Amherstdale, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 350.
Males: 243  (69.7%)
Females: 107  (30.3%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,824
Amherstdale:

$37,824
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,736

Amherstdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,825
Amherstdale:

$92,825
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $103,008; detached houses: $102,129

Median gross rent in 2019: $601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amherstdale: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 58.4%
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Ancestries: German (45.8%), American (41.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 899 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,068 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $270 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (40.2 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (147.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (389.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Robinette, WV (0.9 miles ),
Amherstdale-Robinette, WV (1.0 miles ),
Accoville, WV (1.4 miles ),
Kistler, WV (1.9 miles ),
Mallory, WV (2.0 miles ),
Man, WV (2.2 miles ),
Neibert, WV (2.7 miles),
Bruno, WV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 81.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Amherstdale, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Amherstdale, WV in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.4%
West Virginia:

5.7%

Earthquake activity:

Amherstdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from Amherstdale center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
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 40.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from Amherstdale center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Landslides: 13, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Amherstdale:

  • AMHERSTDALE GROUP HOME (165 PROCTOR BOTTOM)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Amherstdale:

  • MAN APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MAN, WV)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOGAN, WV)
  • GUYAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LOGAN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amherstdale:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 42 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 51 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Marshall University (about 56 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 71 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

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

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

Cemetery: Riley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dick Branch (A), Mudlick Branch (B). 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
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Amherstdale:

Marital status in Amherstdale, WV
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Amherstdale:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amherstdale, WV (based on Logan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,81478
Mainline Protestant1,46616
Catholic4003
Black Protestant3542
Other3351
None28,374-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

2.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.77%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mingo County, WV  0.47% ($29,604 average AGI)
from Boone County, WV  0.42% ($52,548)
from Lincoln County, WV  0.25% ($34,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amherstdale:

  • 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:

  • 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)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • 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:

  • 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)

Amherstdale fatal accident list:

Sep 8, 2008 04:42 PM, Cr-16, Lat: 37.788680, Lon: -81.618680, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1990 09:40 PM, 16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • AMHERSTDALE, Lat: 37.790833 Lon: -81.768889, Call Sign: WQKI249,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2009, Expiration Date: 05/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2019, Certifier: David Crawford, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K8WVQ, Licensee ID: L01092604, Grant Date: 12/08/2005, Expiration Date: 03/04/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2015, Certifier: Louie E Burgess, Registrant: Louie E Burgess, Amherstdale, WV 25607
  • Call Sign: KB8GMB, Grant Date: 02/14/1989, Expiration Date: 02/14/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2001, Registrant: Lanny J Moore, Amherstdale, WV 25607
  • Call Sign: KC8SQ, Licensee ID: L01121275, Grant Date: 02/22/2006, Expiration Date: 04/16/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2018, Certifier: Gregory Q Ball, Registrant: Gregory Q Ball, Amherstdale, WV 25607
  • Call Sign: N8JXD, Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 09/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2010, Registrant: Bobby R Grahm, Box 244, Amherstdale, WV 25607
  • Call Sign: N8LDC, Previous Call Sign: KB8GME, Licensee ID: L00197628, Grant Date: 01/20/2000, Expiration Date: 07/25/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2011, Registrant: Audrey J Buckner, Box 244, Amherstdale, WV 25607
  • Call Sign: WB8TOD, Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 06/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2008, Registrant: Linda S Ball, Amherstdale, WV 25607

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amherstdale, WV
  • 85.6%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amherstdale, WV
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas


Amherstdale compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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