Sophia strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Sophia to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||49 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||173 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||25921|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BECKLEY VA HOSPITAL|
|Jan Temp||18 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||58 to 78 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||39.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||22 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||41.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||19 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 78 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||45.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.75|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,260|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||20.3%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Sophia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:McAlpin (25921)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio.
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
SOPHIA ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION LEARNING CENTER
207 SCOUT ST.
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 104 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Jenkins, Kentucky||89.5||29%||14.7%||10.3%||27||$25,985||6.4%||2%||2,401||29.9%||3.8||0.6%||0.4|
|2. Olive Hill, Kentucky||87.9||33.8%||18.4%||12.5%||27||$31,071||6.6%||1.3%||1,813||24.8%||14.9||0.5%||2.2|
|3. Woodsfield, Ohio||87.5||31.3%||22.9%||12.7%||24||$33,500||5.7%||1.2%||2,598||17.3%||12.3||0.3%||0.8|
|4. Sarcoxie, Missouri||87.3||32.8%||20.9%||10.4%||23||$34,519||7.1%||4.1%||1,354||16.8%||5.2||0.5%||2.2|
|5. Wellsville, Missouri||87.3||30.3%||21.6%||7.7%||25||$32,917||6.5%||6.8%||1,423||20.3%||11.2||0.5%||0.7|
|6. Dawson Springs, Kentucky||87.1||29.9%||22%||7%||25||$27,872||5.8%||2.3%||2,980||27.1%||11.7||0.2%||2|
|7. Greenfield, Tennessee||85.4||31.5%||16.6%||12%||24||$35,417||7.3%||9.5%||2,208||14.7%||9.1||0.4%||0.5|
|8. New Haven, West Virginia||84.7||30.3%||18.2%||6.9%||27||$36,719||6.1%||1.3%||1,559||13.7%||10.3||0.3%||1.9|
|9. Collinwood, Tennessee||84.6||28.1%||13.9%||7.4%||26||$31,296||6.2%||1.8%||1,024||16.8%||13.7||0.2%||2|
|10. Erath, Louisiana||83.1||27.1%||16.6%||11.3%||26||$36,204||7.4%||10.9%||2,187||18.2%||16||0.5%||0.9|
|11. Charleston, Arkansas||82.7||29.7%||19.3%||12.1%||28||$39,598||7.2%||4.4%||2,965||14.4%||8.8||0.3%||0.3|
|12. Minco, Oklahoma||82.6||26.5%||15.7%||14.4%||31||$40,223||6.6%||8%||1,672||13.5%||1.2||0.1%||1.2|
|13. Cedar Bluff, Virginia||81.7||34.5%||15.5%||15.8%||22||$30,357||7%||1%||1,085||14.3%||18.4||0.6%||0.9|
|14. Hackleburg, Alabama||80.4||32.2%||16.6%||5.6%||23||$30,938||5.2%||0.8%||1,527||14.8%||13.8||0.5%||1.3|
|15. North Apollo, Pennsylvania||77.5||24.3%||19.4%||8.6%||28||$35,789||5.3%||2.8%||1,426||13.5%||8.4||0.3%||2.1|
|16. Phoenix, New York||77||33.5%||13.9%||12.5%||22||$36,442||7%||1.8%||2,251||13.2%||18.7||0.1%||1.3|
|17. Spencerville, Ohio||76.2||24%||16.6%||8.7%||23||$40,625||7.2%||2.3%||2,235||13%||18.8||0.4%||0.5|
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