Fort Ashby, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,380.
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
Males: 689  (49.9%)
Females: 691  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26719, 26763.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,391 (it was $32,375 in 2000)
Fort Ashby:

$47,391
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,453 (it was $15,114 in 2000)

Fort Ashby CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,397 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Fort Ashby:

$143,397
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $199,531; detached houses: $198,347

Median gross rent in 2017: $550.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Ashby: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.3%
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  • Races in Fort Ashby, WV (2010)
    • 1,36198.6%White alone
    • 70.5%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.07%Black alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Fort Ashby, West Virginia as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Ashby is 213 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (27.0%), American (18.1%), Irish (11.1%), Polish (10.8%), Italian (10.6%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 604 feet

Land area: 3.26 square miles.

Population density: 424 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Ashby, West Virginia map

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $989 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $834 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (72.1 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (91.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (195.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Springfield, WV (2.3 miles ),
Spring Gap, MD (2.3 miles),
Bier, MD (2.6 miles),
Rawlings, MD (2.6 miles ),
District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, MD (2.6 miles ),
Cresaptown-Bel Air, MD (2.7 miles ),
Cresaptown, MD (2.7 miles ),
Potomac Park, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.50 N, Longitude: 78.77 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Fort Ashby, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Ashby, WV in 2017
Fort Ashby satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Fort Ashby, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Fort Ashby, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (15.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Fort Ashby, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Ashby, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.21
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fort Ashby-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Fort Ashby place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Ashby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 162.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.9 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) earthquake occurred 140.2 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 292.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from Fort Ashby 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 Mineral County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Ashby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Ashby:

  • DAWN VIEW CENTER (DIANE DRIVE, BOX 686)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fort Ashby:

  • WESTERN MARYLAND HEALTH SYSTEM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • HOSPICE MEM HOSP AND MED CNTR CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL ECU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEM HOSP SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROMNEY, WV)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CUMBERLAND (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)

Amtrak station near Fort Ashby:

  • 11 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Ashby:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 11 miles; Cumberland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Frostburg State University (about 14 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Shenandoah University (about 40 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 42 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • American Public University System (about 51 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 52 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 54 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • West Virginia University is a large university and close to Fort Ashby. It is not listed in the university list.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Frankfort Cemetery (1), Rice Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Painter Run (A), Mill Run (B), Long Pasture Run (C), Graveyard Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mineral 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 Fort Ashby and their reported violations in the past:

EAGLES NEST CAMPGROUND (Address: 58 COTTAGE VIEW LANE , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
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: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Fort Ashby (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Fort Ashby Branch at Lincoln Street And Route 28, branch established on 1984/06/07. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • FNB Bank, Inc.: Fort Ashby Branch at Route #28 North, branch established on 2001/07/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.5 mil, Deposits: $136.6 mil, headquarters in Romney, WV, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fort Ashby Branch at Route 28 And Carrol Ln, branch established on 1984/06/07. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fort Ashby:

Marital status in Fort Ashby, WV
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Ashby:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Ashby, WV (based on Mineral County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,10234
Evangelical Protestant4,90347
Catholic1,3473
Black Protestant1781
Other461
None16,636-
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: 4
Here:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mineral County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Mineral County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

11.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

31.8%
West Virginia:

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

7.3%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Ashby:

56.6%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Ashby:

55.9%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Fort Ashby:

27.8
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Ashby:

18.5%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Ashby:

8.1%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Ashby:

7.1
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Fort Ashby:

31.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Fort Ashby:

63.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Ashby, WV Residents

4.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
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 Allegany County, MD  1.15% ($31,585 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.53% ($39,877)
to Grant County, WV  0.35% ($42,081)

Businesses in Fort Ashby, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Ashby:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTR (1230 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WTBO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Ashby:

  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Ashby:

  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • Fort Ashby, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:11
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count4568
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6606
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1497
  • Fatalities5049
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents10941
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents349
See more detailed statistics of Fort Ashby fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.6mTotal length
  • $5,525,000Total costs
  • 16,543Total average daily traffic
  • 1,385Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,868Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Ashby)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33012 , Serial Number: 34-7570072, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Leon Hinkle LLC, 156 Baker Hollow Rd, Fort Ashby, WV 26719
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5883E , Serial Number: 17383, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 06/01/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin E Howser, Po Box 1432, Fort Ashby, WV 26719
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 757DC , Serial Number: R18201217, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Leon Hinkle LLC, 156 Baker Hollow Rd, Fort Ashby, WV 26719
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82888 , Serial Number: 7AC-1538, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/1986
    Registrant (Individual): William Gregory Frase, Po Box 255, Fort Ashby, WV 26719
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99303 , Serial Number: 1926, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin E Howser, Po Box 1432, Fort Ashby, WV 26719

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 63 took place in 2010, and the least - 18 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Ashby, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.4%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Ashby, WV
    • 28156.4%Structure Fires
    • 16032.1%Outside Fires
    • 448.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 132.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Ashby, WV
Most common first names in Fort Ashby, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1972.3 years
Mary1677.1 years
John1679.2 years
Charles1477.4 years
William1175.2 years
Robert1075.7 years
Mildred982.4 years
Joseph878.7 years
Dorothy782.0 years
Ruth785.8 years
Most common last names in Fort Ashby, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wagoner2476.9 years
Pyles1479.8 years
Adams1374.0 years
Davis1276.9 years
Barnes967.4 years
Wolford877.1 years
Kenney770.3 years
Brown680.5 years
Kesner677.1 years
Long676.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Ashby, WV
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 18.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 3.7%Coal or coke
  • 2.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Ashby, WV
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Fort Ashby compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above 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 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 below state average.

Fort Ashby on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 500+)"
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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