Elizabeth, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 827 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.8%
 
Males: 409  (49.5%)
Females: 418  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26143.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,762 (it was $25,114 in 2000)
Elizabeth:

$36,762
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,873 (it was $12,704 in 2000)

Elizabeth town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,305 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Elizabeth:

$89,305
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $86,311; detached houses: $102,422; mobile homes: $47,270

Median gross rent in 2017: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elizabeth: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.5%
(44.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elizabeth, WV (2010)
    • 80898.2%White alone
    • 70.9%Two or more races
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Elizabeth, West Virginia as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elizabeth is 57 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (23.6%), American (19.7%), Irish (15.3%), German (7.0%), Polish (3.8%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,740 people per square mile   (low).

Elizabeth, West Virginia map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $391 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $316 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (51.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (106.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (339.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mineralwells, WV (3.2 miles ),
Reedy, WV (3.4 miles),
Parkersburg, WV (4.0 miles ),
Cairo, WV (4.0 miles ),
Lubeck, WV (4.2 miles ),
Blennerhassett, WV (4.2 miles ),
Belpre, OH (4.3 miles ),
North Hills, WV (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.06 N, Longitude: 81.40 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in Elizabeth, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Elizabeth, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Elizabeth, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 34.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.74
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Elizabeth-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the Elizabeth town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elizabeth-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 149.9 miles away from Elizabeth 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 176.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from Elizabeth 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 148.5 miles away from Elizabeth center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 135.5 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 Wirt County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elizabeth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elizabeth:

  • GIHON ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • PARKERSBURG CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • SIXTEENTH STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Airports located in Elizabeth:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 13 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 42 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • West Virginia State University (about 52 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Hocking College (about 52 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Muskingum University (about 68 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 71 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Marshall University (about 72 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)

Public high school in Elizabeth:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elizabeth:

See full list of schools located in Elizabeth

Library in Elizabeth:

  • DORA BEE WOODYARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $144,351; Location: MULBERRY ST.; 13,669 books; 390 audio materials; 1,011 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Elizabeth include: Elizabeth Baptist Church (A), Elizabeth Church of Christ (B), Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene (C), Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Beauchamp-Newman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wirt 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:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
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: 0.0% of all households
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Elizabeth (2011 data):

  • Calhoun County Bank, Inc.: Elizabeth Branch at Route 14, Pike Street, branch established on 1996/06/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.4 mil, Deposits: $104.5 mil, headquarters in Grantsville, WV, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Calhoun Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Elizabeth Branch at Court Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth:

Marital status in Elizabeth, WV
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elizabeth, WV (based on Wirt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,24113
Evangelical Protestant3185
Catholic611
Other1-
None4,096-
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: 3
Here:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Wirt County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.5%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.1%
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
Water Supply 2$4,134$24,8040$0
Sewerage 2$3,755$22,5300$0
Financial Administration 1$1,948$23,3761$797
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$9,837$23,6091$797

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $261,000 ($315.60)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($146.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000 ($111.25)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($84.64)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($79.81)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($13.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($12.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($96.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $125,000 ($151.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($79.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $184,000 ($222.49)
    Other: $94,000 ($113.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($42.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($4.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($455.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000 ($187.42)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($6.05)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($68.92)
    Other: $35,000 ($42.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($31.44)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,701,000 ($2056.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,638,000 ($1980.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,000 ($76.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,000 ($172.91)

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
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 Wood County, WV  2.35% ($65,578 average AGI)

Businesses in Elizabeth, WV

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabeth:

  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabeth:

  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVRC-FM (104.7 FM; SPENCER, WV; Owner: STAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabeth:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Elizabeth, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2357
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3435
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons769
  • Fatalities2567
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5110
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents197
See more detailed statistics of Elizabeth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.5mTotal length
  • $14,105,000Total costs
  • 15,078Total average daily traffic
  • 953Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,875Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elizabeth, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elizabeth, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • State Rd Commission Hq (Lat: 39.061472 Lon: -81.393722), Call Sign: KQF793, Licensee ID: L00038645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/1997, Expiration Date: 10/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2002, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-4246
  • Div Of Hwys Hdqtrs (Lat: 39.062028 Lon: -81.395667), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPHI694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.750 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2015, Expiration Date: 06/01/2025, Certifier: Brent Ray Hyre, Registrant: State Of West Virginia Division Of Highways, 83 Brushy Fork Crossing, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • BURNING SPRINGS TANK, Burning Springs Tank .4km E Of Wv Rte.5, 12km S Of Jct. Wv Rte.5/Wv Rte.53 (Lat: 38.990944 Lon: -81.314167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPUZ870,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.537 MHz, 153.537 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Kevin C Merrill, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabeth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elizabeth)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2015, and the least - 7 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elizabeth, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.8%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elizabeth, WV
    • 18956.8%Structure Fires
    • 8224.6%Outside Fires
    • 5215.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabeth, WV
Most common first names in Elizabeth, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles3071.6 years
Robert2869.9 years
John2474.3 years
James2376.3 years
Ruth2275.7 years
William2073.5 years
Mary1980.0 years
George1676.5 years
Harry1577.8 years
Harold1269.0 years
Most common last names in Elizabeth, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts2277.2 years
Smith2175.1 years
Gibson1476.4 years
Mcfee1478.3 years
Watson1373.9 years
Copen1365.3 years
Davis1378.2 years
Valentine1273.7 years
Nutter1278.9 years
Hickman1169.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elizabeth, WV
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elizabeth, WV
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity


Elizabeth compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage above 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.

Elizabeth on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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