Chattaroy, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 756. Population change since 2000: -33.5%
Males: 399  (52.8%)
Females: 357  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 25661.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,061 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Chattaroy:

$48,061
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,953 (it was $14,074 in 2000)

Chattaroy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,199 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Chattaroy:

$84,199
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $92,006; Detached houses: $96,283; Mobile homes: $87,890

Median gross rent in 2016: $865.

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  • Races in Chattaroy, WV (2010)

    Chattaroy races chart
    • 74198.0%White alone
    • 91.2%Black alone
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chattaroy: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.4%), Irish (8.1%), German (3.7%), Hungarian (3.7%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 7.13 square miles.

Population density: 106 people per square mile   (very low).

Chattaroy,WV real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Chattaroy:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chattaroy CDP:

  • Never married: 11.7%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

39 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This place:

5.1%
West Virginia:

1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $639 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $377 (0.5%)

Chattaroy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (49.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (122.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Williamson, WV (1.4 miles ), Sidney, KY (2.2 miles ), Delbarton, WV (2.3 miles ), South Williamson, KY (2.5 miles ), Three Forks, KY (2.6 miles ), Matewan, WV (2.9 miles ), Red Jacket, WV (3.0 miles ), McCarr, KY (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 82.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Chattaroy household income distribution Chattaroy home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (33%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Chattaroy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chattaroy, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chattaroy-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 45.3 miles away from the Chattaroy place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 55.5 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chattaroy-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 80% 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 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Chattaroy center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 40.1 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 41.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Chattaroy 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 40.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mingo County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Landslides: 12, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chattaroy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chattaroy:

  • WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • ARH PIKE COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • WILLIAMSON ARH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • WILLIAMSON ARH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • MINGO WAYNE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF MINGO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chattaroy:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Marshall University (about 51 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia State University (about 55 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

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Notable location: Chattaroy Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Chattaroy: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Buffalo Creek (A), Cain Fork (B), Alley Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mingo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.0. This is about average.

City:

73.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.7%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 96.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.9%
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:

9.3
West Virginia average:

11.1

Chattaroy travel time to work - commute Chattaroy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chattaroy CDP (based on Mingo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,46259
Mainline Protestant1,48713
Black Protestant3615
Catholic2651
Other11
None19,263-
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
Mingo County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Mingo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Mingo County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mingo County:

35.3%
West Virginia:

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

21.7%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chattaroy:

43.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chattaroy:

19.1%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chattaroy:

7.8%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

26.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Chattaroy:

57.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chattaroy, WV Residents

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
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 Pike County, KY  0.83% ($28,032 average AGI)
from Logan County, WV  0.49% ($37,811)
from Martin County, KY  0.21% ($25,563)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Pike County, KY  0.92% ($37,386 average AGI)
to Logan County, WV  0.72% ($37,382)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.24% ($40,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chattaroy:

  • WBTH (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHJC (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MATEWAN, WV)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chattaroy:

  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJD (97.7 FM; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chattaroy:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • Chattaroy, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count64
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents94
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons21
  • Fatalities70
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents165
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
See more detailed statistics of Chattaroy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 590Total average daily traffic
  • 24Total average daily truck traffic
  • 736Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7 Km Ne (Lat: 37.704833 Lon: -82.214583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPGW624
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHzGrant Date: 03/09/2010, Expiration Date: 04/11/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC8GPE, Licensee ID: L01226713, Grant Date: 12/22/2006, Expiration Date: 03/20/2017, Certifier: Sonny Robinson, Registrant: Sonny Robinson, Chattaroy, WV 25667
  • Call Sign: N8LLL, Previous Call Sign: KB8GOR, Grant Date: 08/27/1991, Expiration Date: 08/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/28/2003, Registrant: Ray E Coburn, Chattaroy, WV 25667
  • Call Sign: N8SGD, Grant Date: 02/25/1992, Expiration Date: 02/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2004, Registrant: Mark E Coburn, Chattaroy, WV 25667
  • Call Sign: KC8PXW, Licensee ID: L00306058, Grant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 12/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2007, Certifier: Richard A Petrie, Registrant: Richard A Petrie, Chattaroy, WV 25667
  • Call Sign: W8DI, Previous Call Sign: KC8PXW, Licensee ID: L00306058, Grant Date: 05/08/2007, Expiration Date: 05/08/2017, Certifier: Richard A Petrie, Registrant: Richard A Petrie, Chattaroy, WV 25667
  • Call Sign: KD8HTC, Licensee ID: L01369539, Grant Date: 02/14/2008, Expiration Date: 02/14/2018, Certifier: John R O Brien Jr, Registrant: John R O Brien Jr, Chattaroy, WV 25667

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chattaroy, WV
Most common first names in Chattaroy, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1464.9 years
John1262.2 years
Mary1075.4 years
William1070.2 years
George769.7 years
Charles663.0 years
Millard659.8 years
Frank571.4 years
Lucy569.6 years
Sadie566.8 years
Most common last names in Chattaroy, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maynard1865.1 years
Smith1173.5 years
Diamond1068.2 years
Johnson1067.6 years
Copley877.5 years
Bowens858.0 years
Evans758.4 years
Stepp773.1 years
Barker666.3 years
Parsley670.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (34%)

Chattaroy compared to West Virginia state average:

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