Elkview, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,222.
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
Males: 606  (49.6%)
Females: 616  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25071.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,780 (it was $35,033 in 2000)
Elkview:

$43,780
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,638 (it was $15,057 in 2000)

Elkview CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,234 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Elkview:

$96,234
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $88,559; detached houses: $98,211; mobile homes: $57,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,033.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elkview: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elkview, WV (2010)
    • 1,20498.5%White alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Elkview, West Virginia as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elkview is 73 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (44.3%), German (11.3%), English (8.7%), Belgian (3.9%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 721 people per square mile   (low).

Elkview, West Virginia map

51 residents are foreign born

This place:

3.4%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $704 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $347 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (10.2 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (134.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (356.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pinch, WV (1.5 miles ),
Big Chimney, WV (1.9 miles ),
Clendenin, WV (2.8 miles ),
Coal Fork, WV (2.9 miles ),
Sissonville, WV (3.2 miles ),
Charleston, WV (3.2 miles ),
Rand, WV (3.4 miles ),
South Charleston, WV (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.44 N, Longitude: 81.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Elkview, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elkview, WV in 2017

Property values in Elkview, WV

Elkview satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Elkview, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.8%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.6%)
  • Utilities (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Utilities (10.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Chemicals (7.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.9%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Elkview, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Religious workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (20.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.0%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)

Average climate in Elkview, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elkview, West Virginia average temperatures Elkview, West Virginia average precipitation Elkview, West Virginia humidity Elkview, West Virginia wind speed Elkview, West Virginia snowfall Elkview, West Virginia sunshine Elkview, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Elkview, 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 9.8 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 9.8 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 9.8 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 7.5 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 9.8 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:

Elkview-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.9 miles away from the Elkview place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1990, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkview-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 134.5 miles away from the city 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 218.9 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 131.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 219.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 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 92.6 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 Kanawha County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkview:

  • MEADOWBROOK ACRES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • OAK RIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHARLESTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • ARTHUR B. HODGES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)

Amtrak stations near Elkview:

  • 11 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkview:

  • West Virginia State University (about 17 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Marshall University (about 52 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 54 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Concord University (about 75 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)

Private high school in Elkview:

  • ELK VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 120, Location: 58 MT PLEASANT DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkview:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority Station 297 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Narrow Branch (A), Given Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Country Inn Sts Charleston No (101 Crossing Shopping Center).

Kanawha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Elkview (2011 data):

  • The Poca Valley Bank, Inc.: Elkview Branch at U.S. Highway 119 And State Road 43, branch established on 1990/06/15. Info updated 2006/09/20: Bank assets: $302.8 mil, Deposits: $271.9 mil, headquarters in Walton, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Poca Valley Bankshares, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elkview Branch at 200 Railroad St., branch established on 1985/01/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Elkview:

Marital status in Elkview, WV
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Elkview:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elkview, WV (based on Kanawha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
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: 47
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Kanawha County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Kanawha County:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
West Virginia:

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

12.0%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elkview:

34.2%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Elkview:

27.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkview:

19.4%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

28.5%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

71.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkview, WV Residents

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
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 Putnam County, WV  0.69% ($44,780 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.24% ($30,903)
from Fayette County, WV  0.16% ($34,483)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($49,738 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($37,543)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,532)
Businesses in Elkview, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Goodwill1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkview:

  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkview:

  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVRC-FM (104.7 FM; SPENCER, WV; Owner: STAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkview:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • Elkview, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents34
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents51
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count5733
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8373
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1762
  • Fatalities6265
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13444
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents491
See more detailed statistics of Elkview fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.7mTotal length
  • $16,885,000Total costs
  • 182,992Total average daily traffic
  • 30,700Total average daily truck traffic
  • 188,829Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elkview, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 231970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elkview, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Elkview)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 919 Main St (Lat: 38.438167 Lon: -81.497056), Call Sign: WNCM757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.6000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/02/2025, Registrant: Kanawha County Metro 911, 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309-8627, Phone: (304) 746-7911, Fax: (304) 746-7914, Email:
  • 105 Crossings Mall (Lat: 38.426944 Lon: -81.486944), Call Sign: WQCD811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • McDonald\'s #11256, 105 Crossings Mall (Lat: 38.456944 Lon: -81.498889), Call Sign: WQVF763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 464.012 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 01/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/29/2025, Certifier: Laura Nicholson, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 251-9161, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Elkview Tank Fannet Heights (Lat: 38.438417 Lon: -81.473444), Structure height: 6.4 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WNTP881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.606 MHz, 928.606 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/1993, Expiration Date: 08/24/1998, Phone: (304) 340-2035
  • Elkview, WV, Fannet Heights (Lat: 38.438333 Lon: -81.473611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WPWY710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.606 MHz, 952.606 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2003, Expiration Date: 02/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013, Certifier: Sean Graves, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Clendenin, Willis Creek, Big Sandy Run (Lat: 38.530000 Lon: -81.403333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WQLK206,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2010, Expiration Date: 02/18/2020, Certifier: Dane Ershen, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • ELKVIEW, WV, Fannet Heights (Lat: 38.438333 Lon: -81.473611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WRBR226,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.606 MHz, 952.606 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2018, Expiration Date: 11/21/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Chris Carew, Registrant: American Water, One Water Street, Camden, NJ 08102, Phone: (855) 955-4118, Email:
  • Elkview, 187 Jarrett Heights Rd (Lat: 38.438333 Lon: -81.473611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: WRCK644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.606 MHz, 928.606 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2018, Expiration Date: 03/01/2028, Certifier: Chris Carew, Registrant: American Water, One Water Street, Camden, NJ 08102, Phone: (855) 955-4118, Email:
  • ELKVIEW CO, Pinch-Quick Road (Lat: 38.437861 Lon: -81.484833), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WHO583, Licensee ID: L00001235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11035.0 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkview)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 925SL , Serial Number: E-938, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Kirk Equipment Rental LLC, Po Box 100, Elkview, WV 25071
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97423 , Serial Number: 108423, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel E Flowers, Rfd 3 Box 145, Elkview, WV 25071
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/13/2017

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 67 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elkview, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (61.0%), and Outside Fires (20.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elkview, WV
    • 38461.0%Structure Fires
    • 13120.8%Outside Fires
    • 9915.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 162.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkview, WV

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

  • Country Inn & Suites, 101the Crossing Mall, Elkview, West Virginia 25071 , Phone: (304) 965-9200, Fax: (304) 965-9201
  • Laquinta Inns & Suites, 101 Crossings Mall Rd, Elkview, West Virginia 25071 , Phone: (304) 965-9200, Fax: (304) 965-9201
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elkview, West Virginia
Most common first names in Elkview, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7571.9 years
William6973.9 years
John6370.7 years
Charles6371.0 years
Mary6177.3 years
George3573.4 years
Robert3269.4 years
Virginia2779.3 years
Roy2575.6 years
Howard2269.3 years
Most common last names in Elkview, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6474.9 years
Young4776.8 years
Pauley4274.5 years
Strickland3874.4 years
Carte3571.6 years
Newhouse2977.8 years
Jones2966.0 years
Myers2873.7 years
Fields2770.5 years
Jarrett2674.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elkview, WV
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 48.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elkview, WV
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 18.0%Utility gas


Elkview 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 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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