Enterprise, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 961. Population change since 2000: +2.3%
Males: 460  (48.0%)
Females: 501  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26568.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,851 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Enterprise:

$56,851
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,431 (it was $13,541 in 2000)

Enterprise CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,283 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Enterprise:

$75,283
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,281; Detached houses: $94,926; Mobile homes: $25,781

Median gross rent in 2012: $803.

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Enterprise races chart
  • White alone - 943 (98.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Enterprise: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (18.3%), United States (16.3%), English (11.8%), Italian (7.4%), Polish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 327 people per square mile   (very low).

Enterprise, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Enterprise:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Enterprise CDP:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

19 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Enterprise, West Virginia as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Enterprise to the number of sex offenders is 481 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $491 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $509 (0.9%)

Enterprise satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (72.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shinnston, WV (1.5 miles ), Worthington, WV (1.5 miles) , Gypsy, WV (2.0 miles ), Carolina, WV (2.0 miles ), Monongah, WV (2.1 miles ), Lumberport, WV (2.2 miles ), Whitehall, WV (2.2 miles ), Idamay, WV (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.42 N, Longitude: 80.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Enterprise household income distribution Enterprise home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Extraction workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Enterprise: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Enterprise, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Enterprise place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Enterprise-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 157.9 miles away from Enterprise 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 214.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from Enterprise center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.6 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 Harrison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Enterprise topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Enterprise:

  • PIERPONT CENTER AT FAIRMONT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • ARBORS AT FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enterprise:

  • Fairmont State University (about 8 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 23 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 34 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 50 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 55 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 68 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 68 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

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Church in Enterprise: Long Run Evangelical United Brethren Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wamsley Cemetery (1), Hood Cemetery (2), Enterprise Cemetery (3), Nay Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mudlick Run (A), Laurel Run (B), Bingamon Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.1%
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: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Enterprise compared to West Virginia 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Enterprise travel time to work - commute Enterprise mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Enterprise CDP (based on Harrison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.21%
Here: 45.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of Christ
Adherents29.3%27.3%23.0%2.8%2.5%
Congregations39.6%4.9%22.9%3.5%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.8%1.2%1.2%8.6%
Congregations2.8%2.1%0.7%0.7%17.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Harrison County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.2%
State:

13.1%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, WV  0.56% ($42,345 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.30% ($35,988)
from Lewis County, WV  0.27% ($37,014)


4.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, WV  0.64% ($27,673 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.46% ($33,818)
to Taylor County, WV  0.22% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Enterprise:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Enterprise:

  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Enterprise:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Enterprise fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2011 06:59 AM, Us-19, Enterprise Rd, Lat: 39.42084, Lon: -80.27735, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 8, 2010 03:35 PM, Us-119, Lat: 39.41577, Lon: -80.27727, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1980 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 140

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Lisa M Minney, Rt 1 Box 61a (Lat: 39.424917 Lon: -80.272972), Type: 58.5, Overall height: 50.9 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, Rt 1 Box 61a (Lat: 39.424917 Lon: -80.272972), Type: 58.5, Overall height: 50.9 m
    Registrant: 7244162285, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 375 SOUTHPOINTE BOULEVARD
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, Rt 1 Box 61a (Lat: 39.424917 Lon: -80.272972), Type: 58.5, Overall height: 50.9 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, Rt 1 Box 61a (Lat: 39.424917 Lon: -80.272972), Type: 58.5, Overall height: 50.9 m
    Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Jim O'Dowd, Route 19 (Clay District) (Lat: 39.419528 Lon: -80.276500), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE MC: GA3B1REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, Route 19 (Clay District) (Lat: 39.419528 Lon: -80.276500), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, Route 19 (Clay District) (Lat: 39.419528 Lon: -80.276500), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8DCQ
    Grant Date: 10/27/1997, Expiration Date: 10/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2009
    Registrant: John T Arnold, Route 1 Box 38, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: N5XDL, Licensee ID: L00385079
    Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Janette R Kocsis
    Registrant: Janette R Kocsis, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: N8JJG
    Grant Date: 04/09/1998, Expiration Date: 04/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2010
    Registrant: Troy W Hamrick Sr, Rt 1 Box 13, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: KC8PIX, Licensee ID: L00282078
    Grant Date: 09/02/2000, Expiration Date: 09/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2012, Certifier: John T Finzel
    Registrant: John T Finzel, Enterprise, WV 26568

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Enterprise, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1274.4 years
John967.4 years
William875.3 years
Charles871.4 years
Robert663.3 years
Mary680.3 years
Richard562.4 years
George470.8 years
Samuel486.8 years
Betty475.2 years
Most common last names in Enterprise, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcintire1176.0 years
Martin980.0 years
Bice877.1 years
Pigott879.0 years
Davis778.0 years
Halpenny672.3 years
Jones679.0 years
Rockwell675.2 years
Matheny578.6 years
Demary582.2 years
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