Great Cacapon, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 386.
Males: 162  (42.1%)
Females: 224  (57.9%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25422.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,256
Great Cacapon:

$51,256
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,902

Great Cacapon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $154,832
Great Cacapon:

$154,832
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,137; detached houses: $107,187; mobile homes: $87,370

Median gross rent in 2017: $863.

March 2019 cost of living index in Great Cacapon: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.4%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Great Cacapon, WV (2010)
    • 37296.4%White alone
    • 51.3%Two or more races
    • 41.0%Asian alone
    • 30.8%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Great Cacapon, West Virginia as of December 05, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Great Cacapon is 82 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (51.2%), European (13.2%), Italian (12.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Great Cacapon,WV real estate house value index trend

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $833 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (48.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (84.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (169.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bath (Berkeley Springs), WV (1.9 miles ),
Little Orleans, MD (2.2 miles),
Hancock, MD (2.9 miles ),
Paw Paw, WV (3.3 miles ),
Pecktonville, MD (3.7 miles),
District 2, Oldtown, MD (3.7 miles ),
Ernstville, MD (3.8 miles),
Big Pool, MD (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 78.29 W

Distribution of median household income in Great Cacapon, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Great Cacapon, WV in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Great Cacapon-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Great Cacapon 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 36.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Great Cacapon-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 170.2 miles away from Great Cacapon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 203.6 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 129.3 miles away from Great Cacapon 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 142.2 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 130.7 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 319.4 miles away from Great Cacapon 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 Morgan County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Great Cacapon:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 24 miles; Cumberland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Shepherd University (about 30 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Shenandoah University (about 33 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • American Public University System (about 33 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 34 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Frostburg State University (about 35 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 41 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Great Cacapon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Great Cacapon:

Marital status in Great Cacapon, WV
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 29.8%

For population 25 years and over in Great Cacapon:

  • High school or higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Great Cacapon, WV (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,66720
Evangelical Protestant1,20414
Catholic7151
Other71
None12,948-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Morgan County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

30.0%
State:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

13.1%

6.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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 Berkeley County, WV  1.79% ($32,220 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.55% ($39,278)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.48% ($40,813)


5.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Berkeley County, WV  1.73% ($37,248 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.41% ($34,519)

Strongest AM radio stations in Great Cacapon:

  • WCST (1010 AM; 0 kW; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Owner: CAPPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Great Cacapon:

  • WDHC (93.5 FM; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Owner: CAPPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, 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.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)

TV broadcast stations around Great Cacapon:

  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W41AO (Channel 41; HAMPSHIRE, ETC., WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44AA (Channel 44; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Great Cacapon fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2008 11:30 PM, Sr-9, Lat: 39.573870, Lon: -78.331060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 2008 11:35 AM, Cr-9, Lat: 39.619310, Lon: -78.287800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2005 04:55 PM, Sr-9, Lat: 39.620760, Lon: -78.294650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.7mTotal length
  • $9,860,000Total costs
  • 3,381Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,525Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Teresa Schuller, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Morgan County Commission, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, Room 101, Berke-ley Springs, Phone: (304) 258-8540
  • Teresa Schuller, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Morgan County Commission, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, Room 101, Berke-ley Springs, Phone: (304) 258-8540
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Morgan County Commission, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, Room 101, Berke-ley Springs, Phone: (304) 258-8540
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Morgan County Commission, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, Room 101, Berke-ley Springs, Phone: (304) 258-8540
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Morgan County Commission, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, Room 101, Berke-ley Springs, Phone: (304) 258-8540

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Great Cacapon Fire House On High St (Lat: 39.619528 Lon: -78.294167), Call Sign: KSJ487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/10/2023, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • FIRE GROUND, Lat: 39.548972 Lon: -78.249639, Call Sign: WQIR839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.112 MHz, 458.087 MHz, 458.937 MHz, 458.112 MHz, 460.050 MHz, 465.050 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2018, Expiration Date: 04/26/2028, Certifier: David A Michael, Registrant: Ganoe Communications, 547 Ford Hill Rd, Augusta, WV 26704, Phone: (304) 496-8818, Fax: (304) 496-8818, Email:
  • (Great Cacapon) Located Behind The Voulnteer Fire Department At 179 Spring St. (Lat: 39.618889 Lon: -78.293028), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.1 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQRL528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.025 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 06/12/2023, Certifier: James L Steele, Registrant: West Virginia Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, 1703 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Fax: (304) 965-2695, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PURSELANE, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQWL509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: Zachary Caldwell, Registrant: County Of Morgan, 38 Dispatch Lane, Berkeley Springs, WV 25144, Phone: (304) 258-0327, Fax: (304) 258-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: GARRISON RONALD L ZODIAC 601 XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 315SV , Serial Number: 6-7188, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Garrison, Po Box 582, Great Cacapon, WV 25422
  • Aircraft: SKYRANGER AIRCRAFT SKYRANGER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 5084X , Serial Number: 265, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald Lee Garrison, Po Box 582, Great Cacapon, WV 25422
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6694M , Serial Number: 108-4694, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Garrison, 5130 Central Ave, Great Cacapon, WV 25422
  • Aircraft: RONALD L GARRISON MX 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 473FG , Serial Number: 1246, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Garrison, Po Box 582, Great Cacapon, WV 25422
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/16/2018

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 8
Fire incident types in Great Cacapon, WV

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Great Cacapon, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Great Cacapon, WV
  • 53.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 7.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Great Cacapon, WV
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 42.3%Wood


Great Cacapon 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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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