Falling Waters, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 876.
Males: 435  (49.8%)
Females: 441  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25419.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,370
Falling Waters:

$62,370
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,321

Falling Waters CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $197,800
Falling Waters:

$197,800
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $133,437; detached houses: $139,441; townhouses or other attached units: $162,774; mobile homes: $115,910

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,186.

March 2019 cost of living index in Falling Waters: 140.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
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  • Races in Falling Waters, WV (2010)
    • 78789.8%White alone
    • 414.7%Black alone
    • 263.0%Two or more races
    • 202.3%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Falling Waters, West Virginia as of March 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Falling Waters is 49 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (38.3%), American (14.6%), English (9.8%), Irish (7.5%), Italian (3.3%), British (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,376 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $622 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (26.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (64.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (149.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Williamsport, MD (2.2 miles ),
Downsville, MD (2.2 miles ),
Charlton, MD (2.2 miles),
Pinesburg, MD (2.3 miles ),
Hedgesville, WV (2.4 miles ),
Kemps Mill, MD (2.5 miles),
Wilson-Conococheague, MD (2.6 miles ),
Clear Spring, MD (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 77.89 W

Area code: 304

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

4.2%
West Virginia:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Falling Waters-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.3 miles away from the Falling Waters place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falling Waters-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Falling Waters 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 187.6 miles away from Falling Waters center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from Falling Waters center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from Falling Waters center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from Falling Waters center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berkeley County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Falling Waters:

  • WILLIAMSPORT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • HOMEWOOD AT WILLIAMSPORT MD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • HEARTLAND OF MARTINSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • BMA - MARTINSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • GABOYA PLACE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • PANHANDLE HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)

Amtrak stations near Falling Waters:

  • 8 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 19 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falling Waters:

  • Shepherd University (about 10 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 13 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • American Public University System (about 19 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Frederick Community College (about 27 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 30 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shenandoah University (about 31 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 40 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

Public elementary/middle school in Falling Waters:

  • MARLOWE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 9580 WILLIAMSPORT PIKE, Grades: PK-2)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority North Station Unit 96 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Falling Waters: Old Falling Waters Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Old Falling Waters Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn Exp Martinsburg (1220 Tj Jackson Drive).

Berkeley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Falling Waters and their reported violations in the past:

BROOKWOOD COUNTRYSIDE (Serves PA, Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-02-2013 to MAR-25-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-13-2012 and JUN-13-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.8%
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: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Falling Waters (2011 data):

  • First United Bank & Trust: Potomac Branch at U.S. 11 And Grade Road, branch established on 1987/06/17. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation
  • CNB Bank, Inc.: Spring Mills Branch at 1231 T.J. Jackson Drive, branch established on 2005/04/27. Info updated 2007/06/14: Bank assets: $275.7 mil, Deposits: $242.0 mil, headquarters in Berkeley Springs, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Falling Waters:

Marital status in Falling Waters, WV
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Falling Waters:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falling Waters, WV (based on Berkeley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73864
Mainline Protestant10,22843
Catholic7,0083
Other1,8887
Black Protestant4361
None71,871-
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
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Berkeley County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Berkeley County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.8%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
West Virginia:

13.1%

6.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
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 Jefferson County, WV  1.07% ($41,125 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.77% ($41,846)
from Frederick County, VA  0.56% ($45,887)


5.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Jefferson County, WV  0.79% ($47,229 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.58% ($40,150)
to Frederick County, VA  0.28% ($49,402)
Businesses in Falling Waters, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx1
Domino's Pizza1Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Falling Waters:

  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WRNR (740 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: SHENANDOAH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEPM (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falling Waters:

  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Falling Waters:

  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44AA (Channel 44; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Falling Waters, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents41
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents72
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count5216
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7648
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1750
  • Fatalities5708
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12179
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents512
See more detailed statistics of Falling Waters fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.4mTotal length
  • 59,848Total average daily traffic
  • 8,906Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,739Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Falling Waters)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • RANGER STATION, 3247 Vineyard Rd (Lat: 39.601722 Lon: -77.928417), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQUW237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2014, Expiration Date: 10/29/2024, Certifier: Jackie Minnick, Registrant: Teltronic, 4100 Corporate Square, Naples, FL 34104, Phone: (540) 450-6650, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 7HCH015A, Rt 2 Box 442-B (Lat: 39.580833 Lon: -77.868056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.2 m, Call Sign: WQWR782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Falling Waters)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56506 , Serial Number: 28-73-25641, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/03/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick J Hughes, 77 Lionheart Ter, Falling Waters, WV 25419
  • Aircraft: HATCHER HAYES HOMEBUILT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 473HA , Serial Number: 277132, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Hayes Hatcher, 480 Keepsake Dr, Falling Waters, WV 25419
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/31/2020
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5549R , Serial Number: 17253135, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/1984
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Hayes A Hatcher, 480 Keepsake Dr, Falling Waters, WV 25419, Other Owners: Helen Jo Hatcher
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/13/2018

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 35. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2008, and the least - 16 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Falling Waters, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (56.6%), and Outside Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Falling Waters, WV
    • 32156.6%Structure Fires
    • 16629.3%Outside Fires
    • 7713.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Falling Waters, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falling Waters, WV
  • 75.5%Electricity
  • 16.0%Wood
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Falling Waters, WV
  • 100.0%Electricity


Falling Waters compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Falling Waters on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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  • Ingo B. Joedicke (3)
  • David Horn (1)
  • William P. Block, Sr. (1)
  • Christopher A. Smith (1)
  • Michelle Palmer (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.