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Logan County

Population in July 2007: 1,686.
Males: 823  (48.9%)
Females: 863  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
West Virginia median age:  38.9 years

Zip codes: 25607.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $41,227 (it was $28,512 in 2000)
Amherstdale-Robinette:

$41,227
West Virginia:

$38,482
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,309

Amherstdale-Robinette CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $80,134 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Amherstdale-Robinette:

$80,134
West Virginia:

$99,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,127; Detached houses: $97,793; In 2-unit structures: $7,010; Mobile homes: $52,592

Median gross rent in 2009: $376.

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Amherstdale-Robinette races chart
  • White alone - 1,708 (95.7%)
  • Black alone - 49 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amherstdale-Robinette: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), German (17.7%), English (15.7%), United States (13.9%), Hungarian (4.2%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 17.8 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amherstdale-Robinette CDP:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

8 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.5%
West Virginia:  1.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Amherstdale-Robinette CDP:  0.6% ($338)
West Virginia:  0.6% ($378)
Amherstdale-Robinette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (40.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (148.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (389.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mallory, WV (2.1 miles ), Man, WV (2.3 miles ), Switzer, WV (3.3 miles ), Oceana, WV (3.3 miles ), Logan, WV (3.4 miles ), West Logan, WV (3.5 miles ), Gilbert, WV (3.5 miles ), Mitchell Heights, WV (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 81.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (41%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Extraction workers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Average climate in Amherstdale-Robinette, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Amherstdale-Robinette place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 42.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amherstdale-Robinette-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Amherstdale-Robinette center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from Amherstdale-Robinette center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • LOGAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; LOGAN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • Mountain State University (about 34 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • West Virginia State University (about 42 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Concord University (about 50 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Marshall University (about 57 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • New River Community College (about 77 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)

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

Church in Amherstdale-Robinette: Mount Olive Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Ruffner Cemetery (1), Riley Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Robinette Branch (A), Perry Branch (B), Moore Branch (C), Jordan Fork (D), Dick Branch (E), Mudlick Branch (F), Cartwright Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.7%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.7%
Whole state:  68.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Amherstdale-Robinette, WV


8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Amherstdale-Robinette compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Amherstdale-Robinette travel time to work - commute


Amherstdale-Robinette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Amherstdale-Robinette (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.29%
Here24.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents24.4%23.8%9.3%7.4%6.1%
Congregations37.4%17.2%10.1%7.1%4.0%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.8%4.8%4.8%3.1%10.4%
Congregations2.0%2.0%8.1%1.0%11.1%
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: 13
Logan County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Logan County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Logan County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

35.4%
West Virginia:

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

18.4%
State:

13.1%

3.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
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 Mingo County, WV  0.42% ($41,574 average AGI)
from Boone County, WV  0.33% ($33,865)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.30% ($19,394)


4.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Boone County, WV  0.59% ($35,803 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.58% ($33,875)
to Mingo County, WV  0.31% ($36,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • WELC-FM (102.9 FM; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Amherstdale-Robinette:

  • 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)

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