Fayetteville, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,772 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 1,237  (44.6%)
Females: 1,535  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25840.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,296 (it was $35,043 in 2000)
Fayetteville:

$51,296
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,795 (it was $18,710 in 2000)

Fayetteville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,420 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Fayetteville:

$129,420
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,660; detached houses: $121,665; townhouses or other attached units: $335,865; in 2-unit structures: $14,415; mobile homes: $61,763

Median gross rent in 2017: $513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fayetteville: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
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  • Races in Fayetteville, WV (2010)
    • 2,73194.4%White alone
    • 832.9%Black alone
    • 461.6%Hispanic
    • 190.7%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, West Virginia as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fayetteville is 192 to 1.


Crime rates in Fayetteville by year

Type

2005

2008

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(208.1)
3
(104.0)
2
(70.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(112.3)
9
(340.0)
18
(624.3)
9
(312.0)
6
(211.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(973.1)
70
(2,645)
143
(4,960)
68
(2,357)
59
(2,078)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(37.4)
2
(75.6)
2
(69.4)
4
(138.6)
3
(105.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)49.8135.6317.0175.7131.0

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City-data.com crime index in Fayetteville, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.64
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (21.5%), English (14.9%), Irish (12.3%), European (9.5%), German (9.1%), Scottish (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1821 feet

Land area: 2.95 square miles.

Population density: 941 people per square mile   (low).

Fayetteville, West Virginia map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $829 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (35.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (153.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (347.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Oak Hill, WV (2.3 miles ),
Minden, WV (2.3 miles ),
Ansted, WV (2.4 miles ),
Thurmond, WV (2.5 miles),
Beards Fork, WV (2.6 miles),
Hico, WV (2.7 miles ),
Scarbro, WV (2.7 miles ),
Hilltop, WV (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 81.11 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $270,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $374,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $385,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fayetteville, WV residents
Average permit cost in Fayetteville, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +557 (+25.4%).
Most common industries in Fayetteville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.2%)
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Fayetteville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.4%)

Average climate in Fayetteville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fayetteville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Fayetteville-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 154.7 miles away from Fayetteville 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 240.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from Fayetteville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Fayetteville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Fayetteville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 245.6 miles away from Fayetteville 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 Fayette County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fayetteville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fayetteville:

  • FAYETTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (100 HRESAN BOULEVARD)
  • FMC - OAK HILL (185 LAUREL CREEK RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fayetteville:

  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • MONTGOMERY GEN. ELDERLY CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONTGOMERY, WV)

Airports located in Fayetteville:

Amtrak stations near Fayetteville:

  • 7 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 14 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 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 Fayetteville:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 43 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 44 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 69 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • New River Community College (about 70 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 71 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 76 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Public high school in Fayetteville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fayetteville:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fayetteville: Fayetteville Fire Department (A), Fayette County Courthouse (B), West Virginia Division of Forestry Fayette County Field Office (C), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Fayetteville (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fayetteville include: Fayetteville Baptist Church (A), Fayetteville Presbyterian Church (B), Fayetteville United Methodist Church (C), First Church of God (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Huse Memorial Cemetery (1), Pierce Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fayetteville: Janutola Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Fayetteville Historical Visitors Bureau (Tours & Charters; 306 North Court Street), New River Mountain Guides (Tours & Charters; Wiseman & Court Street).

Hotels: Quality Inn (USRote 19 & Lrl Creek), Comfort Inn New River (103 Elliotts Way), Country River Inn (Route 4 Box10AA Gatewood Road).

Courts: Court Street Cottage (315 North Court), Fayette County - Courthouse Offices Direct Dial Numbers- Circuit Courts- Family Court J (213 North Court Street), Fayette County Court House (Court Street).

Birthplace of: Brandi Alexander - Professional wrestler.

Fayette 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:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
24 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Fayetteville (2011 data):

  • The Fayette County National Bank of Fayetteville: The Fayette County National Bank Of at 101 N. Court St, branch established on 1900/06/01; Express Bank Branch at 314 North Court Street, branch established on 1982/10/23. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $86.3 mil, Deposits: $75.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fcnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Bank: Fayetteville Branch at 145 West Maple Avenue, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Fayetteville Walmart Branch at 204 Town Center Road, branch established on 2007/08/11. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Fayetteville:

Marital status in Fayetteville, WV
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Fayetteville:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Fayetteville, WV (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,33566
Evangelical Protestant5,90463
Catholic1,5933
Black Protestant2312
Other222
None30,954-
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: 16
Fayette County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Fayette County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.2%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fayette County:

7.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Fayetteville:

29.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.6%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Fayetteville:

42.1%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fayetteville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11$12,724$13,8810$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$21,135$25,3621$922
Streets and Highways 7$11,397$19,5383$2,993
Parks and Recreation 1$2,015$24,1802$361
Solid Waste Management 1$1,860$22,3200$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,628$19,5360$0
Financial Administration 1$3,021$36,2520$0
Police - Other 1$1,526$18,3120$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$1,581
Totals for Government 33$55,306$20,11138$5,857

Fayetteville government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $113,000 ($40.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($20.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $777,000 ($280.30)
    Regular Highways: $370,000 ($133.48)
    Central Staff Services: $318,000 ($114.72)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($64.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($38.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000 ($28.50)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($28.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($25.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $58,000 ($20.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($2.53)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.36)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($21.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $33,000 ($11.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($11.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $700,000 ($252.53)

Fayetteville government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $18,000 ($6.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($12.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($24.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000 ($19.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($12.63)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $183,000 ($66.02)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($4.33)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,169,000 ($421.72)
    Property: $525,000 ($189.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $144,000 ($51.95)
    Other License: $122,000 ($44.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $103,000 ($37.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $46,000 ($16.59)
    Other: $46,000 ($16.59)

Fayetteville government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,487,000 ($536.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,462,000 ($527.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($10.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($1.08)

Fayetteville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,336,000 ($481.96)

4.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.02% ($35,048 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.67% ($32,531)
from Nicholas County, WV  0.33% ($31,277)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.28% ($26,038 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.80% ($34,483)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.25% ($26,389)
Businesses in Fayetteville, WV
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
FedEx1Subway2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
Long John Silver's1UPS1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Maurices1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fayetteville:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fayetteville:

  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

TV broadcast stations around Fayetteville:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
Fayetteville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fayetteville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 515ft / 157mTotal length
  • $2,152,000Total costs
  • 26,645Total average daily traffic
  • 2,892Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,431Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fayetteville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fayetteville, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fayetteville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fayette County Courthouse (Lat: 38.064278 Lon: -81.103444), Call Sign: KVF605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/1998, Expiration Date: 07/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2003, Registrant: County Of Fayette, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • Slaughter Drive (Lat: 38.046944 Lon: -81.098056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPSD980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.837 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Jim Murdock Jr, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 570 Fayetteville Town Ctr (Lat: 38.048306 Lon: -81.124583), Call Sign: WQGQ201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 01/24/2017, Expiration Date: 03/20/2027, Certifier: Daniel C Ream, Registrant: Panasonic System Solutions Company, 1707 N. Randall Rd, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • 176 Fayette Town Ctr (Lat: 38.047556 Lon: -81.123778), Call Sign: WQHD376,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 07/03/2007, Expiration Date: 07/03/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2017, Certifier: Andrew F Brush, Registrant: Panasonic System Solutions Company, 1707 N. Randall Rd, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 515 W Maple (Lat: 38.045639 Lon: -81.115917), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEK768,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/1995, Expiration Date: 12/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001, Phone: (304) 574-1176
  • BE317, Thrift Street (Lat: 38.055806 Lon: -81.115833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQOQ413,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 12/20/2021, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • FAYETEVILLE, Thrift Street (Lat: 38.055806 Lon: -81.115833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQUS984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2014, Expiration Date: 10/02/2024, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • FAYETTEVLCO, Wlm255 (Lat: 38.052028 Lon: -81.105917), Overall height: 9.4 m, Call Sign: WLM255, Licensee ID: L00001235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2001, Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fayetteville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38811 , Serial Number: 7288, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph C Young, 351 Sheffield Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 63624 , Serial Number: 75-4759, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Kappler, 282 Hinkle Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7304G , Serial Number: 17259004, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 09/19/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Patrick O Hambrick, Po Box 518, Fayetteville, WV 25840, Other Owners: Eudora V Hambrick
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7747W , Serial Number: 28-1757, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Jason R Rose, 1134 Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84081 , Serial Number: 7AC-2768, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William L Chouinard, 2308 Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3987Q , Serial Number: 17260087, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Thomas Flying Service Inc, Fayette Airport, Fayetteville, WV 25840
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/2018
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94600 , Serial Number: 4701, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2007
    Registrant (Partnership): Charles W Bryant, Rr 4 Box 106, Fayetteville, WV 25840, Other Owners: Charles R Bryant
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2017

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 46 took place in 2007, and the least - 14 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Fayetteville, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.2%), and Outside Fires (22.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fayetteville, WV
    • 29059.2%Structure Fires
    • 11022.4%Outside Fires
    • 7415.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fayetteville, WV
Most common first names in Fayetteville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8872.3 years
John8073.6 years
William7973.5 years
Mary7175.7 years
Charles6873.3 years
Robert6071.4 years
George3775.8 years
Thomas3575.3 years
Helen2776.4 years
Ethel2481.8 years
Most common last names in Fayetteville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3574.9 years
Jones3172.9 years
Adkins2869.4 years
Davis2276.3 years
Wilson2278.0 years
Treadway2172.1 years
Johnson1973.2 years
Bennett1880.3 years
Taylor1869.7 years
Martin1774.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fayetteville, WV
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 42.7%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fayetteville, WV
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas


Fayetteville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Fayetteville on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 10 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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