Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 160 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 70  (44.2%)
Females: 90  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 26208

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,640 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Camden-on-Gauley:

$32,640
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,661 (it was $9,137 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,266 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Camden-on-Gauley:

$51,266
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,451; Detached houses: $50,170; Mobile homes: $46,492

Median gross rent in 2016: $530.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Camden-on-Gauley: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (25.6%), Irish (20.5%), German (12.8%), Scotch-Irish (10.3%), American (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 450 people per square mile   (low).

Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Camden-on-Gauley:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Camden-on-Gauley town:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 27.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Camden-on-Gauley to the number of sex offenders is 63 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $315 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $208 (0.5%)

Camden-on-Gauley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (56.2 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (147.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (313.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Craigsville, WV (1.9 miles ), Cowen, WV (1.9 miles ), Tioga, WV (2.2 miles) , Fenwick, WV (3.1 miles) , Richwood, WV (3.2 miles ), Nettie, WV (3.4 miles ), Birch River, WV (3.5 miles) , Addison (Webster Springs), WV (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 80.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Camden-on-Gauley household income distribution Camden-on-Gauley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-7.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Camden-on-Gauley-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 182.0 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 216.2 miles away from Camden-on-Gauley center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 225.6 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 108.5 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 112.7 miles away from Camden-on-Gauley center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Camden-on-Gauley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Camden-on-Gauley:

  • RICHWOOD HOSPITAL, D/P (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RICHWOOD, WV)
  • SUMMERSVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SUMMERSVILLE, WV)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SUMMERSVILLE, WV)
  • SUMMERSVILLE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SUMMERSVILLE, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Camden-on-Gauley:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 64 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 70 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 77 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 80 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Roanoke College (about 80 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 81 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)

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Church in Camden-on-Gauley: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Coon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Webster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 34.9%
(35.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
West Virginia average:

11.1

Camden-on-Gauley travel time to work - commute Camden-on-Gauley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Camden-on-Gauley town (based on Webster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7839
Mainline Protestant76813
Other3052
Catholic761
None7,222-
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
Webster County:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Webster County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Webster County:

31.5%
West Virginia:

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

11.9%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Camden-on-Gauley:

66.7%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Camden-on-Gauley:

58.3%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Camden-on-Gauley:

28.7
State:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

66.7%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Camden-on-Gauley:

58.3%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.7%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Camden-on-Gauley, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$250
Water Supply 0$0 2$100
Sewerage 0$0 2$100
Totals for Government 0$0 11$450

4.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nicholas County, WV  0.98% ($28,185 average AGI)


4.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nicholas County, WV  1.44% ($36,250 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Camden-on-Gauley:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Camden-on-Gauley:

  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $700,000Total costs
  • 3,800Total average daily traffic
  • 380Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,170Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8SWP, Licensee ID: L00449863, Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2022, Certifier: Michael L Callahan, Registrant: Michael L Callahan, Camden-On-Gauley, WV 26208

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Camden-on-Gauley compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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