Grant Town, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 601 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 293  (48.8%)
Females: 308  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26574, 26588.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,188 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Grant Town:

$36,188
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,892 (it was $12,717 in 2000)

Grant Town town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,695 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Grant Town:

$73,695
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,983; detached houses: $72,313; mobile homes: $110,941

Median gross rent in 2017: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grant Town: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Grant Town, WV (2010)
    • 55690.7%White alone
    • 457.3%Black alone
    • 81.3%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Grant Town, West Virginia as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grant Town is 569 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



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

1.67
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), American (10.6%), English (10.1%), Hungarian (6.0%), Scottish (6.0%), Italian (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,097 people per square mile   (low).

Grant Town, West Virginia map

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $675 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $401 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (62.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (269.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rivesville, WV (1.9 miles ),
Barrackville, WV (2.0 miles ),
Fairview, WV (2.1 miles ),
Farmington, WV (2.2 miles ),
Middletown district, WV (2.3 miles ),
Fairmont, WV (2.4 miles ),
Idamay, WV (2.4 miles ),
Monongah, WV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 80.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Grant Town, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grant Town, WV in 2017

Grant Town satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in Grant Town, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.2%)
  • Utilities (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (15.6%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Grant Town, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Extraction workers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)

Average climate in Grant Town, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.7. This is better than average.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Grant Town-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Grant Town town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 36.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant Town-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 134.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.5 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 223.2 miles away from Grant Town 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 183.6 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) earthquake occurred 168.1 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 222.0 miles away from Grant Town 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 Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grant Town topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grant Town:

  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • PIERPONT CENTER AT FAIRMONT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • ARBORS AT FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., CURTIS AVENUE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • MONONGALIA COUNTY HEALTH DEPT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grant Town:

  • Fairmont State University (about 6 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 14 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 24 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 48 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 58 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 60 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Grant Town Volunteer Fire Department Station 37 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Grant Town: Ballah Chapel Monumental United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Tom Wilson (cartoonist) - Cartoonist.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

GRANT TOWN, TOWN OF (Population served: 1,214, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-23-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Grant Town:

Marital status in Grant Town, WV
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Grant Town:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grant Town, WV (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,34473
Evangelical Protestant7,64955
Catholic5,8197
Other8733
Black Protestant7682
Orthodox251
None30,940-
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: 10
Here:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Marion County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Marion County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

10.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.1%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marion County:

11.6%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

61.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grant Town:

64.7%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Grant Town:

27.2
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grant Town:

17.6%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grant Town:

10.9%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Grant Town:

66.1%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grant Town, WV Residents

Grant Town government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,141,000 ($1898.50)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $334,000 ($555.74)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($138.10)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($116.47)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($56.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,000 ($131.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.66)

Grant Town government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $23,000 ($38.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($88.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($49.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($31.61)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $317,000 ($527.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($33.28)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.99)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($38.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000 ($31.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($28.29)
    Other License: $3,000 ($4.99)

Grant Town government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,553,000 ($2584.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,477,000 ($2457.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $97,000 ($161.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($34.94)

Grant Town government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,000 ($163.06)

5.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.11% ($42,584 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.93% ($37,725)
from Taylor County, WV  0.33% ($42,616)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.06% ($49,472 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.85% ($43,466)
to Taylor County, WV  0.26% ($46,898)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grant Town:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grant Town:

  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W209AX (89.7 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Grant Town:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Grant Town fatal accident list:

Feb 15, 2016 03:00 PM, Cr-21, Lat: 39.553894, Lon: -80.185311, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.1mTotal length
  • $57,186,000Total costs
  • 7,500Total average daily traffic
  • 651Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,380Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grant Town, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grant Town, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward G Roach, 200 Church St. Extension (Wv11916-S) (Lat: 39.561861 Lon: -80.171306), Type: 92.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 200 Church St. Extension (Wv11916-S) (Lat: 39.561861 Lon: -80.171306), Type: 92.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 67275, 200 Church St. Extension (Wv11916-S) (Lat: 39.561861 Lon: -80.171306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQYL497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2016, Expiration Date: 10/31/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8OHW, Licensee ID: L00678587, Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 05/24/2023, Certifier: David W Marcozzi, Registrant: David W Marcozzi, 93 Short, Grant Town, WV 26574-0242

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 fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 22 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Grant Town, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (67.6%), and Outside Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grant Town, WV
    • 7167.6%Structure Fires
    • 2523.8%Outside Fires
    • 54.8%Other
    • 43.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grant Town, WV
Most common first names in Grant Town, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1872.4 years
Mary1382.0 years
James1371.1 years
Helen874.7 years
George770.2 years
Anna783.3 years
Joe777.9 years
Robert765.6 years
Charles664.2 years
William578.2 years
Most common last names in Grant Town, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Welch468.7 years
Warnick470.3 years
Jones473.0 years
Kolvek470.8 years
Basile480.8 years
Tennant478.7 years
Riggs461.8 years
Retton477.5 years
Hlusko474.7 years
Parker464.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grant Town, WV
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grant Town, WV
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Grant Town compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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