Eleanor, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,598 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.8%
 
Males: 812  (50.9%)
Females: 786  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25070, 25168.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,649 (it was $35,284 in 2000)
Eleanor:

$51,649
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,381 (it was $19,104 in 2000)

Eleanor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $158,644 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Eleanor:

$158,644
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eleanor: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
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  • Races in Eleanor, WV (2010)
    • 1,47897.4%White alone
    • 151.0%Two or more races
    • 140.9%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.07%Black alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eleanor, West Virginia as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eleanor is 839 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Eleanor by year

Type

2010

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.2)
2
(128.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(64.1)
1
(63.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(126.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.3)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)5.113.035.34.4

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City-data.com crime index in Eleanor, WV

Crime rate in Eleanor detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (44.8%), Irish (14.7%), English (10.1%), Italian (4.4%), Dutch (3.5%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 574 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,898 people per square mile   (low).

Eleanor, West Virginia map

52 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

This town:

3.1%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,022 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $833 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (20.8 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (115.3 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (377.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Winfield, WV (1.5 miles ),
Hometown, WV (1.9 miles ),
Bancroft, WV (2.3 miles ),
Buffalo, WV (2.5 miles ),
Teays Valley, WV (2.5 miles ),
Poca, WV (2.9 miles ),
Hurricane, WV (3.0 miles ),
Nitro, WV (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Eleanor, WV residents
Average permit cost in Eleanor, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Eleanor, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.7%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Eleanor, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Eleanor, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eleanor, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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 21.4 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 6.3 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 21.2 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 8.2 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 14.7 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 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Eleanor town 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 35.0 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eleanor-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% 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 111.5 miles away from Eleanor 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 219.8 miles away from the city 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 109.1 miles away from Eleanor center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from Eleanor center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Eleanor center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Eleanor 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 Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eleanor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eleanor:

  • TEAYS VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • PUTNAM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SCOTT DEPOT, WV)
  • FMC - HURRICANE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • CROSS LANES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CROSS LANES, WV)
  • HANSFORD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HUDSON STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)

College/University in Eleanor:

  • Putnam Career and Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 122; Location: 300 Roosevelt Boulevard; Public; Website: www.pctc.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eleanor:

  • West Virginia State University (about 15 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 29 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 53 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Shawnee State University (about 60 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Public high school in Eleanor:

  • PUTNAM CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 101 ROOSEVELT BLVD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Eleanor:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eleanor: Eleanor Volunteer Fire Department (A), Eleanor Branch Putnam County Library (B), Eleanor Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Eleanor Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Eleanor: First Baptist Church of Eleanor (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Putnam 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 town:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Eleanor (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Eleanor Branch at 946 Roosevelt Boulevard, branch established on 1995/01/09. 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

For population 15 years and over in Eleanor:

Marital status in Eleanor, WV
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Eleanor:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Eleanor, WV (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,84624
Evangelical Protestant7,31945
Catholic1,1762
Other5643
None37,581-
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: 10
Putnam County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Putnam County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

10.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

59.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eleanor:

61.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Eleanor:

28.0
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.0%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eleanor:

7.0
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Eleanor:

34.8%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

64.9%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Eleanor:

80.9%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eleanor, 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,446$26,6760$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,088$24,5280$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,387$14,3220$0
Water Supply 1$1,610$19,3200$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,379
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$275
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,500
Totals for Government 7$12,531$21,4829$3,154

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $25,000 ($15.64)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($9.39)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($3.13)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $202,000 ($126.41)
    General Public Buildings: $200,000 ($125.16)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($85.11)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($62.58)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($43.18)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($28.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($15.64)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($3.75)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($67.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $40,000 ($25.03)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($15.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $202,000 ($126.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $229,000 ($143.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($9.39)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $18,000 ($11.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($15.02)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $240,000 ($150.19)
    Property: $151,000 ($94.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($23.78)
    Other License: $14,000 ($8.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000 ($431.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000 ($431.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $115,000 ($71.96)

6.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Kanawha County, WV  3.00% ($49,738 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.88% ($45,084)
from Mason County, WV  0.21% ($31,652)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Kanawha County, WV  2.35% ($44,780 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.82% ($37,135)
to Mason County, WV  0.17% ($54,568)
Businesses in Eleanor, WV
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1H&R Block1
GNC1Rite Aid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eleanor:

  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eleanor:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Eleanor:

  • 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.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Eleanor fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 2009 05:29 PM, Sr-62, Lat: 38.536686, Lon: -81.929342, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 2001 03:53 AM, Sr-62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.6mTotal length
  • $2,050,000Total costs
  • 42,005Total average daily traffic
  • 3,735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,914Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Eleanor, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Eleanor, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eleanor)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Buffalo R 2.4 Mi N (Lat: 38.572306 Lon: -81.944583), Call Sign: WNJP813,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BUFFALO REP, 2.4 Miles N. Of (Lat: 38.572306 Lon: -81.944556), Overall height: 89.6 m, Call Sign: WGW706, Licensee ID: L00001235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 2128.00 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/1990, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/09/1999, Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Cr 3612, 2.4 Miles N Of (Lat: 38.572306 Lon: -81.944556), Overall height: 89.6 m, Call Sign: KNKP688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eleanor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 6-285-A (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6703H , Serial Number: 19916, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/2015
    Registrant (Partnership): Ricky E Degroff, Po Box 1200, Eleanor, WV 25070, Other Owners: John M Dangelo
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 993KT , Serial Number: 18266450, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Warren Industries LLC, Po Box 800, Eleanor, WV 25070
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94590 , Serial Number: 18266450, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Appalachian Railcar Services Inc, Attn: Kurt Higginbotham / Po Box 800, Eleanor, WV 25070

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$104,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$74,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Eleanor, WV
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Eleanor, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1475.8 years
James1371.8 years
Robert1174.4 years
William1077.4 years
Mary877.0 years
Roy571.4 years
Ada487.8 years
Frances479.2 years
Leonard463.5 years
Opal474.7 years
Most common last names in Eleanor, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1277.0 years
Jividen1273.1 years
King972.3 years
Null774.6 years
Browning679.8 years
Warner683.5 years
Jones578.2 years
Wright582.0 years
Wolfe567.8 years
Hartley579.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eleanor, WV
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eleanor, WV
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 44.9%Electricity


Eleanor compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Eleanor on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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