Davis, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 644 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 314  (48.8%)
Females: 330  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

52.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26260.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,918 (it was $25,221 in 2000)
Davis:

$36,918
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,276 (it was $22,399 in 2000)

Davis town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,490 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Davis:

$87,490
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $137,401; detached houses: $143,697; mobile homes: $40,563

Median gross rent in 2017: $532.

March 2019 cost of living index in Davis: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Davis, WV (2010)
    • 64697.9%White alone
    • 71.1%Two or more races
    • 60.9%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Davis, West Virginia as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Davis is 335 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (22.9%), American (19.9%), Italian (16.4%), Irish (12.0%), Scottish (5.6%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3099 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 563 people per square mile   (low).

Davis, West Virginia map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $574 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $460 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (94.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (238.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Thomas, WV (1.4 miles ),
Hendricks, WV (3.1 miles ),
Hambleton, WV (3.2 miles ),
Bayard, WV (3.3 miles ),
Parsons, WV (3.4 miles ),
Gorman, MD (3.6 miles),
Aurora, WV (3.8 miles ),
Harman, WV (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 39.13 N, Longitude: 79.47 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Davis, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Davis, WV in 2017
Davis satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $133,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Davis, WV residents
Average permit cost in Davis, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Davis, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Utilities (8.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.9%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.2%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Davis, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)

Average climate in Davis, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Davis-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Davis town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Davis-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 170.4 miles away from Davis center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from Davis 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 250.1 miles away from Davis 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 136.4 miles away from Davis center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.4 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) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from Davis 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 Tucker County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Davis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Davis:

  • TUCKER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PARSONS, WV)

Airports located in Davis:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Davis:

  • West Virginia University (about 44 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 45 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Frostburg State University (about 46 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 54 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • James Madison University (about 58 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 65 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 66 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)

Public high school in Davis:

  • DAVIS CENTER (Location: 141 FORESTRY CAMP ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Davis: Davis Fire Department (A), Davis Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Davis include: Church of God (A), Davis Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Saint Veronica Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Tucker County - Chamber of Commerce- Convention & Visitors Bureau- Tourist Information Ce (William Avenue).

Hotels: Black Bear Resort (RR 1 Box 55), Alpine Lodge (State Route 32), Best Western Inn (Route 32), Canaan Valley Resort State PRK (HC 70 Box 330).

Birthplace of: Frankie Yankovic - Slovenian- musician, Karl Lashley - Psychologist, Eddie Baker (actor) - Actor.

Tucker 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 Davis and their reported violations in the past:

CANAAN VALLEY STATE PARK (Population served: 1,580, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2006)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
BLACKWATER FALLS STATE PARK (Address: PO DRAWER 490 , Population served: 1,189, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005)
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
DAVIS WATER WORKS (Population served: 878, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-27-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2009)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
BLACK BEAR WOODS (Address: 9 GRIZZLY WAY , Population served: 283, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LAND OF CANAAN VACATION RESORT (Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DEERFIELD VILLAGE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
WHITE GRASS SKI TOURING CENTER (Address: 427 WEISS KNOBB SKI ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2013), Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2013), Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2013), Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2013), Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2014)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
CANAAN VALLEY STORES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2012)

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

  • TIMBERLINE FOUR SEASON RESORT MANAGEMENT (Population served: 591, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • WV RESORTS (Address: 43 AMELIA DRIVE , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CANAAN VALLEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE RESERVE (Address: 6263 APPALACHIAN HIGHWAY , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Davis (2011 data):

  • The Grant County Bank: The National Bank Of Davis/Branch at William Avenue, branch established on 1892/12/20; The Canaan Valley Branch at Route 32, Canaan Valley, branch established on 1986/01/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.7 mil, Deposits: $209.0 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Davis:

Marital status in Davis, WV
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Davis:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
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

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Davis
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Davis, WV (based on Tucker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,58922
Evangelical Protestant1,02315
Catholic4632
Other1-
None4,065-
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: 2
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Tucker County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Tucker County:

16.02 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tucker County:

31.1%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.5%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Davis:

30.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Davis:

8.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Davis:

7.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Davis:

7.3
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

53.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Davis:

49.0%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Davis:

72.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Davis, 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
Other Government Administration 2$3,879$23,2740$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,236$26,8320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,413$28,9560$0
Water Supply 1$2,854$34,2480$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$750
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$11,382$27,3171$750

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $419,000 ($650.62)
    Water Utilities: $246,000 ($381.99)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($142.86)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($110.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($71.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($21.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($17.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($9.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $143,000 ($222.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Charges - Other: $52,000 ($80.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($13.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $419,000 ($650.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($6.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $306,000 ($475.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($6.21)
  • Tax - Property: $80,000 ($124.22)
    Other: $25,000 ($38.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000 ($35.71)
    Other License: $13,000 ($20.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($17.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000 ($12.42)

Davis government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $522,000 ($810.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $511,000 ($793.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($17.08)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($55.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($62.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000 ($29.50)

Businesses in Davis, WV

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Davis:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Davis:

  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Davis:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Davis fatal accident list:

Feb 10, 2012 06:59 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 39.070300, Lon: -79.447300, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 7, 2008 11:30 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 39.129080, Lon: -79.463520, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 2008 09:49 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 39.008050, Lon: -79.453380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 28, 2007 87:99 PM, Landfill Rd, Lat: 39.131175, Lon: -79.473122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 2000 03:30 AM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 10, 1989 01:25 PM, 32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 1988 87:99 PM, 32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.4mTotal length
  • 5,664Total average daily traffic
  • 667Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,550Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Davis)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Davis Vfd On Route 219 (Lat: 39.128444 Lon: -79.462000), Call Sign: WZT845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1200 MHz, 46.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2014, Expiration Date: 06/27/2024, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Canaan Valley Ski Area Wv Rte 32 (Lat: 39.007056 Lon: -79.436444), Call Sign: KNEC911,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.220 MHz, 155.235 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022, Registrant: National Ski Patrol System Inc, 133 S Van Gordon St, Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 988-1111, Fax: (303) 988-3005, Email:
  • Lat: 39.129889 Lon: -79.457806, Call Sign: WQBF728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Bob Bennett, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:
  • BLACK BEAR LIFT STA, On Blck Bear Trail, .3 Km South Of Co, Rte 3/5 & Black Bear Trail Intersection (Lat: 39.087889 Lon: -79.428472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQNQ610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2011, Expiration Date: 04/20/2021, Certifier: Bob Metzger, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • Lat: 39.039944 Lon: -79.397194, Call Sign: WQPR315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, 157.635 MHz, 159.660 MHz, 159.840 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/25/2022, Certifier: Lee Fitzsimmons, Registrant: Timerline Race Team Inc, 2820 Westchester Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4750, Phone: (703) 928-4411, Fax: (410) 418-9571, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Davis)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: KNIGHT LARRY W RIDGE RUNNER III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 2200 (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 369L , Serial Number: 0110304106, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Larry W Knight, 327 Piper Lane, Davis, WV 26260

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 14 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Davis, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.9%), and Outside Fires (14.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Davis, WV
    • 6963.9%Structure Fires
    • 1614.8%Outside Fires
    • 1513.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 87.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Davis, WV

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

  • Best Western Alpine Lodge, Rt 32 Williams Ave, Davis, West Virginia 26260 , Phone: (304) 259-5245
  • Canaan Village, HC 70 Box 190, Davis, West Virginia 26260 , Phone: (304) 866-4166, Fax: (304) 866-4888
  • Timberline Four Seasons Resort, HC 70 Box 488, Davis, West Virginia 26260 , Phone: (304) 866-4801, Fax: (304) 866-4600
  • Blackwater Falls State Park, Blackwater Falls Rd, Davis, West Virginia 26260 , Phone: (304) 259-5216, Fax: (304) 259-5881
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Davis, West Virginia
Most common first names in Davis, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1379.0 years
John1276.6 years
William1273.2 years
James972.3 years
Ruth870.0 years
Frank879.1 years
Helen776.0 years
Anna781.6 years
Harold665.8 years
Charles669.0 years
Most common last names in Davis, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cooper775.5 years
Rhodes767.3 years
Knotts671.8 years
Crossland667.7 years
Cussins674.8 years
Luzier669.0 years
Harr575.8 years
Smith574.0 years
Lawrence581.4 years
Arnold570.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Davis, WV
  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 6.0%Other fuel
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Davis, WV
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity


Davis compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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