Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes
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Population (year 2000): 9,998. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,567 (-4.3% change)
Males: 4,799 (48.0%), Females: 5,199 (52.0%)
Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $23,107 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,700 (year 2000)
Moundsville, WV residents, houses, and apartments details
Races in Moundsville:
- White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
- Hispanic (1.2%)
- Black (0.7%)
- Two or more races (0.6%)
- American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), United States (16.4%), German (16.1%), English (10.1%), Polish (6.4%), Dutch (4.2%).
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Elevation: 692 feet
Land area: 2.9 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Moundsville
- High school or higher: 74.2%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
- Unemployed: 8.6%
- Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Moundsville city
- Never married: 22.7%
- Now married: 49.7%
- Separated: 2.2%
- Widowed: 12.8%
- Divorced: 12.6%
0.4% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: -1,015 (-9.2%).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (63.5 miles )
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (384.4 miles )
Nearest cities: Dale, WV (2.2 miles Glen OH (3.5 miles Shadyside, WV (4.6 miles McMechen, Point, OH (6.2 miles Powhatan WV Benwood, (6.3 miles OH (6.6 miles Bellaire, OH (9.1 miles Neffs, WV (9.3 miles Bethlehem,
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,600
- 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $50,100
- 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,800
- 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,800
- 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
- 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,300
- 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,400
- 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,500
Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 80.74 W
Moundsville, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (12.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.8%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: +966 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,268 (36.3%)
Crime in Moundsville (2003):
- 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
- 1 rape (10.2 per 100,000)
- 2 robberies (20.4 per 100,000)
- 4 assaults (40.8 per 100,000)
- 22 burglaries (224.3 per 100,000)
- 108 thefts (1100.9 per 100,000)
- 9 auto thefts (91.7 per 100,000) crime index = 83.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)
Average climate in Moundsville, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Moundsville-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the Moundsville city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 10/1/1986, a category 3 tornado 43.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Hospitals/medical centers near Moundsville:
- REYNOLDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GLEN DALE, WV)
- BELMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BELLAIRE, OH)
- OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; WHEELING, WV)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moundsville:
- PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
- HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 57 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
- MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 62 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moundsville:
- MARSHALL COUNTY (about 4 miles; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; ID: 74D)
- ALDERMAN (about 18 miles; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH; ID: 2P7)
- P W JOHNSON MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; ID: 75D)
Amtrak station near Moundsville:
- 11 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station
Local government website:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)
|Function ||Full-time employees ||Monthly full-time payroll ||Average yearly full-time wage ||Part-time employees ||Monthly part-time payroll |
|Sewerage ||11 ||$29,169 ||$31,820 ||0 ||$0 |Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moundsville:
- WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
- FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; FT enrollment: 5,317)
- ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
- WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; FT enrollment: 19,666)
- CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 60 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
- UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 61 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
- DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
Public primary/middle schools in Moundsville:
- MOUNDSVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 401 TOMLINSON AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
- MCNINCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 2600 4TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
- WASHINGTON LANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: RR 4 BOX 255; Grades: KG - 06)
- SANFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 1600 3RD ST; Grades: KG - 06)
- PARK VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 21 PARK ST; Grades: PK - 06)
- CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 750 TOMLINSON AVE; Grades: PK - 06)
- LIMESTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: RR 1 BOX 245; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Moundsville:
- ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 600 JEFFERSON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
- MOUNDSVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 410 ANNADALE; Grades: KG - 6)
Library in Moundsville:
- CITY-COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $550,447; Location: 700 FIFTH STREET; 106,512 books; 1,178 audio materials; 2,641 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)
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Notable locations in Moundsville: Moundsville Boat Club (A), West Virginia State Penitentiary (B), Delf Norona Museum (C), Marshall County Senior Citizens Center (D), Marshall County Jail (E), Marshall County Courthouse (F), Marshall County Animal Shelter (G), Miracle Valley Regional Library System Headquarters (H), Fire Station Number 2 (I).
Shopping Centers: Moundsville Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (1), Moundsville Plaza Shopping Center (2), North Lafayette Shopping Center (3).
Churches in Moundsville include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Bethel Christian Fellowship Church (B), Simpson United Methodist Church (C), Salvation Army Chapel (D), Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church (E), Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church (F), Calvary United Methodist Church (G), House of Prayer (H).
Cemeteries: Mount Rose Cemetery (1), First Street Cemetery (2).
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Parrs Run (A), Little Grave Creek (B).
Parks in Moundsville include: Methodist Park (1), East End Park (2), Riverside Park (3), Marshall County Fairgrounds (4), Valley Fork City Park (5).
Post office: (A).
Moundsville compared to West Virginia state average:
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Moundsville:
- WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
- WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
- WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
- KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WETZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Moundsville:
- WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
- WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
- WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
- WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
- WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
- WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
- WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
- WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
- WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
- WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
- W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
- W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
- WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
- WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
TV broadcast stations around Moundsville:
- WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
- W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
- W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
- WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
- WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
- W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
- W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
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