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Population in 2012: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 

Males: 130  (57.5%)
Females: 96  (42.5%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26269.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,496 (it was $23,625 in 2000)
Hambleton:

$25,496
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,323

Hambleton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,810 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Hambleton:

$74,810
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,460; Detached houses: $78,793; Mobile homes: $34,530

Median gross rent in 2012: $679.

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  • White alone - 227 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hambleton: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Irish (10.9%), United States (7.6%), English (5.4%), Dutch (4.3%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 1685 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,708 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hambleton:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hambleton town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.6%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hambleton, West Virginia as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hambleton to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $256 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Hambleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (248.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hendricks, WV (0.9 miles ), Parsons, WV (1.4 miles ), Montrose, WV (3.0 miles) , Thomas, WV (3.0 miles ), Davis, WV (3.2 miles ), Bowden, WV (3.5 miles) , Harman, WV (3.6 miles) , Elkins, WV (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $52,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $41,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 79.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Hambleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Hambleton town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hambleton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Hambleton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tucker County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hambleton:

  • TUCKER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PARSONS, WV)
  • MEMORIAL GENERAL HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ELKINS, WV)
  • FMC - ELKINS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ELKINS, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hambleton:

  • Fairmont State University (about 40 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 44 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • Frostburg State University (about 55 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • James Madison University (about 61 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 17,462)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 63 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 70 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 74 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 2,061)

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Churches in Hambleton include: Goff Memorial Methodist Protestant Church (A), Hambleton Church of the Brethren (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.3%

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hambleton, WV

Hambleton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hambleton travel time to work - commute


Hambleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hambleton town (based on Tucker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.53%
Here50.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents35.9%33.5%5.9%3.8%3.8%
Congregations48.7%5.1%7.7%2.6%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazarenePentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents3.1%3.0%3.0%2.2%5.8%
Congregations5.1%2.6%2.6%5.1%17.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Tucker County:

16.02 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.1%
State:

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

15.4%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$440
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,040


5.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Randolph County, WV  1.15% ($25,433 average AGI)


6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Randolph County, WV  1.25% ($32,212 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.53% ($23,143)
to Marion County, WV  0.38% ($32,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hambleton:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hambleton:

  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)

TV broadcast stations around Hambleton:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA8JTH, Licensee ID: L00613830
    Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2010, Certifier: Henry T Di Bacco Jr
    Registrant: Henry T Di Bacco Jr, Rr 1 Box 86-3, Hambleton, WV 26269
  • Call Sign: KB8YAQ, Licensee ID: L00976852
    Grant Date: 02/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/28/2015, Certifier: Ronnie J Jones
    Registrant: Ronnie J Jones, Rt 1 Box 59, Hambleton, WV 26269
  • Call Sign: KB8YGZ, Licensee ID: L00952837
    Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2012, Certifier: Harold N Precht
    Registrant: Harold N Precht, 503 Long St., Hambleton, WV 26269-8062
  • Call Sign: KC8CHN
    Grant Date: 02/09/1996, Expiration Date: 02/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2008
    Registrant: Robert J Boggs, Rt 1 Box 272, Hambleton, WV 26269
  • Call Sign: AC8FD, Licensee ID: L00669728
    Grant Date: 12/10/2009, Expiration Date: 12/10/2019, Certifier: William T Hole
    Registrant: William T Hole, 273 Redtail Lane, Hambleton, WV 26269-8095
  • Call Sign: AC8HQ, Previous Call Sign: KA8JTH, Licensee ID: L00613830
    Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Certifier: Henry T Di Bacco Jr
    Registrant: Henry T Di Bacco Jr, 67 Long Street, Hambleton, WV 26269
  • Call Sign: WV8HNP, Previous Call Sign: KB8YGZ, Licensee ID: L00952837
    Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Certifier: Harold N Precht
    Registrant: Harold N Precht, 503 Long St, Hambleton, WV 26269-8062


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Hambleton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harry870.7 years
James665.7 years
John679.0 years
Mary663.0 years
Kenneth561.0 years
Charles580.8 years
Robert474.0 years
Richard474.5 years
Pearl487.5 years
Earl474.7 years
Most common last names in Hambleton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Knotts1280.8 years
Phillips960.5 years
Hinkle764.6 years
Pennington577.4 years
Parsons586.4 years
White582.0 years
Davis582.0 years
Day572.6 years
Snyder572.4 years
Simmons581.8 years
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