Deep Water, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 280.
Males: 130  (46.4%)
Females: 150  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25057, 25118.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,290
Deep Water:

$43,290
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,713

Deep Water CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,117
Deep Water:

$95,117
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $50,575; detached houses: $49,119
March 2019 cost of living index in Deep Water: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 50.2%
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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Deep Water, West Virginia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Deep Water is 166 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (29.7%), English (28.8%), Italian (21.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 684 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (25.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (158.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (353.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Falls View, WV (1.0 miles ),
Mount Carbon, WV (1.2 miles ),
Charlton Heights, WV (1.3 miles ),
Boomer, WV (1.4 miles ),
Kimberly, WV (1.5 miles ),
Glen Ferris, WV (1.8 miles ),
Powellton, WV (1.8 miles ),
Smithers, WV (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.13 N, Longitude: 81.26 W

Distribution of median household income in Deep Water, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Deep Water, WV in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Deep Water-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from Deep Water center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 114.6 miles away from Deep Water 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 145.8 miles away from Deep Water center
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) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from Deep Water center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 77.6 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 Fayette County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Deep Water:

  • MONTGOMERY GEN. ELDERLY CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONTGOMERY, WV)
  • FMC - OAK HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, WV)
  • FAYETTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, WV)
  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)

Amtrak stations near Deep Water:

  • 5 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deep Water:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 33 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 51 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Marshall University (about 67 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 77 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • New River Community College (about 78 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 78 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Blake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Deep Water:

Marital status in Deep Water, WV
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Deep Water:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.7
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deep Water, WV (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,33566
Evangelical Protestant5,90463
Catholic1,5933
Black Protestant2312
Other222
None30,954-
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: 16
Here:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Fayette County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

12.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.5%
State:

13.1%

4.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.02% ($35,048 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.67% ($32,531)
from Nicholas County, WV  0.33% ($31,277)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.28% ($26,038 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.80% ($34,483)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.25% ($26,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deep Water:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deep Water:

  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Deep Water:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Deep Water fatal accident list:

Aug 28, 1991 03:20 PM, Delta 166, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.2mTotal length
  • $2,489,000Total costs
  • 34,679Total average daily traffic
  • 1,773Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,318Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Deep Water, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Deep Water, WV

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD8OVZ, Grant Date: 07/21/1994, Expiration Date: 07/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2006, Registrant: Charles F Rogers, Box 365, Deep Water, WV 25057

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deep Water, WV
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas


Deep Water compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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