Clearview, West Virginia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.7%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Clearview, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Utilities (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.3%)
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Clearview, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (15.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.7%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)

Average climate in Clearview, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clearview, West Virginia average temperatures Clearview, West Virginia average precipitation Clearview, West Virginia humidity Clearview, West Virginia wind speed Clearview, West Virginia snowfall Clearview, West Virginia sunshine Clearview, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Clearview-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Clearview village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clearview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 94.6 miles away from Clearview center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from Clearview 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 219.9 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from Clearview center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 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 Ohio County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clearview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clearview:

  • RITZ AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • VALLEY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; RAYLAND, OH)
  • RAVEN AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RUSSELL NESBITT APARTMENTS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARTINS FERRY, OH)

Amtrak station near Clearview:

  • 6 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clearview:

  • West Liberty University (about 5 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 17 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 32 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 33 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 37 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 42 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 42 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)

Points of interest:

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

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

2.6 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

74.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clearview, WV (based on Ohio County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,1349
Mainline Protestant8,91935
Evangelical Protestant3,96325
Other1,6155
Black Protestant2342
Orthodox1801
None16,398-
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: 14
Here:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Ohio County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

31.7%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ohio County:

13.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clearview:

24.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

19.3%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clearview:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

43.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Clearview:

52.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.1%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clearview, 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
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$75
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$688
Financial Administration 0$0 1$688
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$1,471
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,922

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $54,000 ($108.65)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($76.46)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($48.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($42.25)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($30.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $14,000 ($28.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,000 ($38.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($136.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($60.36)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($8.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($2.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($40.24)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($8.05)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($70.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $23,000 ($46.28)
    Other License: $11,000 ($22.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,000 ($651.91)

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($43,183 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.84% ($66,014)
from Brooke County, WV  0.30% ($28,173)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($39,067 average AGI)
to Belmont County, OH  0.91% ($38,597)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($51,741)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clearview:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clearview:

  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clearview:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W41AA (Channel 41; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Clearview fatal accident list:

Sep 11, 1989 09:03 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • $3,664,000Total costs
  • 4,275Total average daily traffic
  • 755Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,772Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,7701$255,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0020.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clearview, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Clearview, WV - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clearview, WV
  • 76.0%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clearview, WV
  • 92.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity


Clearview compared to West Virginia 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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