Beech Bottom, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 482 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.5%
 
Males: 236  (49.2%)
Females: 246  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26030, 26070, 26075.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,881 (it was $33,393 in 2000)
Beech Bottom:

$48,881
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,960 (it was $15,455 in 2000)

Beech Bottom village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $66,979 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Beech Bottom:

$66,979
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $749.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beech Bottom: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
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  • Races in Beech Bottom, WV (2010)
    • 51197.7%White alone
    • 40.8%Asian alone
    • 40.8%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Beech Bottom by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(403.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(194.6)
2
(390.6)
1
(199.2)
1
(201.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)7.815.68.036.3

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Crime rate in Beech Bottom detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), English (22.5%), German (10.0%), Irish (7.9%), Eastern European (7.3%), Italian (6.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 574 people per square mile   (low).

Beech Bottom, West Virginia map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.3%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $468 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $330 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (38.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (291.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Windsor Heights, WV (1.5 miles ),
Brilliant, OH (1.8 miles ),
Rayland, OH (1.9 miles ),
Wellsburg, WV (2.1 miles ),
Tiltonsville, OH (2.1 miles ),
New Alexandria, OH (2.2 miles ),
Bethany, WV (2.2 miles ),
West Liberty, WV (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.22 N, Longitude: 80.65 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Beech Bottom, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Beech Bottom, WV in 2017
Beech Bottom satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $15,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Beech Bottom, WV residents
Average permit cost in Beech Bottom, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +280 (+85.9%).
Most common industries in Beech Bottom, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (28.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.6%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Paper (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (52.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.5%)
Most common occupations in Beech Bottom, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Engineers (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (9.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.6%)
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)

Average climate in Beech Bottom, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Beech Bottom, West Virginia average temperatures Beech Bottom, West Virginia average precipitation Beech Bottom, West Virginia humidity Beech Bottom, West Virginia wind speed Beech Bottom, West Virginia snowfall Beech Bottom, West Virginia sunshine Beech Bottom, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.98
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Beech Bottom-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Beech Bottom village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beech Bottom-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Beech Bottom 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 224.9 miles away from Beech Bottom center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Beech Bottom center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 197.1 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 225.0 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 Brooke County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beech Bottom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Beech Bottom:

  • JONES NURSING HOME (444 HILL ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Beech Bottom:

  • VALLEY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; RAYLAND, OH)
  • BRIGHTWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • RITZ AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • TRI COUNTY HM HLTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., ROCKDALE ROAD (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., WOODCREST DRIVE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)

Amtrak station near Beech Bottom:

  • 12 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beech Bottom:

  • West Liberty University (about 5 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 11 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 28 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 31 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Waynesburg University (about 34 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 37 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 38 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Public elementary/middle school in Beech Bottom:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Beech Bottom Volunteer Fire Department Station 9 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Brooke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beech Bottom and their reported violations in the past:

BEECH BOTTOM WATER DEPT (Population served: 610, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

67.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

60 people in nursing homes in 2000
21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Beech Bottom:

Marital status in Beech Bottom, WV
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

For population 25 years and over in Beech Bottom:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beech Bottom, WV (based on Brooke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9403
Evangelical Protestant2,91824
Mainline Protestant2,44816
Other2372
Black Protestant351
None15,491-
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: 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Brooke County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Brooke County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,912
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$3,402
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,840
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,020
Water Supply 0$0 1$825
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,760
Totals for Government 0$0 17$10,759

Beech Bottom government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $193,000 ($400.41)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($257.26)
    Water Utilities: $102,000 ($211.62)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($91.29)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($31.12)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($24.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($18.67)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($18.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($12.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($172.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000 ($263.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.07)

Beech Bottom government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($2.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $121,000 ($251.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($41.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($20.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($16.60)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($221.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($66.39)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($6.22)
  • Tax - Property: $227,000 ($470.95)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.07)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($2.07)

Beech Bottom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $319,000 ($661.83)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Hancock County, WV  1.74% ($35,938 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.56% ($41,192)
from Ohio County, WV  0.46% ($41,070)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beech Bottom:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beech Bottom:

  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Beech Bottom:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)

Beech Bottom fatal accident list:

Jan 11, 2011 04:10 PM, Sr-2, Lat: 40.225664, Lon: -80.652975, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 2001 12:20 AM, Sr-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 2000 09:35 AM, Sr-2, Lat: 40.234729, Lon: -80.652158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1999 08:33 PM, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1992 07:42 PM, 2, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1990 06:25 PM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beech Bottom)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Coopers Ridge (Lat: 40.250361 Lon: -80.633139), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNHE750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2400 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022, Registrant: State Of West Virginia Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • Lat: 40.223694 Lon: -80.661472, Call Sign: KD39047,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 467.337 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2014, Certifier: Harry Page, Registrant: A. V. Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Coopers Ridge (Lat: 40.250333 Lon: -80.633111), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNEI273, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 12/05/2021, Registrant: Wv Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (Dhsem), 1703 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • COOPERS HILL, Coss Lane Rd (Lat: 40.250361 Lon: -80.633694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNTZ347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 06/20/2020, Registrant: Staley Communication, Inc., 2-22 Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (800) 999-3723, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N8ROP, Licensee ID: L00193546, Grant Date: 01/14/1992, Expiration Date: 01/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2004, Registrant: Larry A Mc Cutchan, 11 Fourth St, Beech Bottom, WV 26030
  • Call Sign: WA8STD, Licensee ID: L01080101, Grant Date: 11/02/2005, Expiration Date: 01/31/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2018, Certifier: Robert L Smith, Registrant: Robert L Smith, Beech Bottom, WV 26030

Most common first names in Beech Bottom, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1471.9 years
Mary1177.1 years
Charles869.6 years
James875.4 years
William677.5 years
Edward472.0 years
George479.7 years
Alice478.3 years
Robert470.2 years
Dorothy372.7 years
Most common last names in Beech Bottom, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis775.6 years
Campbell679.8 years
Falcon579.4 years
Blake464.7 years
Huggins483.3 years
Wilson477.2 years
Jack471.2 years
Smith478.2 years
Cooper374.0 years
Huff357.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beech Bottom, WV
  • 86.3%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 3.2%Coal or coke
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beech Bottom, WV
  • 95.6%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Beech Bottom compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Beech Bottom on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #85 (26070) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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