Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 149  (51.4%)
Females: 141  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  59.8 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25425.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $106,794 (it was $52,344 in 2000)
Harpers Ferry:

$106,794
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $64,638 (it was $29,638 in 2000)

Harpers Ferry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $318,296 (it was $166,100 in 2000)
Harpers Ferry:

$318,296
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $899.

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  • Races in Harpers Ferry, WV (2010)

    Harpers Ferry races chart
    • 26693.0%White alone
    • 124.2%Black alone
    • 31.0%Two or more races
    • 31.0%Hispanic
    • 20.7%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harpers Ferry: 112.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), English (23.8%), Irish (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%), Scottish (4.7%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 484 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 522 people per square mile   (low).

Harpers Ferry,WV real estate house value index trend

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Harpers Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harpers Ferry town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 11.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harpers Ferry to the number of sex offenders is 15 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,403 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,203 (0.7%)

Harpers Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (18.6 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (48.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (146.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bolivar, WV (0.7 miles ), Sandy Hook, MD (1.3 miles) , Dargan, MD (1.9 miles) , Garretts Mill, MD (1.9 miles ), Yarrowsburg, MD (2.2 miles) , Shenandoah Junction, WV (2.4 miles ), Brownsville, MD (2.4 miles) , Antietam, MD (2.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $188,400
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.33 N, Longitude: 77.74 W

Area code: 304

Harpers Ferry household income distribution Harpers Ferry home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia average temperatures Harpers Ferry, West Virginia average precipitation Harpers Ferry, West Virginia humidity Harpers Ferry, West Virginia wind speed Harpers Ferry, West Virginia snowfall Harpers Ferry, West Virginia sunshine Harpers Ferry, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Harpers Ferry-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the Harpers Ferry town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the town center caused $400,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harpers Ferry-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 204.8 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 114.2 miles away from Harpers Ferry 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 120.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.0 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 115.4 miles away from Harpers Ferry 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 343.1 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 Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harpers Ferry topographic map

Birthplace of: Emanuel Willis Wilson - Politician, John Michael Cummings - Short story writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Harpers Ferry:

  • JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RANSON, WV)
  • JEFFERSON MEM. HOSPITAL, D/P (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RANSON, WV)
  • WVUH-EAST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CHARLES TOWN, WV)
  • WILLOW TREE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHARLES TOWN, WV)
  • CANTERBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV)
  • PURCELLVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PURCELLVILLE, VA)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)

Airports located in Harpers Ferry:

Amtrak station:

HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harpers Ferry:

  • American Public University System (about 7 miles; Charles Town, WV; Full-time enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 9 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 20 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 22 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shenandoah University (about 25 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 33 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 35 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harpers Ferry:

Private elementary/middle school in Harpers Ferry:

  • BOLIVAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 57; Location: 87 OLD TAYLOR LN; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Harpers Ferry

Library in Harpers Ferry:

  • BOLIVAR-HARPERS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $150,494; Location: 151 POLK STREET; 29,582 books; 1,326 audio materials; 142 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harpers Ferry: Arsenal Square (A), Friendship Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harpers Ferry include: Saint Peters Roman Catholic Church (A), Curtis Freewill Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bolivar Cemetery (1), Harper Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Harpers Ferry include: John Brown Monument (1), Harpers Ferry Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: John Brown Wax Museum (168 High), Nationalpark Service (Recreation Areas; 31 Maple Tree Drive).

Hotels: Quality Inn Conference Center (4328 William L Wilson Freeway), Comfort Inn Harpers Ferry (US 340 & Union Street), Comfort Inn (Us Hwy 340 AT Union St).

Jefferson 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 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.35
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harpers Ferry and their reported violations in the past:

HARPERS FERRY WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,801, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2011)
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
BLUE RIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Address: 175 LOWERY LANE , Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ALLENS WONDERLAND (Address: 3578 BAKERTON ROAD , Population served: 157, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROCK SPRING CHURCH (Address: 293 OLD FURNACE ROAD , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
POTOMAC FARMS WATER CO (Address: 432 CARTER AVENUE , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BAKERTON MARKET (Address: 834 CARTER AVENUE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
RIVER RIDERS (Address: 408 ALSTADTS HILL ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2011)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAINEER MINI MART (Address: 769 BUNNY LANE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.8% of all households

Harpers Ferry compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Harpers Ferry (2011 data):

  • Bank of Charles Town: Harpers Ferry Branch at 1318 Washington Street, branch established on 1975/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $286.4 mil, Deposits: $253.1 mil, headquarters in Charles Town, WV, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Potomac Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn, 25 Union St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 , Phone: (304) 535-6391, Fax: (304) 535-6395
  • Quality Hotel Conference Center, 4328 William L Wilson Fwy, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 , Phone: (304) 535-6302, Fax: (304) 535-6313
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
West Virginia average:

11.3

Harpers Ferry travel time to work - commute Harpers Ferry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Harpers Ferry town (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,08337
Evangelical Protestant4,75627
Catholic4,6792
Other7295
Black Protestant3072
None35,944-
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: 8
Jefferson County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Jefferson County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Jefferson County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

30.0%
West Virginia:

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

17.0%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,623$39,7380$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,784$59,1363$2,986
Police - Other 1$3,612$43,3440$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$3,743
Water Supply 4$14,814$44,4420$0
Totals for Government 10$39,833$47,8004$6,729

Harpers Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $357,000 ($1231.03)
    Police Protection: $110,000 ($379.31)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($279.31)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($224.14)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($10.34)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($6.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($3.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $231,000 ($796.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($155.17)

Harpers Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($72.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $120,000 ($413.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($193.10)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($31.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $379,000 ($1306.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($13.79)
  • Tax - NEC: $107,000 ($368.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($324.14)
    Property: $41,000 ($141.38)

Harpers Ferry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $756,000 ($2606.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $688,000 ($2372.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $68,000 ($234.48)

Harpers Ferry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $300,000 ($1034.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $125,000 ($431.03)

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berkeley County, WV  1.61% ($35,364 average AGI)
from Frederick County, MD  0.70% ($44,092)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.61% ($49,885)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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  2.06% ($33,105 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.41% ($49,840)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.38% ($72,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harpers Ferry:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAGE (1200 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO WAGE, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harpers Ferry:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRE (105.5 FM; BERRYVILLE, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Harpers Ferry:

  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents92
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons21
  • Fatalities68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents161
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6
See more detailed statistics of Harpers Ferry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 87m285ftTotal length
  • 23,100Total average daily traffic
  • 1,848Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harpers Ferry)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cor Washington & Union Streets (Lat: 39.325667 Lon: -77.740278), Call Sign: KGR205, Licensee ID: L00041806
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.890 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2000, Expiration Date: 07/09/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Friendship Fire Company Inc, Cor Washington & Union St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, Phone: (304) 535-2211
  • 101 Washington St (Lat: 39.325389 Lon: -77.754167), Call Sign: KEC688
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 12/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2011
    Registrant: County Of Jefferson, 44 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV 25430, Phone: (304) 728-3317, Fax: (304) 725-4434, Email:
  • 767 Shenandoah Street (Lat: 39.324167 Lon: -77.735000), Call Sign: WQEP317
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2006, Expiration Date: 03/16/2016, Certifier: Gregory Basso
    Registrant: Cascade Group, Inc, 68 West Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771, Phone: (516) 624-9362, Fax: (516) 624-9363, Email:
  • Lat: 39.316389 Lon: -77.768389, Call Sign: WQHH867, Licensee ID: L01305698
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.775 MHz, 461.425 MHz, 461.875 MHz, 464.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2007, Expiration Date: 07/31/2017, Certifier: Matthew Knott
    Registrant: River Riders, 408 Alstadts Hill Rd., Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, Phone: (304) 535-2663, Fax: (304) 535-2610, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • HARPERS FERRY, Prospect Ave (Lat: 39.326222 Lon: -77.759722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPOU735
    Assigned Frequencies: 11205.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/1999, Expiration Date: 07/26/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2008
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave.,, N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Harpers Ferry, Lat: 39.343611 Lon: -77.784722, Call Sign: WQJH870
    Assigned Frequencies: 2367.00 MHz, 2384.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2008, Certifier: Argyle Nelson
    Registrant: Aerial Video Systems, 712 South Main Street, Burbank, CA 91506, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • Harpers Ferry, Lat: 39.343611 Lon: -77.784722, Call Sign: WQJH873
    Assigned Frequencies: 1467.00 MHz, 1484.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2008, Certifier: Argyle Nelson
    Registrant: Aerial Video Systems, 712 South Main Street, Burbank, CA 91506, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • 7WAN598A, 125 Ashland Woods Dr. (Lat: 39.239250 Lon: -77.771500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQLJ462
    Assigned Frequencies: 21815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 02/09/2020, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 373-7080, Email:
  • 7WAN219A, 524 Mission Road North (Lat: 39.255306 Lon: -77.793194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQLJ466
    Assigned Frequencies: 23015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2010, Expiration Date: 02/09/2020, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-7080, Email:
  • Mountain Mission, 543 Mission Road North (Lat: 39.255333 Lon: -77.793222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQPF342
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Certifier: Ann E Flowers
    Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5303, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • ASR1280499, 1 Mile East Of Bllue Ridge Elementary School (Lat: 39.239167 Lon: -77.771111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQRA260, Licensee ID: L01604555
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Brian Sullivan
    Registrant: Comprehensive Wireless LLC, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Phone: (302) 658-7581

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harpers Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harpers Ferry)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$133,6601$109,5603$241,903
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$273,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$318,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9726.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$127,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9726.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 107
  • Hazardous Condition: 42
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Harpers Ferry

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harpers Ferry, WV
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Comfort Inn1Sears1
Penske1
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