Gypsy, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 328.
Males: 140  (42.9%)
Females: 188  (57.1%)
Median resident age:  51.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 26361.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $48,285
Gypsy:

$48,285
WV:

$42,019

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,373

Gypsy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $113,200
Gypsy:

$113,200
WV:

$112,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $30,756; Detached houses: $40,908; Mobile homes: $7,734
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  • Races in Gypsy, WV (2010)

    Gypsy races chart
    • 32097.6%White alone
    • 61.8%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gypsy: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (72.0%), German (21.3%), Polish (3.3%), English (1.7%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

For population 25 years and over in Gypsy:

  • High school or higher: 52.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%

For population 15 years and over in Gypsy CDP:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 22.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Gypsy, West Virginia as of August 20, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Gypsy to the number of sex offenders is 328 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (76.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (278.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Spelter, WV (1.3 miles ), Lumberport, WV (1.3 miles ), Shinnston, WV (1.4 miles ), Enterprise, WV (2.0 miles ), Despard, WV (2.4 miles ), Clarksburg, WV (2.4 miles ), Bridgeport, WV (2.5 miles ), Worthington, WV (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 80.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

6.2%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (50%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (50%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (60%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Gypsy-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Gypsy place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gypsy-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from Gypsy 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 211.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.7 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 209.9 miles away from Gypsy 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 179.8 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 Harrison County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gypsy:

  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • ADAMSTON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • MONTICELLO GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF CLARKSBURG (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • NUTTER FORT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NUTTER FORT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gypsy:

  • Fairmont State University (about 12 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 27 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 38 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 54 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 57 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 65 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 72 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)

Private high school in Gypsy:

  • BEREAN BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: RR 19 N, Grades: KG-12)

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Church in Gypsy: Gypsy Evangelical United Brethren Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison 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 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 41.6%
(41.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.4
West Virginia average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Gypsy CDP (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44293
Catholic8,6477
Evangelical Protestant8,40651
Other1,0694
Black Protestant1922
Orthodox1101
None34,233-
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: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.2%
State:

13.1%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Marion County, WV  0.56% ($42,345 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.30% ($35,988)
from Lewis County, WV  0.27% ($37,014)


4.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Marion County, WV  0.64% ($27,673 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.46% ($33,818)
to Taylor County, WV  0.22% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gypsy:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gypsy:

  • 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.)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gypsy:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Gypsy fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2010 05:49 PM, Us-19, Lat: 39.36631, Lon: -80.31323, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1992 01:30 PM, 19 / 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 8,600Total average daily traffic
  • 602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,350Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Businesses in Gypsy, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 1

Gypsy compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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