Flemington, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 316 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 145  (46.0%)
Females: 171  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26347.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,504 (it was $27,917 in 2000)
Flemington:

$33,504
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,382 (it was $12,540 in 2000)

Flemington town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,691 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Flemington:

$54,691
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,937; Detached houses: $71,432; Mobile homes: $30,679

Median gross rent in 2013: $329.

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  • Races in Flemington, WV (2010)

    Flemington races chart
    • 30096.2%White alone
    • 82.6%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flemington: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.9%), Irish (19.1%), English (17.3%), German (13.2%), Dutch (4.0%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1922

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,039 people per square mile   (low).

Flemington,WV real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Flemington:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flemington town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $520 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $223 (0.6%)

Flemington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (81.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (270.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Galloway, WV (1.6 miles) , Hepzibah, WV (2.5 miles ), Bridgeport, WV (2.6 miles ), Grafton, WV (2.8 miles ), Anmoore, WV (2.9 miles ), Philippi, WV (3.0 miles ), Stonewood, WV (3.1 miles ), Despard, WV (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 80.13 W

Area code: 304

Flemington household income distribution Flemington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-17.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (34%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Flemington, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flemington-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Flemington town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/22/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flemington-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 154.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from Flemington 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 218.4 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 167.5 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 216.7 miles away from Flemington 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 188.4 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 Taylor County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flemington topographic map

Birthplace of: Ulysses S. Webb - Californian Attorney General, Paul Popovich - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Flemington:

  • ROSEWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GRAFTON TAYLOR CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • BARBOUR COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PHILIPPI, WV)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flemington:

  • Fairmont State University (about 16 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 28 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 44 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 57 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 67 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Frostburg State University (about 70 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 74 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Public elementary/middle schools in Flemington:

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Notable locations in Flemington: Flemington Volunteer Fire Department (A), Flemington Area Emergency Management Service Company 39 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Berry Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Taylor 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 43.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.6%
(36.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Flemington town (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,97530
Evangelical Protestant1,47814
Catholic3951
Other-1
None12,047-
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: 2
Taylor County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Taylor County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

29.6%
West Virginia:

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

10.8%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flemington:

48.8%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Flemington:

44.4%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Flemington:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Flemington:

35.9%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Flemington:

55.4%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.6%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flemington, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,441
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,485
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,926

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Harrison County, WV  0.98% ($36,345 average AGI)
from Marion County, WV  0.96% ($30,175)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.83% ($36,714)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Harrison County, WV  1.13% ($26,806 average AGI)
to Marion County, WV  0.76% ($23,089)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.63% ($33,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flemington:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WTBZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: APPALACHIAN RADIO LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flemington:

  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQAB (91.3 FM; PHILIPPI, WV; Owner: ALDERSON-BROADDUS COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Flemington:

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

Flemington fatal accident list:

Sep 18, 2013 03:47 PM, Us-119, Lat: 39.42167, Lon: -79.95583, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2011 01:10 PM, Us-50, Lat: 39.29990, Lon: -80.17427, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 2008 03:00 AM, Cr-2, Lat: 39.31106, Lon: -80.11385, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 8, 1990 10:15 AM, Springer, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 1976 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 1975 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 5,750Total average daily traffic
  • 373Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • EARL JUDY, Approx. 1 Mile Se Of Flemington, Betwen Cr 134 And Cr 135 (Lat: 39.256194 Lon: -80.112556), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.8 m, Registrant: 5407433000, , 15 CAMPBELL STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FLEMMINGTON (HOP 2), Approx. 1 Mile Se Of Flemington, Betwen Cr 134 And Cr 135 (Lat: 39.256194 Lon: -80.112556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.8 m, Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: WQEA467
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.125 MHzGrant Date: 12/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Earl Judy JrRegistrant: Tschudy Broadcasting Corp., 15 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835, Phone: (540) 743-3000
  • CB351, Approx. 1 Mile Se Of Flemington, Betwen Cr 134 And Cr 135 (Lat: 39.256194 Lon: -80.112556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.8 m, Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: WQOV771
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Mary McdermottRegistrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3182, Fax: (202) 719-4969, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Flemington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3782X , Serial Number: 276, Year manufactured: 1968
    Registrant (Individual): David L Brown, 66 Substation Rd, Flemington, WV 26347

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

SOUTHWESTERN WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,147, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-1994), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-1994)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Flemington

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Flemington, WV
Most common first names in Flemington, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2172.5 years
Charles1874.6 years
William1671.9 years
Mary1676.8 years
James775.4 years
Robert766.4 years
Emma780.3 years
Richard762.1 years
Paul669.3 years
Edward675.5 years
Most common last names in Flemington, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lipscomb1570.7 years
Marks1075.7 years
Smith1078.3 years
Mayle977.2 years
Stewart980.9 years
Blake883.1 years
Cleavenger879.3 years
Greathouse773.6 years
Fleming678.6 years
Knight673.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Flemington compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 10 other airmen in this city.
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