Community Profile


Population 2,574


Pop. Density 1,244.5 people per square mile


Area: 3 square miles, 2.3 land area, .7 water


Locaton GPS: The latitude of Hinton is 37.673N. The longitude is -80.889W.


Elevation is 1,463 feet.


Climate: Seasonal the warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 84.60 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 22.00 degrees Fahrenheit.


Rainfall: The annual average precipitation at Hinton is 37.72 Inches. Rainfall in is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The wettest month of the year is July with an average rainfall of 4.19 Inches.


Snowfall: The annual average snowfall at Hinton is 25-32 inches.


Education: Hinton has Elementary, Middle, and High Schools; an average teacher to student ratio of 1:16.


Median Income: $25,769


Median Home Cost: $59,700


Cost of Living: 27% lower than the U.S. average.


Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.


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