Fayetteville, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 2,892 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 1,382  (47.8%)
Females: 1,510  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25840.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,892 (it was $35,043 in 2000)
Fayetteville:

$38,892
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,351 (it was $18,710 in 2000)

Fayetteville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,182 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Fayetteville:

$118,182
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,278; Detached houses: $98,218; Townhouses or other attached units: $381,775; In 2-unit structures: $35,656; Mobile homes: $30,882

Median gross rent in 2013: $540.

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  • Races in Fayetteville, WV (2010)

    Fayetteville races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fayetteville: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.1%), United States (17.3%), English (13.1%), Irish (12.9%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1821 feet

Land area: 2.95 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile   (low).

Fayetteville,WV real estate house value index trend

Fayetteville, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Fayetteville:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fayetteville town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

50 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $628 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $861 (0.6%)

Fayetteville satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 81.11 W

Area code: 304

Fayetteville household income distribution Fayetteville home values distribution

Crime rates in Fayetteville (2005):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 burglaries (112.3 per 100,000)
  • 26 thefts (973.1 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (37.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 51.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.9)

Crime rates in Fayetteville (2008):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 burglaries (340.0 per 100,000)
  • 70 thefts (2,644.5 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (75.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 141.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 297.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.12
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +557 (+25.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fayetteville, West Virginia

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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 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 240.9 miles away from Fayetteville 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 the city 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 the city 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 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 Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fayetteville topographic map

Birthplace of: Brandi Alexander - Professional wrestler.

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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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).

Fayette 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 2013 was 32.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Fayetteville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Fayetteville town (based on Fayette County data)

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.
West Virginia:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
Fayette County:

31.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.5%
State:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,065$36,7800$0
Other Government Administration 4$11,572$34,7168$5,710
Police Protection - Officers 9$20,690$27,5871$686
Firefighters 0$0 20$2,395
Streets and Highways 7$17,958$30,7851$841
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$554
Totals for Government 21$53,285$30,44932$10,186

Fayetteville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $715,000 ($247.23)
    Sewerage: $585,000 ($202.28)
    Police Protection: $318,000 ($109.96)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($65.70)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($17.98)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($15.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000 ($13.14)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($12.79)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000 ($77.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $701,000 ($242.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($30.08)

Fayetteville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $562,000 ($194.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($4.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $541,000 ($187.07)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($17.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $655,000 ($226.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $29,000 ($10.03)
    General Support: $6,000 ($2.07)
  • Tax - Property: $239,000 ($82.64)
    NEC: $112,000 ($38.73)
    Public Utilities: $64,000 ($22.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($16.94)

Fayetteville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,406,000 ($486.17)
    Industrial Revenue: $600,000 ($207.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,021,000 ($1044.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,797,000 ($967.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,337,000 ($462.31)
    Industrial Revenue: $500,000 ($172.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,000 ($34.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $224,000 ($77.46)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($23.86)

Fayetteville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $600,000 ($207.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $500,000 ($172.89)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.10% ($31,307 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.60% ($28,618)
from Nicholas County, WV  0.30% ($33,933)


5.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.25% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.77% ($25,781)
to Nicholas County, WV  0.28% ($33,585)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fayetteville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 290m951ftTotal length
  • $445,000Total costs
  • 40,200Total average daily traffic
  • 4,941Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fayette County Courthouse (Lat: 38.064278 Lon: -81.103444), Call Sign: KVF605
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.125 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/1998, Expiration Date: 07/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2003Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Jim Murdock JrRegistrant: Two Way Radio Inc, Wytheville, VA 24832, Phone: (888) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:
  • 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: 03/20/2007, Expiration Date: 03/20/2017, Certifier: Daniel C ReamRegistrant: 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, Certifier: Andrew F BrushRegistrant: 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:

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  • STATION, 515 W Maple (Lat: 38.045639 Lon: -81.115917), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEK768
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/1995, Expiration Date: 12/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001Registrant: 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, 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, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 12/20/2021, Certifier: Mary McdermottRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/2014, Expiration Date: 10/02/2024, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2001Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38130 , Serial Number: 5-882, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph C Young, Po Box 959, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Christian Kappler, 282 Hinkle Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25840, Other Owners: Cynthia Kappler
  • 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
    Registrant (Corporation): Thomas Flying Service Inc, Fayette Airport, 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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Jason R Rose, 1134 Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV 25840
  • 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
    Registrant (Partnership): Charles W Bryant, Rr 4 Box 106, Fayetteville, WV 25840, Other Owners: Charles R Bryant

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Fayetteville

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
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

Fayetteville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students 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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