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Population (year 2000): 10,353
Males: 4,995 (48.2%), Females: 5,358 (51.8%)

Kanawha County

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Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $45,334 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,200 (year 2000)

Cross Lanes, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Cross Lanes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (14.7%), English (14.5%), Irish (13.0%), United States (12.2%), Dutch (3.4%), Italian (3.4%).

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Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Cross Lanes

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cross Lanes CDP

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.8% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Charleston, (11.2 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (136.5 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (468.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV (3.5 miles Poca, WV (3.8 miles Jefferson, WV (3.9 miles Nitro, Albans, WV St. (4.5 miles WV Dunbar, (5.1 miles Charleston, WV (6.9 miles South WV (7.2 miles Bancroft, WV (7.9 miles Tornado,

Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 81.78 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Retail trade (12.4%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,099 (-29.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 532 (10.5%)

Average climate in Cross Lanes, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Cross Lanes-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.8 miles away from the Cross Lanes city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 51.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Cross Lanes:
  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CAMC WOMEN AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MED CNTR (about 12 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cross Lanes:
  • YEAGER (about 14 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 54 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 64 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cross Lanes:
  • LEON (about 23 miles; LEON, WV; ID: W07)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 30 miles; MILTON, WV; ID: 12V)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 34 miles; RAVENSWOOD, WV; ID: I18)

Amtrak station near Cross Lanes:
  • 11 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Cross Lanes:
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 491; Location: 5514 BIG TYLER RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cross Lanes:
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 60 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 66 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 77 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)

Churches in Cross Lanes include: Community Chapel Church (A), Cross Lanes United Methodist Church (B).

Cemeteries: Lanham Cemetery (1), Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens (2).

Reservoir: Lake Chaweva (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolfpen Run (A), Howard Fork (B).


Cross Lanes compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Cross Lanes:
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cross Lanes:
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cross Lanes:
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

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