elementary School   (3) Clifton Forge Elementary School Historical   (4) Clifton Forge High School   (5) Clifton Middle School   (6) Grange School Historical   (7) Hook School Historical   (8) Jackson River Governor S School   (9) Jackson River Technical Center   (10) Jefferson Elementary School   (11) Moody School   (12) Mountain View Elementary School   (13) Selma Public School  

Stream


(1) Big Creek   (2) Cowpasture River   (3) Dry Creek   (4) Dry Run   (5) East Branch Jackson River   (6) Jackson River   (7) Karnes Creek   (8) Lick Run   (9) Piney Branch   (10) Ponding Mill Creek   (11) Roaring Run   (12) Rocky Creek   (13) Smith Creek   (14) Stull Run   (15) Trout Run   (16) White Rock Creek   (17) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Ad Cox Knob   (2) Anthony Knobs   (3) Bald Knob   (4) Bearwallow   (5) Bearwallow Mountain   (6) Big Knob   (7) Daisy Knob   (8) Fore Mountain   (9) Horse Mountain   (10) Johnson Mountain   (11) Little Mountain   (12) North Mountain   (13) Porter Mountain   (14) Rocky Hill   (15) Sandbank Mountain   (16) Waits Mountain   (17) Wilson Mountain  

Tower


(1) Wcfv Radio Tower   (2) Wxcf-am Clifton Forge   (3) Wxcf-fm Clifton Forge  

Valley


(1) Boggs Hollow   (2) Callaghan Hollow   (3) Dolly Ann Hollow   (4) Falling Spring Valley   (5) Rockbury Hollow   (6) Soldiers Retreat Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Alleghany County, Virginia

24448 (pop. 325) 24457 (pop. 225) 24474 (pop. 186)


Counties Nearby Alleghany County, Virginia

Covington City, VA  (pop. 6,171) 1.0 Miles
Clifton Forge City, VA  (pop. 4,289) 8.4 Miles
Botetourt County, VA  (pop. 33,049) 20.6 Miles
Bath County, VA  (pop. 4,636) 21.8 Miles
Craig County, VA  (pop. 5,055) 25.3 Miles
Lexington City, VA  (pop. 6,909) 28.7 Miles
Rockbridge County, VA  (pop. 22,393) 29.2 Miles
Buena Vista City, VA  (pop. 6,285) 34.0 Miles
Salem City, VA  (pop. 25,058) 34.7 Miles
Roanoke City, VA  (pop. 97,654) 35.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Alleghany County, Virginia

540



Elevation in Alleghany County, Virginia is 1,247.0 ft. (380.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Alleghany County, Virginia

Lat: 37.785041 N        Long: -79.971287 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Alleghany County, 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 Alleghany County, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 167   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 121   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 369   (6.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 689   (12.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 738   (13.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 548   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 822   (15.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 551   (10.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 255   (4.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 171   (3.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 67   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 408   (7.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 451   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,283

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 494

In 3-person carpool : 97

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 24

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 38

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 28

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 15

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 7

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 166

Other means : 37

Worked at home : 98


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 201

5 to 9 minutes : 741

10 to 14 minutes : 1,427

15 to 19 minutes : 1,013

20 to 24 minutes : 1,171

25 to 29 minutes : 463

30 to 34 minutes : 792

35 to 39 minutes : 110

40 to 44 minutes : 195

45 to 59 minutes : 509

60 to 89 minutes : 323

90 or more minutes : 244


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 2,764

No Social Security income : 4,372


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

With retirement income : 1,578

No retirement income : 5,558


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 195

$10,000 to $14,999 : 211

$15,000 to $19,999 : 259

$20,000 to $24,999 : 182

$25,000 to $29,999 : 474

$30,000 to $34,999 : 225

$35,000 to $39,999 : 252

$40,000 to $44,999 : 325

$45,000 to $49,999 : 282

$50,000 to $59,999 : 475

$60,000 to $74,999 : 809

$75,000 to $99,999 : 692

$100,000 to $124,999 : 348

$125,000 to $149,999 : 177

$150,000 to $199,999 : 95

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $52,009


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Alleghany County, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 596  (18.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 262  (8.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 310  (9.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 66  (2.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 729  (22.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 710  (30.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 457  (19.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 830  (35.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 14  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 22  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Alleghany County, Virginia

Employed: 7,016
Unemployed: 352



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Alleghany County, Virginia

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Alleghany County, Virginia

Ground Water

 
Fresh 3.25 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.25 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 60.90 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 60.90 Mgal/d





There are 0 Farms In Alleghany County, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alleghany County, Virginia

Highlands Community Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $257.5k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

First-citizens Bank & Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 390

Union First Market Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 131

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Sonabank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $774.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alleghany County, Virginia

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 13.7 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 23.9 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 31.8 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 46.5 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 52.7 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • New River Valley


    (about 59.2 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Raleigh County Memorial


    (about 63.0 miles in Stanaford, West Virginia; Airport Code: BKW)

  • Shenandoah Valley Regional


    (about 67.2 miles in Weyers Cave, Virginia; Airport Code: SHD)

  • Mercer County


    (about 75.7 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Elkins-Randolph County-Jennings Randolph Field


    (about 76.6 miles in Elkins, West Virginia; Airport Code: EKN)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 79.9 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • Charlottesville Albemarle


    (about 86.3 miles in Charlottesville, Virginia; Airport Code: CHO)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 90.8 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • Mcs-Pad Heliport


    (about 93.6 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: WV1)

  • Grant County


    (about 94.8 miles in Arthur, West Virginia; Airport Code: PGC)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 96.7 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Kanawha


    (about 97.1 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Yeager


    (about 97.1 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 97.6 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alleghany County, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.33%

Carpooled

10.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.07%

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

1.11%

Other Means

0.64%

Worked At Home

2.26%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Alleghany County, 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
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,963

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 376

Female householder, no husband present : 688

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,933

Householder not living alone : 176


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 235

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 66

All other households : 6,827


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,589

Renter-occupied housing units : 374

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 360

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 478

Renter-occupied housing units : 210

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,398

Renter-occupied housing units : 711


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 558

$10,000 to $14,999 : 534

$15,000 to $19,999 : 532

$20,000 to $24,999 : 417

$25,000 to $29,999 : 496

$30,000 to $34,999 : 414

$35,000 to $39,999 : 370

$40,000 to $44,999 : 485

$45,000 to $49,999 : 313

$50,000 to $59,999 : 578

$60,000 to $74,999 : 867

$75,000 to $99,999 : 829

$100,000 to $124,999 : 373

$125,000 to $149,999 : 238

$150,000 to $199,999 : 106

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Total : 8,062


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Occupied : 7,136

Vacant : 926


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 93

Built 2000 to 2004 : 198

Built 1990 to 1999 : 849

Built 1980 to 1989 : 811

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,507

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,407

Built 1950 to 1959 : 826

Built 1940 to 1949 : 536

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,835


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Utility gas : 1,817

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 248

Electricity : 2,162

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,769

Coal or coke : 14

Wood : 1,061

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 46

No fuel used : 19


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 152

$10,000 to $14,999 : 106

$15,000 to $19,999 : 62

$20,000 to $24,999 : 98

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 90

$35,000 to $39,999 : 190

$40,000 to $49,999 : 255

$50,000 to $59,999 : 290

$60,000 to $69,999 : 380

$70,000 to $79,999 : 484

$80,000 to $89,999 : 372

$90,000 to $99,999 : 260

$100,000 to $124,999 : 769

$125,000 to $149,999 : 503

$150,000 to $174,999 : 472

$175,000 to $199,999 : 283

$200,000 to $249,999 : 364

$250,000 to $299,999 : 188

$300,000 to $399,999 : 279

$400,000 to $499,999 : 83

$500,000 to $749,999 : 40

$750,000 to $999,999 : 22

$1,000,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Alleghany County, 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 : 186

Home equity loan only : 442

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,510

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,687


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Alleghany County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : $123,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $119,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $177,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $117,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $99,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $117,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $89,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $66,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Alleghany County, Virginia: 67.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)





Median Household Income In 2000 (Alleghany County, VA): $38,545
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alleghany County): $73,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alleghany County, Virginia

Utility Gas: 11.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.4%
Electricity: 27.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 35.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.3%
Wood: 19.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Alleghany County, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 13.88%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 72.95%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 13.17%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alleghany County): $360
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Alleghany County): $498


(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 Alleghany County, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Alleghany County, Virginia

Intrepid Usa Heathcare Services


     Address: 362 West Main Street, Covington, Virginia 24426
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/15/1984

Highlands Home Health


     Address: 214 West Main Street, Alleghany, Virginia 24426
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/4/2000

Community House Home Hlth Svcs


     Address: #1 Wilkerson Avenue, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 8/16/1985

Stonewall Jackson Hosp Hm Hlth


     Address: 130 Walker Street Suite C, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/10/1983

Home Care Plus, Inc.


     Address: Rt 2 Box 169 G Grayrock Professional Park, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/16/1985

Hospitals Close To Alleghany County, Virginia

Alleghany Regional Hospital


     Address: One Arh Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Bath County Community Hospital


     Address: Rural Route 220 Po Drawer Z, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Stonewall Jackson Hospital


     Address: 1 Health Circle, Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Greenbrier Valley Medical Center


     Address: 202 Maplewood Avenue Po Box 497, Ronceverte, West Virginia 24970
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lewis-gale Medical Center


     Address: 1900 Electric Road, Salem, Virginia 24153
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Alleghany County, Virginia

Brian Center Nursing Care/alleghany


     Address: 100 Alleghany Regional Hospital Lane, Low Moor, Virginia 24457
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Brian Center Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 188 Old Fincastle Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Carrington Place At Botetourt Commons


     Address: 290 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Virginia 24083
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Springs Nursing Center, The


     Address: Spring Street, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Heritage Hall Lexington


     Address: 205 Houston Street, East Lexington, Virginia 24450
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Alleghany County, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 115 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Alleghany County, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 190
    Disabled Workers: 80
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Alleghany County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.52%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.07%
  • Other 0.42%



(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 Alleghany County, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Alleghany County, VA

4.04 % of Alleghany County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $36,592

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Covington , VA 0.76 % ($19,043 AGI )
  • Botetourt County , VA 0.25 % ($21,267 AGI )
  • Bath County , VA 0.21 % ($37,077 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.21 % ($33,538 AGI )
  • Greenbrier County , WV 0.18 % ($17,364 AGI )

Relocation away from Alleghany County, VA

4.45 % of Alleghany 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 $33,561

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Covington , VA 0.71 % ($23,512 AGI )
  • Botetourt County , VA 0.49 % ($52,133 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.36 % ($25,636 AGI )
  • Bath County , VA 0.25 % ($17,200 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 0.20 % ($42,750 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 Alleghany County, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Alleghany County, Virginia


On 06/05/1975, a tornado touched down 19.21 miles from the center of Alleghany County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Alleghany County, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Extreme Cold        
12/30/1993, 10:00 pm 1 0 -- --
         
Flooding        
06/25/2006, 07:00 pm 1 1 $50K --
06/25/2006, 06:05 pm 0 0 $15K --
05/22/2001, 03:00 pm 0 0 $100K --
06/01/1997, 02:15 pm 0 0 $2K --
06/28/1995, 04:30 am 0 0 $50K --
06/26/1995, 10:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
01/15/1995, 02:00 am 0 0 $100K --
01/01/1912, 12:00 am 0 0 $4M --
         
Lightning        
07/03/2002, 11:27 pm 0 0 $125K --
06/24/1996, 02:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
         





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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 Alleghany County, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

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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