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Webster County

Population in 2012: 763 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 364  (47.8%)
Females: 399  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
West Virginia median age:  43.4 years

Zip codes: 26288.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $23,042 (it was $20,592 in 2000)
Addison (Webster Springs):

$23,042
West Virginia:

$38,482
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,803

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $70,796 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Addison (Webster Springs):

$70,796
West Virginia:

$99,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,911; Detached houses: $85,183; Mobile homes: $25,222

Median gross rent in 2011: $364.

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Addison (Webster Springs) races chart
  • White alone - 768 (99.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Addison (Webster Springs): 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (20.0%), Irish (16.8%), German (13.8%), English (13.0%), Dutch (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1634 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Addison (Webster Springs):

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Addison (Webster Springs) town:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
West Virginia:  1.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $302 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $302 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (66.9 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (137.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (301.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cowen, WV (3.0 miles ), Camden-on-Gauley, WV (3.5 miles) , Craigsville, WV (4.0 miles ), Richwood, WV (4.3 miles ), Sutton, WV (4.6 miles ), Flatwoods, WV (4.6 miles ), Gassaway, WV (4.9 miles ), Marlinton, WV (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 80.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Addison (Webster Springs) household income distribution Addison (Webster Springs) home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -157 (-16.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)


Average climate in Addison (Webster Springs), West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Addison (Webster Springs)-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Addison (Webster Springs) town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/7/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Addison (Webster Springs)-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from Addison (Webster Springs) center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Addison (Webster Springs):

  • WEBSTER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Addison (Webster Springs):

  • Mountain State University (about 65 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Fairmont State University (about 71 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,770)
  • Washington and Lee University (about 71 miles; Lexington, VA; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • West Virginia State University (about 74 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Concord University (about 80 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 82 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • James Madison University (about 84 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 17,462)

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Notable location: Webster Springs Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Back Fork Elk River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Webster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.2%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Addison (Webster Springs), WV

Addison (Webster Springs) compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Addison (Webster Springs) (based on Webster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.90%
Here18.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents38.1%25.7%14.4%7.0%14.8%
Congregations15.4%50.0%11.5%3.8%19.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Webster County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Webster County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Webster County:

13.3%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
West Virginia:

13.1%

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$3,914
Police Protection - Officers 3$4,142$16,5680$0
Totals for Government 3$4,142$16,5688$3,914


4.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Nicholas County, WV  0.92% ($29,269 average AGI)


4.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Nicholas County, WV  1.25% ($26,057 average AGI)
to Braxton County, WV  0.39% ($21,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Addison (Webster Springs):

  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Addison (Webster Springs):

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W209BH (89.7 FM; BERNARDSTOWN, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $2,626,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 460
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,670

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