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Demographics Analysis

The people of Craig 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
(Craig County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 166

5 to 9 years : 159

10 to 14 years : 115

15 to 17 years : 130

18 and 19 years : 43

20 years : 19

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 96

25 to 29 years : 160

30 to 34 years : 208

35 to 39 years : 218

40 to 44 years : 150

45 to 49 years : 192

50 to 54 years : 269

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 97

62 to 64 years : 51

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 82

70 to 74 years : 69

75 to 79 years : 77

80 to 84 years : 33

85 years and over : 44

Female:

Under 5 years : 129

5 to 9 years : 126

10 to 14 years : 57

15 to 17 years : 40

18 and 19 years : 76

20 years : 10

21 years : 46

22 to 24 years : 114

25 to 29 years : 145

30 to 34 years : 214

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 176

45 to 49 years : 216

50 to 54 years : 304

55 to 59 years : 147

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 140

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 99

70 to 74 years : 132

75 to 79 years : 54

80 to 84 years : 156

85 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Craig County, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,534

Multiple ancestry : 1,147

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 13

Ancestry not reported : 1,361


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,967

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 49

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Craig County, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 295

5 to 17 years : 627

18 to 24 years : 407

25 to 34 years : 727

35 to 44 years : 559

45 to 54 years : 981

55 to 59 years : 298

60 and 61 years : 158

62 to 64 years : 191

65 to 74 years : 417

75 years and over : 395

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 284

5 to 17 years : 585

18 to 24 years : 310

25 to 34 years : 476

35 to 44 years : 453

45 to 54 years : 700

55 to 59 years : 281

60 and 61 years : 86

62 to 64 years : 126

65 to 74 years : 221

75 years and over : 258

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 79

25 to 34 years : 235

35 to 44 years : 106

45 to 54 years : 266

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 72

62 to 64 years : 53

65 to 74 years : 169

75 years and over : 137

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 15

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 : 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 : 12

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Craig County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,934

Female : 1,846

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 568

Female : 619

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 17

Female : 32

Foreign born:

Male : 13

Female : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Craig County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 3,723

Born in other state in the United States : 1,185

Native: born outside the United States : 49

Foreign born : 39


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 699

Now married, except separated : 1,745

Divorced : 248

Separated : 93

Widowed : 292

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 275

Now married, except separated : 554

Divorced : 145

Separated : 0

Widowed : 164

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 31

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 39

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,708

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 27

German:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Craig County, Virginia

  • United States Or American: 1,327   (33.9%)
  • German: 634   (16.2%)
  • Irish: 490   (12.5%)
  • Other Groups: 427   (10.9%)
  • English: 412   (10.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 124   (3.2%)
  • Italian: 112   (2.9%)
  • Dutch: 100   (2.6%)
  • Scottish: 83   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 54   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 29   (0.7%)
  • European: 23   (0.6%)
  • British: 23   (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 21   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 8   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 1   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Craig County, Virginia is 5,055



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Craig County, Virginia: 2,532
Female Population in Craig County, Virginia: 2,523


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Craig County, Virginia: 38.6
Median Female Resident Age in Craig County, Virginia: 47.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Craig County, Virginia


White


Both sexes

45.0

Male

44.4

Female

45.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

16.5

Male

16.5

Female

24.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

36.0

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.0

Male

27.5

Female

46.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

18.5

Male

32.5

Female

9.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.5

Male

25.5

Female

22.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.0

Male

30.5

Female

26.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.1

Male

44.5

Female

45.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Craig County, Virginia


  • White: 4,996
  • African American: 2
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 57



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (0.95%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 32   (1.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 40   (2.22%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 113   (6.28%)
  • 9th Grade: 48   (2.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 90   (5.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 99   (5.51%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 57   (3.17%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 706   (39.27%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 169   (9.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 169   (9.4%)
  • Associate Degree: 67   (3.73%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 123   (6.84%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (1.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 18   (1%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.34%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 25   (1.42%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 22   (1.25%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 50   (2.84%)
  • 9th Grade: 49   (2.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 72   (4.08%)
  • 11th Grade: 59   (3.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 55   (3.12%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 747   (42.37%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 211   (11.97%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 208   (11.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 65   (3.69%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 157   (8.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 36   (2.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Craig County, Virginia

  • Craig County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 245, New Castle, VA 24127, Phone: (540) 864-5191, Students: 722 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Craig County, Virginia

  • Craig County High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Route 3 Box 1007, New Castle, VA 24127, Phone: (540) 864-5185, Students: 396 )

  • Mccleary Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Rt 3 Box 1008, New Castle, VA 24127, Phone: (540) 864-5173, Students: 326 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Craig County, Virginia

  • Craig County Public Library


    303 Main St., New Castle, VA 24127

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Craig County, Virginia


  • Craig County Historical Society


    Po Box 206, New Castle, VA 24127

  • Eastern Trails Museum


    215 West Illinois, Vinita, OK 74301

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Craig County, Virginia


Airport


(1) New Castle International Airport  

Building


(1) Craig County Rescue Squad And Emergency Medical Services   (2) Hardy Fire Department   (3) Johns Creek Volunteer Fire Department   (4) New Castle Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Paint Bank Volunteer Fire Department And Rescue Squad   (6) Read Mountain Fire And Rescue   (7) Roanoke County Sheriffs Office  

Cemetery


(1) Bryan Cemetery   (2) Caldwell Cemetery   (3) Carter Cemetery   (4) County Farm Cemetery   (5) Harper Cemetery   (6) Huffman Cemetery   (7) Huffman Memorial Park   (8) Leffel Cemetery   (9) Looney Cemetery   (10) Nutter Cemetery   (11) Paitsel Cemetery   (12) Paxton Cemetery   (13) Ruble Cemetery   (14) Taylor Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Bethel Church Historical   (3) Chestnut Grove Church   (4) Craig Springs Church   (5) Cross Roads Church   (6) Dameron Church   (7) Forrest Memorial Church   (8) High Mountain Church Historical   (9) Iron Hill Church Historical   (10) Maple Grove Church   (11) Mount Carmel Church   (12) Mount Olivet Church   (13) Oak Grove Church Historical   (14) Paxton Chapel   (15) Salem Church  

Civil


(1) Craig City District   (2) Craig County   (3) New Castle District   (4) Potts Mountain District   (5) Town Of New Castle  

Cliff


(1) Lovers Leap  

Dam


(1) Johns Creek Number Four Dam   (2) Johns Creek Number Three Dam   (3) Johns Creek Number Two Dam  

Falls


(1) Beaverdam Falls   (2) Meadow Creek Falls  

Flat


(1) Boomer Flats   (2) Potts Cove  

Locale


(1) Big Ridge Lookout   (2) Blue Healing Springs   (3) Fenwick Mines Campground   (4) Managers Depot   (5) Murder Hole   (6) New Castle Work Center   (7) Nicholson Knob   (8) Paint Bank National Fish Hatchery   (9) Pine Top   (10) Ripleys Mill Historical   (11) Steel Bridge Campground   (12) The Pines Campground   (13) The Pines Horse Corral  

Mine


(1) Fenwick Mine  

Park


(1) New Castle Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Barbours Creek   (2) Craig Springs   (3) Earlehurst   (4) Gunn   (5) Iron Hill Springs   (6) Looney   (7) Maggie   (8) Marshalltown   (9) Middle Mountain Historical   (10) New Castle   (11) Paint Bank   (12) Potts Creek   (13) Sweet Chalybeate   (14) Virginia Mineral Springs  

Post Office


(1) Blue Healing Springs Post Office Historical   (2) Virginia Mineral Springs Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) Peters Mountain  

Reserve


(1) Barbours Creek Wilderness   (2) Shawvers Run Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Connallys Lake  

Ridge


(1) Big Chestnut Ridge   (2) Big Ridge   (3) Cowbone Ridge   (4) Doctors Ridge   (5) Double Ridge   (6) Henry Soap Ridge   (7) Island Ridge   (8) Johns Creek Mountain   (9) Linton Ridge   (10) Little Chestnut Ridge   (11) Little Mountain   (12) Mill Ridge   (13) Piney Ridge   (14) Snake Run Ridge   (15) Tanyard Ridge   (16) Wildcat Ridge  

School


(1) Barbours Creek School   (2) Big Branch School Historical   (3) Craig County High School   (4) Mccleary Elementary School   (5) Ruble School Historical   (6) Wilderness Outdoor Opportunity Discovery School  

Spring


(1) Sweet Chalybeate Springs  

Stream


(1) Alec Branch   (2) Bell Branch   (3) Big Branch   (4) Black Branch   (5) Carr Branch   (6) Champ Branch   (7) Cold Spring Branch   (8) Cove Branch   (9) Cove Creek   (10) Dicks Creek   (11) Double Branch   (12) Ewin Run   (13) Fall Hollow Branch   (14) Farrier Branch   (15) Fridleys Branch   (16) Georges Swamp Branch   (17) Golf Course Branch   (18) Grannys Creek   (19) Green Swamp Branch   (20) Hamilton Branch   (21) Hannah Branch   (22) Healing Branch   (23) Hog Rock Branch   (24) Johns Creek   (25) Jones Branch   (26) Kale Branch   (27) Kyles Branch   (28) Lick Branch   (29) Lipes Branch   (30) Little Double Branch   (31) Little Oregon Creek   (32) Meadow Branch   (33) Meadow Creek   (34) Middle Branch   (35) Middle Creek   (36) Mud Lick Branch   (37) Muddy Fork Branch   (38) Mudlick Branch   (39) Nelse Branch   (40) Paint Bank Branch   (41) Paxton Branch   (42) Porterfield Branch   (43) Red Springs Branch   (44) Rich Branch   (45) Robinson Branch   (46) Rocky Branch   (47) Shawvers Run   (48) Simpson Branch   (49) Snake Run   (50) Snodgrass Branch   (51) South Prong Barbours Creek   (52) Taylor Branch   (53) Toms Branch   (54) Tub Run   (55) Valley Branch   (56) West Branch Grannys Creek   (57) White Branch   (58) Wright Branch   (59) Wylies Run  

Summit


(1) Aps Knob   (2) Arnolds Knob   (3) Big Knob   (4) Dameron Mountain   (5) Fletcher Knob   (6) Frozen Knob   (7) Hanging Rock   (8) Little Mountain   (9) Middle Mountain   (10) Nutters Mountain   (11) Peters Hill   (12) Potts Arm   (13) Rocky Knob   (14) Sevenmile Mountain   (15) Slaty Mountain   (16) Sweet Springs Mountain   (17) Toms Knob  

Trail


(1) Cove Trail   (2) Fenwick Nature Trail   (3) Potts Arm Trail   (4) Potts Mountain Trail  

Valley


(1) Big Hickory Hollow   (2) Falls Hollow   (3) Flat Rock Hollow   (4) Hanging Rock Valley   (5) Jack Tucker Hollow   (6) Lafes Hollow   (7) Longbridge Hollow   (8) Margaret Hollow   (9) Pee Wee Hollow   (10) Penny Hollow   (11) Rack Hollow   (12) Red Brush Valley   (13) Shingle Hollow   (14) Tucker Hollow   (15) Wide Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Craig County, Virginia

24127 (pop. 4,207) 24131 (pop. 148)


Counties Nearby Craig County, Virginia

Salem City, VA  (pop. 25,058) 15.1 Miles
Roanoke County, VA  (pop. 93,140) 18.9 Miles
Roanoke City, VA  (pop. 97,654) 19.2 Miles
Botetourt County, VA  (pop. 33,049) 21.5 Miles
Montgomery County, VA  (pop. 95,409) 23.0 Miles
Covington City, VA  (pop. 6,171) 24.9 Miles
Alleghany County, VA  (pop. 16,397) 25.3 Miles
Giles County, VA  (pop. 17,193) 30.1 Miles
Radford City, VA  (pop. 16,062) 31.0 Miles
Clifton Forge City, VA  (pop. 4,289) 32.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Craig County, Virginia

540



Elevation in Craig County, Virginia is 2,602.0 ft. (793.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Craig County, Virginia

Lat: 37.470341 N        Long: -80.206295 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 104   (4.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 108   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 179   (7.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 413   (18.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 231   (10.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 443   (19.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 241   (10.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 135   (5.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 90   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 68   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 23   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 128   (5.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 111   (4.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Craig County, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,097

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 340

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

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 : 21

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 117


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Craig County, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 63

5 to 9 minutes : 161

10 to 14 minutes : 41

15 to 19 minutes : 153

20 to 24 minutes : 174

25 to 29 minutes : 135

30 to 34 minutes : 389

35 to 39 minutes : 144

40 to 44 minutes : 384

45 to 59 minutes : 534

60 to 89 minutes : 131

90 or more minutes : 156


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 763

No Social Security income : 1,407


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 416

No retirement income : 1,754


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Craig County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 121

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 137

$30,000 to $34,999 : 75

$35,000 to $39,999 : 93

$40,000 to $44,999 : 125

$45,000 to $49,999 : 72

$50,000 to $59,999 : 168

$60,000 to $74,999 : 311

$75,000 to $99,999 : 260

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 71

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 19


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $53,579


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Craig County, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 294  (22.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 83  (6.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 211  (15.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 429  (32.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 285  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 240  (23.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 388  (37.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Craig County, Virginia

Employed: 2,490
Unemployed: 86



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Craig 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%







There are 136 Farms In Craig County, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Craig County, Virginia

Farmers & Merchants Bank Of Craig County - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $55.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

Carter Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Craig County, Virginia

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 16.1 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 21.3 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 28.9 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • New River Valley


    (about 34.7 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 39.0 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Raleigh County Memorial


    (about 54.6 miles in Stanaford, West Virginia; Airport Code: BKW)

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 56.1 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Mercer County


    (about 56.3 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 59.0 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • Mountain Empire


    (about 74.5 miles in Rural Retreat, Virginia; Airport Code: VA3)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 78.4 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • Shenandoah Valley Regional


    (about 90.0 miles in Weyers Cave, Virginia; Airport Code: SHD)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 91.5 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Smith Reynolds


    (about 92.2 miles in Winston Salem, North Carolina; Airport Code: INT)

  • Mcs-Pad Heliport


    (about 93.5 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: WV1)

  • Piedmont Triad International


    (about 96.3 miles in Greensboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: GSO)

  • Logan County


    (about 97.2 miles in Ethel, West Virginia; Airport Code: WV2)

  • Yeager


    (about 98.0 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Kanawha


    (about 98.0 miles in Charleston, West Virginia; Airport Code: CRW)

  • Wilkes County


    (about 99.3 miles in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: IKB)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Craig County, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.93%

Carpooled

16.20%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.09%

Walked

1.62%

Other Means

0.81%

Worked At Home

2.35%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,111

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 187

Female householder, no husband present : 253

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 476

Householder not living alone : 143


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 17

Male householder and female partner : 161

Female householder and female partner : 23

Female householder and male partner : 47

All other households : 1,922


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Craig County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 997

Renter-occupied housing units : 114

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 141

Renter-occupied housing units : 46

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 203

Renter-occupied housing units : 50

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 455

Renter-occupied housing units : 164


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Craig County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 116

$15,000 to $19,999 : 235

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 155

$30,000 to $34,999 : 61

$35,000 to $39,999 : 177

$40,000 to $44,999 : 128

$45,000 to $49,999 : 210

$50,000 to $59,999 : 168

$60,000 to $74,999 : 425

$75,000 to $99,999 : 299

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 71

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 19


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Craig County, Virginia)

Total : 2,582


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Craig County, Virginia)

Occupied : 2,170

Vacant : 412


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Craig County, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Craig County, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 42

Built 2000 to 2004 : 86

Built 1990 to 1999 : 561

Built 1980 to 1989 : 441

Built 1970 to 1979 : 415

Built 1960 to 1969 : 189

Built 1950 to 1959 : 289

Built 1940 to 1949 : 152

Built 1939 or earlier : 407


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Craig County, Virginia)

Utility gas : 16

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 356

Electricity : 806

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 420

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 572

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Craig County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 106

$15,000 to $19,999 : 41

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 71

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 101

$80,000 to $89,999 : 190

$90,000 to $99,999 : 43

$100,000 to $124,999 : 168

$125,000 to $149,999 : 161

$150,000 to $174,999 : 151

$175,000 to $199,999 : 119

$200,000 to $249,999 : 266

$250,000 to $299,999 : 97

$300,000 to $399,999 : 134

$400,000 to $499,999 : 54

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 30

$1,000,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Craig 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 : 30

Home equity loan only : 80

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 15

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 807

Housing units without a mortgage : 864


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $241,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $215,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $121,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $146,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $255,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $88,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $188,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $185,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Craig County, Virginia: 68.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Craig County, 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 40 40 $3,639,557
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $3,639,557
2000        
  Single Family 42 42 $3,458,513
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

42 42 $3,458,513
2001        
  Single Family 31 31 $3,804,080
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $3,804,080
2002        
  Single Family 38 38 $4,015,440
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $4,015,440
2003        
  Single Family 36 36 $4,466,787
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

36 36 $4,466,787
2004        
  Single Family 30 30 $4,286,945
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

30 30 $4,286,945
2005        
  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
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Craig County, VA): $37,314
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Craig County): $89,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Craig County, Virginia

Utility Gas: 0.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.6%
Electricity: 33.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 23.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.3%
Wood: 18.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Craig County, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Craig County): $404
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Craig County): $632


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



Health Care Centers Close To Craig County, Virginia

Generation Solutions


     Address: 4502 Starkey Road Sw, Suite 9, Roanoke, Virginia 24014
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/9/2006

Carilion Homecare Srv Roanoke


     Address: 1917 Franklin Road Suite C, Roanoke, Virginia 24014
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/23/1981

Intrepid Usa Healthcare Services


     Address: 3706 S Main Street Suite C, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/6/1987

Medi Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 80 College Street Suite M, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/30/2003

Interim Hlthcare Christnsburg


     Address: 211 Roanoke St, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/21/2002

Hospitals Close To Craig County, Virginia

Lewis-gale Medical Center


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

Carilion Medical Center


     Address: 1906 Belleview Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24033
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Carilion New River Valley Medical Center


     Address: 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

"montgomery Regional Hospital, Inc"


     Address: 3700 South Main Street, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Alleghany Regional Hospital


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

Nursing Homes Close To Craig County, Virginia

Salem Health & Rehabilitation


     Address: 1945 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, Virginia 24153
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 222
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Richfield Recovery & Care Cent


     Address: 3615 West Main Street, Salem, Virginia 24153
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 263
     Percent Occupied: 83%

South Roanoke Nursing Home Inc


     Address: 3823 Franklin Rd, Sw, Roanoke, Virginia 24014
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 88
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Friendship Health And Rehab Center


     Address: 327 Hershberger Rd Nw, Roanoke, Virginia 24012
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 348
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Avante At Roanoke


     Address: 324 King George Ave Sw, Roanoke, Virginia 24016
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 120
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Craig County, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 132 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Craig County, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 555
    Disabled Workers: 220
    Widowers Workers: 95
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)



Craig County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 34.38%
  • Bush & Cheney 65.09%
  • Other 0.53%



(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 Craig County, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Craig County, VA

6.24 % of Craig County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,405

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Roanoke , VA 1.08 % ($34,550 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 0.86 % ($37,250 AGI )
  • Salem , VA 0.86 % ($51,188 AGI )

Relocation away from Craig County, VA

5.68 % of Craig 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 $30,238

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Montgomery County , VA 0.87 % ($22,875 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 0.81 % ($33,000 AGI )
  • Salem , VA 0.70 % ($31,462 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.65 % ($48,750 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 Craig County, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Craig County, Virginia


On 04/04/1974, a tornado touched down 15.24 miles from the center of Craig County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 08/04/2003, a tornado touched down 16.34 miles from the center of Craig County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/22/1990, a tornado touched down 18.17 miles from the center of Craig County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/17/1953, a tornado touched down 21.85 miles from the center of Craig County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 07/11/1976, a tornado touched down 21.85 miles from the center of Craig County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with large hail and heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Craig County, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
03/02/2007, 06:00 am 0 0 $2K --
02/22/2003, 07:00 am 0 0 $50K --
06/05/2001, 06:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
01/15/1995, 02:00 am 0 0 $10K --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 0 $150K --
         
Hail        
06/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
06/16/1998, 02:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Lightning        
05/05/1996, 06:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/25/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
08/24/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
09/28/2006, 01:48 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/21/2006, 11:20 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/21/2006, 11:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/26/2006, 06:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/09/2003, 01:40 pm 0 1 $500K --
06/06/2002, 02:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
05/13/2002, 10:20 am 0 0 $5K --
06/16/1998, 02:33 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/25/1989, 12:15 pm 1 0 -- --
         



Tornados In Craig County, Virginia

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1990-06-22 1 150 2 0 0 $250K --
  1975-04-24 6 67 2 0 0 $25K --
  1962-03-21 2 100 1 0 0 $250K --





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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 Craig 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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