Beaver, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,308.
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
Males: 507  (38.8%)
Females: 801  (61.2%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25813, 25832.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,656 (it was $25,863 in 2000)
Beaver:

$38,656
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,639 (it was $16,694 in 2000)

Beaver CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,933 (it was $55,100 in 2000)
Beaver:

$88,933
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,421; detached houses: $169,124; mobile homes: $36,416

Median gross rent in 2017: $677.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beaver: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Beaver, WV (2010)
    • 1,27497.4%White alone
    • 120.9%Hispanic
    • 100.8%Black alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

Races in Beaver detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Beaver, West Virginia as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beaver is 53 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (32.6%), German (26.2%), English (8.2%), Russian (7.7%), Italian (7.3%), European (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 298 people per square mile   (very low).

Beaver, West Virginia map

123 residents are foreign born (15.9% North America).

This place:

15.9%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $960 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (49.5 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (136.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (358.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Daniels, WV (1.0 miles ),
Beckley, WV (1.8 miles ),
MacArthur, WV (2.0 miles ),
Mabscott, WV (2.0 miles ),
Shady Spring, WV (2.0 miles ),
Crab Orchard, WV (2.2 miles ),
Stanaford, WV (2.3 miles ),
Coal City, WV (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.75 N, Longitude: 81.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Beaver, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Beaver, WV in 2017
Beaver satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Beaver, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Wood products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Wood products (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Public administration (15.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Beaver, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Extraction workers (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.9%)
  • Registered nurses (8.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Beaver, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beaver, West Virginia average temperatures Beaver, West Virginia average precipitation Beaver, West Virginia humidity Beaver, West Virginia wind speed Beaver, West Virginia snowfall Beaver, West Virginia sunshine Beaver, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Beaver-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 156.0 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 57.1 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 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from the city 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 58.9 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 Raleigh County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaver topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beaver:

  • 1204 S. KANAWHA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • JACKIE WITHROW HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • 811 S. KANAWHA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • TEMPLE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)

Amtrak stations near Beaver:

  • 10 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 24 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community College (about 51 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 54 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 54 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 55 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • West Virginia State University (about 56 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)

Private high school in Beaver:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 142, Location: 504 SCOTT RIDGE RD, Grades: PK-12)

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Notable locations in Beaver: Beaver Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Beaver (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Beaver: Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Blue Jay Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Glade Fork (A), Sand Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Sleep Inn Beaver (1124 Airport Road), Patriot Motor Inn (I 64 Exit 125 A).

Raleigh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.4%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Beaver (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Beaver Branch at 103 Airport Rd., branch established on 1975/04/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Beaver Branch at 212 Airport Road, branch established on 1995/01/17. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Beaver:

Marital status in Beaver, WV
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Beaver:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beaver, WV (based on Raleigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,61598
Mainline Protestant6,16230
Catholic1,6881
Black Protestant1,58811
Other1,0495
Orthodox641
None54,693-
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: 15
Raleigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Raleigh County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Raleigh County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Raleigh County:

31.3%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Raleigh County:

12.4%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beaver:

51.6%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beaver:

10.8%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beaver:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Beaver:

42.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Beaver:

57.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beaver, WV Residents

4.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.72% ($26,038 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.22% ($72,328)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.22% ($39,965)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fayette County, WV  0.56% ($35,048 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.30% ($40,785)
to Mercer County, WV  0.20% ($28,808)
Businesses in Beaver, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3RadioShack1
H&R Block2Sleep Inn1
Hardee's1Subway2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Kroger1UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver:

  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMTD (1380 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver:

  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • Beaver, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents32
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents57
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count5665
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8292
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2032
  • Fatalities6239
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13349
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents452
See more detailed statistics of Beaver fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.8mTotal length
  • $4,125,000Total costs
  • 207,807Total average daily traffic
  • 30,734Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120,906Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Beaver, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 171980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Beaver, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beaver)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Beaver, WV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • FARLEY CREEK, 2533 Irish Mountain Road (Lat: 37.773333 Lon: -80.948306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOC407,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2013, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • TILDEN, 150 Fairmont Count Sullivan Road (Lat: 37.724139 Lon: -81.185500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQRQ616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17880.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 07/09/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • BE900, 105 Kay Rd (Lat: 37.775306 Lon: -81.057833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 65.5 m, Call Sign: WQYB396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2016, Expiration Date: 08/08/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer, Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • RALEIGH 911, 162 Industrial Park Rd (Lat: 37.787056 Lon: -81.113667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WRBT760, Licensee ID: L00211124,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2018, Expiration Date: 06/18/2028, Certifier: John Zilinski, Registrant: Raleigh County Emergency Services Auth, 162 Industrial Park Rd, Beaver, WV 25813, Phone: (304) 255-0911, Email:
  • 21 Airport Industrial Park (Lat: 37.798444 Lon: -81.113139), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WHY692, Licensee ID: L00063801,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.125 MHz, 950.875 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 10/01/2011, Registrant: Southern Communications Corporation, 306 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801
  • 21 Arprt Industrial Pk (Lat: 37.798444 Lon: -81.113139), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WHY735, Licensee ID: L00063801,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz, Grant Date: 04/16/1987, Expiration Date: 10/01/2011, Registrant: Southern Communications Corporation, 306 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV 25801

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Raleigh County Memorial Airport (Lat: 37.796833 Lon: -81.116944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQGZ349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.875 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2017, Expiration Date: 05/31/2027, Certifier: George W Moore, Registrant: Federal Express Corporation, Collierville, TN 38027-0160, Phone: (901) 263-5737, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beaver)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Beaver)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 52 took place in 2016, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Beaver, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (28.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beaver, WV
    • 14349.8%Structure Fires
    • 8228.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5920.6%Outside Fires
    • 31.0%Other
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Most common first names in Beaver, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4173.8 years
William2072.8 years
John1965.5 years
Charles1672.8 years
Robert1577.2 years
Mary1480.2 years
Ethel976.0 years
Henry976.1 years
Alice975.3 years
Donald869.0 years
Most common last names in Beaver, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lilly3174.4 years
Richmond2073.1 years
Redden1770.3 years
Johnson1370.7 years
Smith1376.2 years
Adkins1267.5 years
Meadows1272.8 years
Cook1181.3 years
Hatcher1070.5 years
Taylor973.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beaver, WV
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 19.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beaver, WV
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Wood


Beaver compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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