Crum, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 182.
Males: 117  (64.5%)
Females: 65  (35.5%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip code: 25669

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,038
Crum:

$40,038
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,144

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,444
Crum:

$115,444
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $234,832; detached houses: $231,865
March 2019 cost of living index in Crum: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Crum, WV (2010)
    • 17998.4%White alone
    • 21.1%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Crum, West Virginia as of January 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crum is 28 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (41.7%), French (30.6%), English (27.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 629 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (35.1 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (112.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Warfield, KY (2.1 miles ),
Kermit, WV (2.2 miles ),
Inez, KY (2.4 miles ),
Clifford, KY (3.1 miles ),
Three Forks, KY (3.4 miles ),
Adams, KY (4.0 miles ),
Chattaroy, WV (4.1 miles ),
Louisa, KY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.91 N, Longitude: 82.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

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

6.1%
West Virginia:

5.3%

Tornado activity:

Crum-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 58.2 miles away from the Crum place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crum-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 84.1 miles away from Crum 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 79.7 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) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Crum center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from Crum center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 298.1 miles away from Crum center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Landslides: 9, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crum:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Marshall University (about 36 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia State University (about 50 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Morehead State University (about 58 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Shawnee State University (about 65 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crum:

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

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

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

  • CRUM PSD (Population served: 1,746, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Crum:

Marital status in Crum, WV
  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 24.9%

For population 25 years and over in Crum:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crum, WV (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,33855
Mainline Protestant4,84027
Orthodox1153
Catholic891
Other2-
None30,097-
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: 9
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Wayne County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

35.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

13.1%

5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Cabell County, WV  2.34% ($33,738 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.35% ($48,696)
to Boyd County, KY  0.31% ($40,805)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crum:

  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crum:

  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WFGH (90.7 FM; FORT GAY, WV; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W202BH (88.3 FM; INEZ, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Crum:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Crum, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count3875
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5584
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1043
  • Fatalities4296
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9661
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents194
See more detailed statistics of Crum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.8mTotal length
  • $683,000Total costs
  • 8,880Total average daily traffic
  • 2,057Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,133Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Stephanie M Adams, 3500' S Of Asbury Lake 6000' E Of St Rt 52 & 152 (Lat: 37.940556 Lon: -82.400556), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: Lloyds Electronics, Sadams@lloydselectronics.Com, , St. A-lbans, Phone: (304) 755-6916
  • Ben L Hoff, 3500' S Of Asbury Lake 6000' E Of St Rt 52 & 152 (Lat: 37.940556 Lon: -82.400556), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: Lloyd Hoff Holding Corporation Dba Portapage, Licensing@lloydselectronics.Com, , 250` Millw-ood, Phone: (304) 464-5670
  • 3500' S Of Asbury Lake 6000' E Of St Rt 52 & 152 (Lat: 37.940556 Lon: -82.400556), Type: 48.7, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: Portapage Inc, Millw-ood, Phone: (304) 273-2790

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Bull Mountain 4.2 Mi On Rt 52 (Lat: 37.940917 Lon: -82.397361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPJZ676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz, 462.750 MHz, 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2006, Expiration Date: 12/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Paul Gearheart, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • 6000 Ft E Of Junction Of Sr 52 & Sr (Lat: 37.940639 Lon: -82.400417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPKA204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2016, Expiration Date: 12/30/2026, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MILL CREEK REPEATER, On County Route 29/5, 4km East Of The County Rte 29/5 / Us Rte 52 Intersection (Lat: 38.038667 Lon: -82.503167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQME520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2010, Expiration Date: 07/15/2020, Certifier: Sherwood Meddings, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Williow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • MILL CREEK BOOSTER R, On County Rte36, 4.5 Km East Off The County Route 36/ Us Route 52 Intersection (Lat: 38.072667 Lon: -82.508333), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQMF489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020, Certifier: Sherwood Meddings, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Williow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Cotton Hill TS, 2.9 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 37.940083 Lon: -82.399028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WPNB938, Licensee ID: L00268142,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6417.14 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022, Registrant: Appalachian Power Company
  • Cotton Hill TS, Lat: 37.940083 Lon: -82.399028, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • CRUM, Lat: 37.961889 Lon: -82.460333, Call Sign: WQKP270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2019, Expiration Date: 07/30/2029, Certifier: Yvonne Nichols, Registrant: Lab-Tronics Inc., 511 34th Street, Catlettsburg, KY 41129, Phone: (800) 739-4409, Fax: (606) 739-0023, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8HQL, Grant Date: 06/13/1989, Expiration Date: 06/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2001, Registrant: Billy L Marcum, Box 151, Crum, WV 25669
  • Call Sign: KB8TKK, Licensee ID: L00850728, Grant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 07/13/2024, Certifier: Lyle K Endicott, Registrant: Lyle K Endicott, 5297 Webb Road, Crum, WV 25669
  • Call Sign: KC8LQD, Licensee ID: L00193738, Grant Date: 03/12/1999, Expiration Date: 01/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2000, Registrant: Wayne Herald Jr, Crum, WV 25669
  • Call Sign: WB4IBB, Licensee ID: L01294047, Grant Date: 06/13/2017, Expiration Date: 09/09/2027, Certifier: Charles D Newman, Registrant: Charles D Newman, Crum, WV 25669-0188
  • Call Sign: WD8BAH, Licensee ID: L00270881, Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 10/02/2020, Certifier: Clarence Williamson Jr, Registrant: Clarence Williamson Jr, 386 Church House Road, Crum, WV 25669

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crum, WV
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crum, WV
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Crum compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above 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 above state average.
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