Clarksburg, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 16,360 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 7,860  (48.0%)
Females: 8,500  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26301.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,990 (it was $27,722 in 2000)
Clarksburg:

$33,990
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,621 (it was $17,587 in 2000)

Clarksburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,265 (it was $58,700 in 2000)
Clarksburg:

$81,265
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $106,032; Detached houses: $105,633; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,222; In 2-unit structures: $130,197; Mobile homes: $77,130

Median gross rent in 2013: $631.

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  • Races in Clarksburg, WV (2013)

    Clarksburg races chart
    • 15,55794.2%White alone
    • 4692.8%Black alone
    • 2011.2%Hispanic
    • 910.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 970.6%Two or more races
    • 560.3%Asian alone
    • 410.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Clarksburg: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.3%), German (16.1%), Irish (15.3%), Italian (12.2%), English (8.3%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1011 feet

Land area: 9.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,718 people per square mile   (low).

Clarksburg,WV real estate house value index trend

Clarksburg, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Clarksburg:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarksburg city:

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

217 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 79 registered sex offenders living in Clarksburg, West Virginia as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarksburg to the number of sex offenders is 208 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $643 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $457 (0.6%)

Clarksburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (82.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (280.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Despard, WV (1.1 miles ), Nutter Fort, WV (1.3 miles ), Stonewood, WV (1.6 miles ), Anmoore, WV (1.8 miles ), Spelter, WV (2.1 miles ), Bridgeport, WV (2.2 miles ), Gypsy, WV (2.4 miles ), Lumberport, WV (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,613 (+46.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,254 (47.2%)

Area code: 304

Clarksburg household income distribution Clarksburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Clarksburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0023201011
per 100,000 0.00.012.118.112.20.06.10.06.06.0
Rapes 166989912710
per 100,000 6.036.036.454.448.654.855.273.142.060.1
Robberies 15111214713171510
per 100,000 6.030.066.872.685.142.679.8103.690.160.1
Assaults 24383163437360786591
per 100,000 143.9227.8188.2381.0261.3444.6368.2475.3390.3546.6
Burglaries 2664166163159144197127115110
per 100,000 155.8383.61,007.9985.7966.3877.01,209.0774.0690.6660.7
Thefts 52181614595518585650718619532
per 100,000 311.71,084.93,728.03,598.23,148.23,562.73,989.24,375.63,717.33,195.4
Auto thefts 14185646503842301923
per 100,000 83.9107.9340.0278.2303.9231.4257.8182.8114.1138.1
Arson 259101110121483
per 100,000 12.030.054.660.566.960.973.685.348.018.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.5) 61.4152.2335.9387.5336.7345.2393.0402.0334.8349.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Clarksburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,694 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Clarksburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clarksburg-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Clarksburg city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarksburg-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 152.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Clarksburg 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 208.3 miles away from the city 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 176.5 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 206.7 miles away from Clarksburg 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) earthquake occurred 185.5 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 Harrison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarksburg topographic map

Birthplace of: John W. Davis - Politician, Stonewall Jackson - Confederate Army general, Cyrus Vance - Lawyer and politician, Mike Carey (basketball) - College basketball coach, Pare Lorentz - New Deal documentary filmmaker, William W. Chapman - Politician, Frederick Mosteller - Statistician, Granville Stuart - Diplomat, Jimbo Fisher - Football player and coach, Meredith Sue Willis - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Clarksburg:

  • ADAMSTON GROUP HOME (1325 W. PIKE STREET)
  • CLARKSBURG VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 1 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (408 FOWLER AVENUE)
  • MONTICELLO GROUP HOME (281 MONTICELLO AVENUE)
  • PEOPLE'S HOSPICE, INC (P.O.BOX 1680)
  • CLARKSBURG NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (801 DAVISSON RUN ROAD)
  • HEARTLAND OF CLARKSBURG (100 PARKWAY DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Clarksburg:

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Colleges/Universities in Clarksburg:

  • Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 196; Location: 120 S 3rd St; Private, for-profit; Website: clarksburgbeautyacademy.com)
  • United Technical Center (FT enrollment: 31; Location: 251 Marietta Street; Public; Website: www.harcoboe.com/utc/faculty/practicalnursing.cfm)
  • HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Clarksburg (FT enrollment: 8; Location: 120 S Linden Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: stanleytech.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarksburg:

  • Fairmont State University (about 17 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 32 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 44 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 60 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 63 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 63 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 78 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)

Public high schools in Clarksburg:

Private high schools in Clarksburg:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: 127 E PIKE ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 1318 N 16TH ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clarksburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Clarksburg:

  • ST MARY'S CENTRAL GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 154; Location: 107 E PIKE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Clarksburg

Library in Clarksburg:

  • CLARKSBURG-HARRISON CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $707,700; Location: 404 W. PIKE STREET; 80,946 books; 3,252 audio materials; 3,958 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Clarksburg: Newpointe Plaza (A), Harrison County Emergency Squad (B), Summit Center (C), Sacred Heart Childrens Home (D), Harrison County Courthouse (E), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 24 (F), Clarksburg Fire Department Central Station (G), Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library (H), Clarksburg City Hall (I), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 23 (J), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 22 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Galleria Mini Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clarksburg include: Evangel Baptist Church (A), Clarksburg Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Chestnut Street United Brethren Church (C), Trinity Methodist Church (D), Stealey United Methodist Church (E), Saint Paul Methodist Church (F), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (G), Saint Johns Catholic Church (H), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jackson Cemetery (1), Hopewell Cemetery (2), Gore Cemetery (3), Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stone Coal Run (A), Murphy Run (B), Limestone Run (C), Fowlkes Run (D), Elk Creek (E), Arnold Run (F), Ann Moore Run (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clarksburg include: Clarksburg Downtown Historic District (1), Northview Park (2), Hite Field (3), Veterans Park (4), Lowndes Park (5), Quality Hill Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Out of the Way Pet Grooming & Animal Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 407 Nutter Run Rd) (1), Greater Clarksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau (208 Court Street) (2), Adventures In Travel (Tours & Charters; 418 Tuna Street) (3), American Destinations Inc (Tours & Charters; 1110 East Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn - Fairmont (930 East Grafton Road) (1), Hotel Parsons (403 North 4th Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: West Virginia State Government Offices - Physical Therapy Board (310 Oak Drive) (1), West Virginia State - Risk & Insurance Management State Board- Justices- State Capitol Buil (722 West Pike Street) (2), United States Government - Bankruptcy Court- Mt Clare (324 West Main Street) (3), Harrison County - Juvenile Court Worker (301 West Main Street Suite G38) (4), U S Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (Wv Complex) (5), Harrison County - Floodplain Permit Officer- Magistrate Court Clerk (306 Washington Avenue) (6), Harrison County - Circuit Court Division 2- Judge (301 West Main Street Suite G38) (7), United States Government - Clarksburg Branch- Bankruptcy Court- Justice Dept- Mt C (320 West Pike Street) (8), West Virginia State - Family Court- Harrison County Court House (Harrison County Cour) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

CLARKSBURG WATER BOARD (Address: 1001 SOUTH CHESTNUT STREET , Population served: 18,310, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
EAST VIEW PSD 194 (Address: 1655 PHILIPPI PIKE , Population served: 436, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
EAST VIEW PSD 172 (Address: 1655 PHILIPPI PIKE , Population served: 184, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LITTLE ACRES CAMPGROUND (Serves VA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarksburg that have no violations reported:

  • SUMMIT PARK PSD (Address: 100 Coal Street , Population served: 908, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarksburg in 2010:

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Clarksburg in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in halfway houses

Clarksburg, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Clarksburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Clarksburg (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Clarksburg Branch, Rosebud Branch, Chestnut Street Drive-Thru. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Clarksburg Main at 229 W. Main, branch established on 1905/04/05; Clarksburg Drive Up at 2nd & Main Street, branch established on 1974/01/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • United Bank: Walmart Superstore Branch at 550 Emily Drive, branch established on 1997/10/29. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Clarksburg Main Branch at 100 S. Fourth Street, branch established on 1903/11/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Clarksburg Branch at 115 West Main Street, branch established on 2010/01/06. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • West Union Bank: Newpointe Plaza Shopping Center Bran at 320 Emily Drive, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Clarksburg Branch at Heritage Square On Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/15. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The Harrison County Bank: Clarksburg Branch at 3 Armory Road, branch established on 2007/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.8 mil, Deposits: $84.2 mil, headquarters in Lost Creek, WV, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Harrison Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarksburg, West Virginia:

  • Ramada Inn, 250 Emily Dr, Clarksburg, WV 26301 , Phone: (304) 623-2600, Fax: (304) 622-5240
  • Hilton Garden Inn Clarksburg, 606 Emily Dr, Clarksburg, WV 26301 , Phone: (304) 326-9200, Fax: (304) 326-9201
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarksburg, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clarksburg city (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44293
Catholic8,6477
Evangelical Protestant8,40651
Other1,0694
Black Protestant1922
Orthodox1101
None34,233-
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: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Harrison County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.2%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$49,214$42,1830$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,604$54,2509$849
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,162
Police Protection - Officers 44$160,008$43,6390$0
Police - Other 4$8,634$25,9022$1,140
Firefighters 42$142,148$40,6140$0
Fire - Other 1$1,840$22,0800$0
Streets and Highways 25$82,886$39,7850$0
Health 1$2,086$25,0320$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,270$33,8100$0
Sewerage 28$97,182$41,6490$0
Parks and Recreation 12$30,834$30,8346$4,504
Water Supply 33$138,876$50,5004$2,291
Other and Unallocable 9$25,168$33,5575$4,314
Totals for Government 222$772,750$41,77027$14,260

Clarksburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,728,000 ($227.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,022,000 ($184.72)
    Regular Highways: $2,310,000 ($141.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,205,000 ($73.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,100,000 ($67.24)
    Central Staff Services: $828,000 ($50.61)
    Parking Facilities: $456,000 ($27.87)
    General - Other: $417,000 ($25.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $276,000 ($16.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($15.53)
    General Public Buildings: $201,000 ($12.29)
    Libraries: $156,000 ($9.54)
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000 ($1.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $2,093,000 ($127.93)
    Benefit Payments: $1,694,000 ($103.55)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,309,000 ($80.01)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $62,000 ($3.79)
    Withdrawals: $33,000 ($2.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $159,000 ($9.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $434,000 ($26.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,228,000 ($441.81)

Clarksburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,294,000 ($79.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000 ($11.61)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($0.67)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $850,000 ($51.96)
    From Other Governments: $784,000 ($47.92)
    Local Employee Contribution: $218,000 ($13.33)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $184,000 ($11.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $856,000 ($52.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $74,000 ($4.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $397,000 ($24.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $202,000 ($12.35)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($5.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $74,000 ($4.52)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($0.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $704,000 ($43.03)
    General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($4.40)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $6,846,000 ($418.46)
    Property: $2,672,000 ($163.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $855,000 ($52.26)
    Other License: $323,000 ($19.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $179,000 ($10.94)
    Amusements Sales: $83,000 ($5.07)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000 ($2.81)

Clarksburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,897,000 ($299.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,195,000 ($256.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $702,000 ($42.91)

Clarksburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,016,000 ($62.10)
    Total Other Securities: $473,000 ($28.91)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,241,000 ($136.98)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Marion County, WV  0.56% ($42,345 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.30% ($35,988)
from Lewis County, WV  0.27% ($37,014)


4.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Marion County, WV  0.64% ($27,673 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.46% ($33,818)
to Taylor County, WV  0.22% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarksburg:

  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHAW (980 AM; 1 kW; WESTON, WV; Owner: STEPHEN R. PETERS)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarksburg:

  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W297AA (107.3 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Clarksburg:

  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Clarksburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 68Number of bridges
  • 695m2,280ftTotal length
  • $30,408,000Total costs
  • 844,405Total average daily traffic
  • 60,166Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 61920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Clarksburg, WV
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clarksburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clarksburg, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarksburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clarksburg)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Clarksburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarksburg, WV
Most common first names in Clarksburg, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary54278.0 years
John47074.6 years
James37871.7 years
William36974.3 years
Charles32274.0 years
Robert26569.1 years
George16876.0 years
Joseph16474.2 years
Margaret14879.4 years
Frank14475.7 years
Most common last names in Clarksburg, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17376.5 years
Davis16278.6 years
Williams10872.9 years
Swiger9373.4 years
Wilson9275.8 years
Moore8975.0 years
Johnson7873.4 years
Martin7877.2 years
Jones7775.5 years
Brown7279.0 years
Businesses in Clarksburg, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture2
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's2
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Audi1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx3Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS9
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
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