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Population (year 2000): 8,154. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,740 (-5.1% change)
Males: 3,693 (45.3%), Females: 4,461 (54.7%)

Kanawha County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $35,117 (year 2000)
Median house value: $75,400 (year 2000)

Dunbar, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Dunbar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.4%)
  • Black (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (11.5%), German (11.0%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 603 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Dunbar,

For population 25 years and over in Dunbar

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunbar city

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -562 (-6.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Charleston, (7.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (141.6 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (467.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Charleston, WV (2.1 miles South WV (2.8 miles Jefferson, Lanes, WV (5.1 miles Cross Albans, WV St. (5.6 miles WV (7.2 miles Nitro, WV Charleston, (7.4 miles WV (7.7 miles Tornado, Creek, WV (8.4 miles Alum


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,800

Latitude: 38.36 N, Longitude: 81.74 W


Dunbar, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.5%), Retail trade (13.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -126 (-1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 593 (16.3%)

Crime in Dunbar (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (63.4 per 100,000)
  • 17 assaults (215.5 per 100,000)
  • 144 burglaries (1825.1 per 100,000)
  • 209 thefts (2648.9 per 100,000)
  • 33 auto thefts (418.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 318.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Dunbar, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dunbar,

Dunbar-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.7 miles away from the Dunbar 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 53.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dunbar:
  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MED CNTR (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • EYE & EAR CLINIC OF CHARLESTON,THE (about 8 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dunbar:
  • YEAGER (about 11 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 57 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 59 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dunbar:
  • LEON (about 28 miles; LEON, WV; ID: W07)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 33 miles; MILTON, WV; ID: 12V)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 38 miles; LOGAN, WV; ID: 6L4)

Amtrak station near Dunbar:
  • 7 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.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 5 $9,963 $23,911 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $18,376 $18,376 0 $0
Sewerage 26 $36,817 $16,992 1 $713
Parks and Recreation 2 $3,066 $18,396 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 9 $14,553 $19,404 22 $8,019
Firefighters 14 $39,852 $34,158 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $6,620 $26,480 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $4,530 $27,180 8 $2,657
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $5,688
Police Protection - Officers 14 $44,723 $38,334 0 $0
Totals for Government 87 $178,499 $24,620 33 $17,077


College/University in Dunbar:
  • BEN FRANKLIN CAREER CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 362; Location: 500 28TH ST; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunbar:
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 64 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 71 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 81 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 82 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 84 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
Public high school in Dunbar:
  • BEN FRANKLIN VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 500 28TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Dunbar:
  • DUNBAR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 325 27TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DUNBAR PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 374; Location: 2401 MYERS AVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • DUNBAR INTERMEDIATE CENTER (Students: 348; Location: 1330 MYERS AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SHAWNEE COMMUNITY CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 142 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: PK - PK)
  • JAMES H 'TIGER' MORTON JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 60 MANFRED HOLLAND WAY; Grades: 06 - 12)
 

Dunbar compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunbar:
  • 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)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • 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)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunbar:
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunbar:
  • 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)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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