Galloway, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 143.
Males: 78  (54.5%)
Females: 65  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 26349

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,304
Galloway:

$37,304
WV:

$42,019

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,107

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $100,004
Galloway:

$100,004
WV:

$112,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $55,385; Detached houses: $54,708
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  • Races in Galloway, WV (2010)

    Galloway races chart
    • 13594.4%White alone
    • 42.8%American Indian alone
    • 21.4%Black alone
    • 21.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Galloway: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (35.3%), Irish (10.3%), German (8.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

For population 25 years and over in Galloway:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Galloway CDP:

  • Never married: 8.4%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 21.9%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Galloway, West Virginia as of August 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Galloway to the number of sex offenders is 143 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (84.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (270.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Flemington, WV (1.6 miles ), Philippi, WV (2.6 miles ), Bridgeport, WV (2.9 miles ), Hepzibah, WV (2.9 miles ), Anmoore, WV (3.0 miles ), Grafton, WV (3.1 miles ), Century, WV (3.1 miles) , Stonewood, WV (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 80.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

6.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Construction (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (35%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (31%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

Galloway-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Galloway place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 35.5 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Galloway-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 156.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from Galloway 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 218.1 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 165.5 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 216.3 miles away from Galloway center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 171.1 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 Barbour County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Galloway:

  • BARBOUR COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PHILIPPI, WV)
  • ROSEWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • GRAFTON TAYLOR CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Galloway:

  • Fairmont State University (about 18 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 30 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 47 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 60 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 70 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Frostburg State University (about 70 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 75 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)

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Barbour 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 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.00
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
West Virginia average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Galloway CDP (based on Barbour County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,08126
Mainline Protestant2,02535
Other2252
Catholic2032
None12,055-
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
Barbour County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Barbour County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Barbour County:

35.0%
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
State:

13.1%

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Randolph County, WV  0.83% ($29,333 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.44% ($37,042)
from Upshur County, WV  0.44% ($29,875)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Randolph County, WV  0.66% ($19,028 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.62% ($34,176)
to Upshur County, WV  0.57% ($25,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in Galloway:

  • 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)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: APPALACHIAN RADIO LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Galloway:

  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WQAB (91.3 FM; PHILIPPI, WV; Owner: ALDERSON-BROADDUS COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Galloway:

  • 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)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8EZQ, Licensee ID: L00658932, Grant Date: 10/03/2006, Expiration Date: 10/03/2016, Certifier: Lyle W Davis Jr, Registrant: Lyle W Davis Jr, Galloway, WV 26349

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Galloway compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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