Great Cacapon, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 386.
Males: 166  (43.3%)
Females: 220  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 25422.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $39,576
Great Cacapon:

$39,576
WV:

$42,019

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,545

Great Cacapon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $178,194
Great Cacapon:

$178,194
WV:

$112,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $845.

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  • Races in Great Cacapon, WV (2010)

    Great Cacapon races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Great Cacapon: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (61.3%), Italian (21.0%), European (6.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Great Cacapon,WV real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Great Cacapon:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%

For population 15 years and over in Great Cacapon CDP:

  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 19.2%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Great Cacapon, West Virginia as of December 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Great Cacapon to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


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

Great Cacapon household income distribution Great Cacapon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (86%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (67%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (40%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Great Cacapon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from Great Cacapon 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 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 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 Great Cacapon 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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 30.6%
(39.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
West Virginia average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

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
Morgan County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

30.0%
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
State:

13.1%

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Berkeley County, WV  1.27% ($35,819 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.78% ($25,039)
from Jefferson County, WV  0.28% ($29,611)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Berkeley County, WV  1.30% ($33,247 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.68% ($34,159)
to Frederick County, VA  0.23% ($61,733)

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: 39.57387, Lon: -78.33106, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

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: 3042588540, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, 77 FAIRFAX STREET Room -101, Phone: (McC) lin-tock
  • Teresa Schuller, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 3042588540, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, 77 FAIRFAX STREET Room -101, Phone: (McC) lin-tock
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 3042588540, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, 77 FAIRFAX STREET Room -101, Phone: (McC) lin-tock
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 3042588540, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, 77 FAIRFAX STREET Room -101, Phone: (McC) lin-tock
  • Jody McClintock, Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: 76.2, Structure height: 54065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 3042588540, Jmcclintock@morgancountywv.Gov, 77 FAIRFAX STREET Room -101, Phone: (McC) lin-tock

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Great Cacapon Fire House On High St (Lat: 39.619528 Lon: -78.294167), Call Sign: KSJ487
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5000 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/10/2023Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • Gambel Lane (Lat: 39.577000 Lon: -78.379306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPTD554
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2011, Expiration Date: 09/05/2021, Certifier: David A MichaelRegistrant: Ganoe Communications, 547 Ford Hill Rd, Augusta, WV 26704, Phone: (304) 496-8818, Fax: (304) 496-8818, 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/26/2008, Expiration Date: 04/26/2018, Certifier: David A MichaelRegistrant: Fox Ridge Communications Inc, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-7991, Fax: (717) 334-5656, 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/12/2013, Expiration Date: 06/12/2023, Certifier: James L SteeleRegistrant: Division Of Homeland Security And Emergency Management, 4752 Chimney Drive, Charleston, WV 25302-4804, Phone: (304) 957-2570, 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: 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: Zachary CaldwellRegistrant: Ganoe Communications, 547 Ford Hill Rd, Augusta, WV 26704, Phone: (304) 496-8818, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (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
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Garrison, Po Box 582, 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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald L Garrison, 5130 Central Ave, Great Cacapon, WV 25422

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Great Cacapon

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Great Cacapon, WV

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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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