Brandywine, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 218.
Males: 107  (49.1%)
Females: 111  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

53.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26802.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,542
Brandywine:

$44,542
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,480

Brandywine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,965
Brandywine:

$129,965
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $14,466; mobile homes: $14,731

Median gross rent in 2017: $548.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brandywine: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.9%
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  • Races in Brandywine, WV (2010)
    • 21096.3%White alone
    • 73.2%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Brandywine, West Virginia as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brandywine is 16 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (57.1%), English (42.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1587 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (84.6 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (122.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (239.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Franklin, WV (2.2 miles ),
Whitmer, WV (4.6 miles),
Dayton, VA (4.7 miles ),
Bridgewater, VA (4.7 miles ),
Monterey, VA (4.8 miles),
Harrisonburg, VA (4.9 miles ),
Broadway, VA (4.9 miles ),
Mount Crawford, VA (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.62 N, Longitude: 79.25 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Brandywine, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brandywine, WV in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 2.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.89
U.S.:

1.79

Tornado activity:

Brandywine-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 49.5 miles away from the Brandywine place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 50.7 miles away from the place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandywine-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 207.4 miles away from Brandywine 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 102.4 miles away from Brandywine 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 256.2 miles away from Brandywine center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from Brandywine center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from Brandywine center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.7 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 Pendleton County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Droughts: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandywine:

  • James Madison University (about 25 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 30 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 58 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 60 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 60 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 70 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Frostburg State University (about 73 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public elementary/middle school in Brandywine:

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Points of interest:

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

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

Pendleton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

13.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Brandywine:

Marital status in Brandywine, WV
  • Never married: 7.5%
  • Now married: 31.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 21.4%
  • Divorced: 33.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brandywine:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brandywine, WV (based on Pendleton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,79228
Evangelical Protestant1,74919
Other2352
Black Protestant1171
Catholic1091
None3,693-
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: 3
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pendleton County:

31.8%
West Virginia:

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

11.4%
State:

13.1%

3.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandywine:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDW (900 AM; 3 kW; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandywine:

  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKCY-FM (104.3 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTK (103.3 FM; NEW MARKET, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBOP (106.3 FM; CHURCHVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJDV (105.1 FM; BRIDGEWATER, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Brandywine fatal accident list:

Jan 4, 2014 01:25 PM, Cr-21, Lat: 38.600200, Lon: -79.255369, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 24, 2008 12:18 AM, Us-33, Lat: 38.659940, Lon: -79.218160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 1985 07:05 PM, 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 1980 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.9mTotal length
  • $2,060,000Total costs
  • 6,594Total average daily traffic
  • 648Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,591Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Town Of Sugar Grove Right Side Of Route 2 (78316) (Lat: 38.474444 Lon: -79.341556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 9.4 m, Overall height: 12.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN567
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 38.628389 Lon: -79.243361, Call Sign: WPZV744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2014, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: Jeff Bowers, Registrant: Twr Communications, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (301) 777-2692, Fax: (301) 777-7845

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandywine)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brandywine, WV
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brandywine, WV
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 36.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brandywine compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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