Follansbee, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,765 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 
Males: 1,412  (51.1%)
Females: 1,353  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26035, 26037.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,111 (it was $30,818 in 2000)
Follansbee:

$45,111
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,993 (it was $16,824 in 2000)

Follansbee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,163 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
Follansbee:

$120,163
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $607.

March 2019 cost of living index in Follansbee: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for other race residents, 88.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Follansbee, WV (2010)
    • 2,89396.9%White alone
    • 461.5%Two or more races
    • 210.7%Hispanic
    • 100.3%Black alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Follansbee 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 Follansbee, West Virginia as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Follansbee is 192 to 1.


Crime rates in Follansbee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(66.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.6)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(33.2)
1
(33.6)
2
(69.1)
4
(140.9)
5
(176.7)
2
(69.9)
2
(66.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(99.5)
10
(336.2)
9
(311.1)
13
(457.9)
8
(282.8)
12
(419.4)
13
(434.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(298.6)
17
(571.6)
15
(518.5)
26
(915.8)
18
(636.3)
15
(524.3)
12
(401.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
2
(69.1)
5
(176.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(209.7)
1
(33.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.2)
2
(69.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)45.555.872.2121.580.6109.162.5

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City-data.com crime index in Follansbee, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: Italian (19.8%), Irish (16.0%), American (13.9%), English (8.6%), German (8.1%), Polish (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,560 people per square mile   (low).

Follansbee, West Virginia map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $818 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $599 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (33.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hooverson Heights, WV (1.0 miles ),
Mingo Junction, OH (1.1 miles ),
Steubenville, OH (1.7 miles ),
Wellsburg, WV (2.0 miles ),
Brilliant, OH (2.2 miles ),
Pottery Addition, OH (2.3 miles ),
New Alexandria, OH (2.3 miles ),
Weirton, WV (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.33 N, Longitude: 80.59 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $171,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Follansbee, WV residents
Average permit cost in Follansbee, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Follansbee, WV
Historical housing units in Follansbee, WV
Most common industries in Follansbee, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.4%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (26.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.5%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Follansbee, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Cashiers (10.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)

Average climate in Follansbee, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Follansbee, West Virginia average temperatures Follansbee, West Virginia average precipitation Follansbee, West Virginia humidity Follansbee, West Virginia wind speed Follansbee, West Virginia snowfall Follansbee, West Virginia sunshine Follansbee, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.289. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.289
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 6.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.05
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00404. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Follansbee-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Follansbee city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.5 miles away from the city center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Follansbee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 80.8 miles away from Follansbee center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city 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 232.0 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from Follansbee center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 199.3 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 232.1 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 Brooke County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Follansbee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Follansbee:

  • REM-WV, INC., ROCKDALE ROAD (131 ROCKDALE ROAD)
  • REM-WV, INC., WOODCREST DRIVE (201 WOODCREST DRIVE)
  • TRI COUNTY HM HLTH AGENCY INC (800 MAIN ST)
  • BRIGHTWOOD CENTER (840 LEE ROAD)

Amtrak station near Follansbee:

  • 20 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Follansbee:

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 4 miles; Steubenville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,572)
  • West Liberty University (about 12 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 23 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 24 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

Public elementary/middle schools in Follansbee:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Follansbee Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Follansbee include: Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (A), First Christian Church (B), First Methodist Church (C), First United Presbyterian Church (D), Free Methodist Church (E), Italian Christian Church (F), Saint Anthonys Roman Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Ohio Valley Amusement (Arcades & Amusements; 946 Main St).

Birthplace of: Lou Holtz - College football coach, Dave Augustine - Baseball player, Tony Leon (American football) - Football player.

Brooke 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 Follansbee and their reported violations in the past:

FOLLANSBEE HOOVERSON HEIGHTS (Population served: 5,702, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013)
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
FOLLANSBEE MUNICIPAL (Population served: 2,628, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Follansbee that have no violations reported:

  • COVEYS ACRES HIGH AND DRY (Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Follansbee (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Follansbee Branch at 955 Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Follansbee Branch at 1409 Main Street, branch established on 1935/06/22. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Follansbee:

Marital status in Follansbee, WV
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Follansbee:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Follansbee, WV (based on Brooke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9403
Evangelical Protestant2,91824
Mainline Protestant2,44816
Other2372
Black Protestant351
None15,491-
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: 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Brooke County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooke County:

30.2%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Follansbee:

47.5%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Follansbee:

15.7%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Follansbee:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Follansbee:

22.8%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.4%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Follansbee, 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
Streets and Highways 19$49,443$31,2270$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$29,941$51,3270$0
Water Supply 5$13,011$31,2260$0
Financial Administration 3$7,807$31,2280$0
Sewerage 2$7,156$42,9360$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$523
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,127
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,459
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 74$45,950
Totals for Government 36$107,358$35,78681$50,059

Follansbee government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $637,000 ($230.38)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($17.72)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,028,000 ($371.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,027,000 ($371.43)
    Police Protection: $909,000 ($328.75)
    Sewerage: $707,000 ($255.70)
    Central Staff Services: $527,000 ($190.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $418,000 ($151.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $285,000 ($103.07)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($30.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,917,000 ($693.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $440,000 ($159.13)

Follansbee government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,332,000 ($481.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($71.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($5.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $461,000 ($166.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $295,000 ($106.69)
    Rents: $100,000 ($36.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $40,000 ($14.47)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($2.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,600,000 ($578.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($14.47)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($4.34)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,370,000 ($495.48)
    Property: $794,000 ($287.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $371,000 ($134.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $47,000 ($17.00)
    Other License: $9,000 ($3.25)

Follansbee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,919,000 ($5757.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,900,000 ($687.16)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Hancock County, WV  1.74% ($35,938 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.56% ($41,192)
from Ohio County, WV  0.46% ($41,070)
Businesses in Follansbee, WV
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Curves1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Follansbee:

  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)
  • WEIR (1430 AM; 1 kW; WEIRTON, WV)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Follansbee:

  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Follansbee:

  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
Follansbee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 40.266750 Lon: -80.616472, Call Sign: WPAB643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.037 MHz, 453.737 MHz, 458.037 MHz, 458.737 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2012, Expiration Date: 07/21/2022, Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:
  • Follansbee Water Tower E Parkview (Lat: 40.334778 Lon: -80.548694), Call Sign: KNHM260, Licensee ID: L00789448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz, 39.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014, Registrant: City Of Follansbee, Fire Dept, Follansbee, WV 26037, Phone: (304) 527-2323, Fax: (304) 527-2354
  • End Of Duqensne St 500 W Of Wv Rt 2 (Lat: 40.321444 Lon: -80.597028), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPGS534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., 1344 Cove Hill Road, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (412) 344-9000, Fax: (412) 480-4216, Email:
  • Lat: 40.347278 Lon: -80.610639, Call Sign: KQB398,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.380 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2015, Certifier: Harry Page, Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5668, Fax: (202) 457-6482
  • Coke Plant Rt 2 (Lat: 40.348694 Lon: -80.606361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: KRK780,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHz, 462.475 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 03/16/2024, Certifier: Daniel Amidon, Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:
  • Rt 2 (Lat: 40.340333 Lon: -80.606472), Call Sign: WZZ837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.170 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/1994, Expiration Date: 09/18/1999, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000, Registrant: Koppers Company Inc, Rt 2, Follansbee, WV 26037, Phone: (304) 529-0110
  • Lat: 40.337028 Lon: -80.597500, Call Sign: WQRM619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.462 MHz, 456.900 MHz, 461.637 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 06/19/2023, Certifier: Cat Stevens, Registrant: Lauttamus Communications Inc., P.O. Box 2216, Weirton, WV 26062, Phone: (304) 723-5555, Fax: (304) 723-7451, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PT72XC044, Lee Road (Lat: 40.312194 Lon: -80.595444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WQSH541,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/19/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 2.8 Miles North Of Follansbee, Wv; North Side Of Archer Hill (Lat: 40.367000 Lon: -80.589778), Call Sign: KNKL577,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Follansbee)

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 41. The highest number of fires - 71 took place in 2009, and the least - 9 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Follansbee, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.3%), and Outside Fires (17.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Follansbee, WV
    • 41263.3%Structure Fires
    • 11517.7%Outside Fires
    • 7311.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 517.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Follansbee, WV
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Follansbee, WV
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Follansbee, WV
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity


Follansbee compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.
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