Belington, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,864 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 941  (50.5%)
Females: 923  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26250.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,429 (it was $22,154 in 2000)
Belington:

$32,429
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,171 (it was $12,905 in 2000)

Belington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,853 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Belington:

$87,853
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $759.

March 2019 cost of living index in Belington: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.7%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Belington, WV (2010)
    • 1,87897.8%White alone
    • 201.0%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Belington, West Virginia as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Belington is 73 to 1.


Crime rates in Belington by year

Type

2005

2007

2010

2011

2012

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(111.6)
1
(54.6)
15
(813.9)
11
(572.0)
4
(209.0)
4
(205.1)
8
(413.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(55.8)
2
(109.2)
6
(325.6)
4
(208.0)
2
(104.5)
2
(102.6)
4
(206.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(223.2)
6
(327.7)
11
(596.9)
13
(676.0)
9
(470.2)
2
(102.6)
6
(310.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)35.236.0225.7156.067.993.3109.6

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Crime rate in Belington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (37.8%), German (18.2%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1704 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 907 people per square mile   (low).

Belington, West Virginia map

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $333 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $379 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (97.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (264.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Valley Bend, WV (1.8 miles ),
Junior, WV (1.8 miles ),
Montrose, WV (2.7 miles),
Elkins, WV (2.9 miles ),
Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV (3.0 miles ),
Philippi, WV (3.2 miles ),
Beverly, WV (3.6 miles ),
Century, WV (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 39.03 N, Longitude: 79.94 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Belington, WV residents
Average permit cost in Belington, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Belington, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.0%)
  • Wood products (13.5%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Health care (3.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.1%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Belington, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Woodworkers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)

Average climate in Belington, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Belington, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Belington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Belington town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 40.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belington-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 172.2 miles away from Belington 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 223.7 miles away from Belington center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from Belington center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from Belington center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from Belington center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Belington 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 Barbour County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belington:

  • MOUNTAIN HOSPICE, INC. (1600 CRIM AVENUE)
  • BARBOUR COUNTY GOOD SAM. CTR. (ROUTE 3, BOX 15C)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Belington:

  • MEMORIAL GENERAL HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ELKINS, WV)
  • FMC - ELKINS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ELKINS, WV)
  • BARBOUR COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PHILIPPI, WV)
  • HOLBROOK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BUCKHANNON, WV)
  • TUCKER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PARSONS, WV)
  • BARBOUR STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BUCKHANNON, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belington:

  • Fairmont State University (about 35 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 43 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 62 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Frostburg State University (about 69 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • James Madison University (about 71 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 73 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 75 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)

Public elementary/middle schools in Belington:

See full list of schools located in Belington

Library in Belington:

  • BELINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,258; Location: 512 ELLIOTT AVE.; 14,829 books; 249 audio materials; 616 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Belington: Belington Volunteer Fire Department (A), Belington Emergency Squad Incorporated Station 17 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belington include: Asbury United Methodist Church (A), Belington Presbyterian Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), First Baptist Church of Belington (D), Resurrection Catholic Mission (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shooks Run (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Midtown Motel (Crim Avenue).

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

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

BELINGTON TOWN OF (Address: 505 CRIM AVE , Population served: 2,153, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Belington (2011 data):

  • Freedom Bank, Inc.: at 315 Crim Avenue, branch established on 1939/05/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.3 mil, Deposits: $145.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Belington:

Marital status in Belington, WV
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Belington:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Belington
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belington, WV (based on Barbour County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,08126
Mainline Protestant2,02535
Other2252
Catholic2032
None12,055-
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: 4
Barbour County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Barbour County:

35.0%
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belington:

49.3%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belington:

45.4%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Belington:

29.6
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belington:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.7%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Belington:

55.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Belington:

76.0%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belington, WV Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,940$35,7600$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,838$29,0280$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,967$29,8020$0
Water Supply 2$5,897$35,3820$0
Sewerage 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 10$26,856$32,2272$400

Belington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $244,000 ($130.90)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($114.27)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($91.74)
    Police Protection: $157,000 ($84.23)
    Central Staff Services: $57,000 ($30.58)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($29.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($9.66)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($3.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($3.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.68)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($2.68)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($2.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $407,000 ($218.35)

Belington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $29,000 ($15.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $92,000 ($49.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($6.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($4.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.54)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.54)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($116.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $295,000 ($158.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($6.44)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $146,000 ($78.33)
    Property: $134,000 ($71.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $95,000 ($50.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.61)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $684,000 ($366.95)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belington:

  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belington:

  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WQAB (91.3 FM; PHILIPPI, WV; Owner: ALDERSON-BROADDUS COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Belington:

  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Belington, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2869
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4161
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons949
  • Fatalities3207
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents6872
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents161
See more detailed statistics of Belington fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.7mTotal length
  • $1,667,000Total costs
  • 11,740Total average daily traffic
  • 1,053Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,765Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rt 92 N (Lat: 39.034556 Lon: -79.921472), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WNQS642, Licensee ID: L00038645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 11/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2002, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Buckhannon, WV 26201-0610, Phone: (304) 823-1781
  • Div Of Hwys Hdqtrs St Rt 92 (Lat: 39.034556 Lon: -79.921472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPCS967,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 07/22/2023, Registrant: West Vriginia Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • Stage 1 Raw Water PS, Stage 1 Raw Water Ps; 176.8m W Of Us Rte. 250, .8km S Of Us Rte. 250 & Cr 11 (Lat: 39.018889 Lon: -79.940833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQCE529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2005, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Susan Bradley, Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • 0.27 M Sw Of Rt 250 And Fraternal Cemetary Rd (Lat: 39.030861 Lon: -79.951056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQSL206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.720 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/23/2023, Certifier: Don Harris, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • BELINGTON M.S., 469 Morgantown Pike (Lat: 39.033306 Lon: -79.925694), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRAF826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, 465.000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2017, Expiration Date: 11/06/2027, Certifier: Mary Beth Hovatter, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BELINGTON_USF, 0.55 Mi North Of Us Rte 250 (Lat: 39.037694 Lon: -79.942361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQLM591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 03/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • 68170, 0.55 Mi North Of Us Rte 250 (Lat: 39.037694 Lon: -79.942361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQYD834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2016, Expiration Date: 08/26/2026, 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:
  • 68172, 85 North Fairgrounds Drive (Lat: 39.070472 Lon: -79.982000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQYD835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2016, Expiration Date: 08/26/2026, 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:
  • BELINGTON, Brandenburg St (Lat: 39.026194 Lon: -79.940333), Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHE212, Licensee ID: L00001235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/1990, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/26/1999, Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5376P , Serial Number: 24-426, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Hanscom, 6585 Talbott Rd, Belington, WV 26250
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 185JV , Serial Number: 18503213, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 10/10/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Dewey B Durrett, Rr 1 Box 119b, Belington, WV 26250
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/11/2018

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of fire incidents - 56 took place in 2015, and the least - 11 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Belington, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (68.0%), and Outside Fires (17.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Belington, WV
    • 34768.0%Structure Fires
    • 8717.1%Outside Fires
    • 489.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 285.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belington, WV
Most common first names in Belington, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4578.0 years
William4473.7 years
Robert3571.5 years
Charles2969.8 years
James2970.8 years
John2369.4 years
George2175.2 years
Virginia1975.2 years
Roy1571.5 years
David1468.6 years
Most common last names in Belington, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips3973.2 years
Poling3380.1 years
Ware3275.0 years
Moore2780.4 years
Price2679.6 years
Harris2577.7 years
Corley2474.2 years
Everson2278.7 years
Booth2177.9 years
Hill2178.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Belington, WV
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 12.7%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Belington, WV
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 5.5%Other fuel
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Belington compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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