Hartford City, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 601 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.8%
 
Males: 297  (49.5%)
Females: 304  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 25247, 25253.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,184 (it was $24,219 in 2000)
Hartford City:

$35,184
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,655 (it was $11,661 in 2000)

Hartford City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,624 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Hartford City:

$76,624
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $85,096; Detached houses: $97,667; Mobile homes: $58,455

Median gross rent in 2016: $662.

  • Races in Hartford City, WV (2010)

    Hartford City races chart
    • 59396.6%White alone
    • 152.4%Two or more races
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hartford City: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), English (18.9%), American (11.9%), Irish (3.7%), French (3.3%), Welsh (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 582 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 481 people per square mile   (low).

Hartford City, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Hartford City:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hartford City town:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
West Virginia:

1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $581 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $386 (0.5%)

Hartford City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (47.3 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (86.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Syracuse, OH (1.0 miles ), New Haven, WV (1.4 miles ), Mason, WV (1.6 miles ), Pomeroy, OH (1.7 miles ), Middleport, OH (1.9 miles ), Racine, OH (2.2 miles ), Cheshire, OH (2.8 miles ), Rutland, OH (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,100

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 81.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Hartford City household income distribution Hartford City home values distribution

Crime rates in Hartford City by Year
Type 2002 2005 2007
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Burglaries 100
per 100,000 193.40.00.0
Theft 100
per 100,000 193.40.00.0
Auto thefts 100
per 100,000 193.40.00.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 315.5) 38.30.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
West Virginia average:

1.83
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (1%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Hartford City, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hartford City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Hartford City town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hartford City-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from Hartford City center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from Hartford City center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 124.8 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 Mason County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hartford City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hartford City:

  • VETERANS MEM SKILLED NRSG FAC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; POMEROY, OH)
  • OVERBROOK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MIDDLEPORT, OH)
  • ROCKSPRINGS REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; POMEROY, OH)
  • POINT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • RAVENSWOOD VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RAVENSWOOD, WV)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POINT PLEASANT, WV)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF SOUTHEAST OHIO, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GUYSVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hartford City:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 30 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Hocking College (about 33 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia State University (about 45 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 47 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Shawnee State University (about 58 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Private elementary/middle school in Hartford City:

  • CORNERSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 806 PIKE ST, Grades: KG-8)

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Mason 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 14.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.41
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.8%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
West Virginia average:

11.1

Hartford City travel time to work - commute Hartford City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hartford City town (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29633
Evangelical Protestant1,84921
Catholic1711
Other-1
None21,008-
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: 4
Mason County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mason County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Mason County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

31.9%
West Virginia:

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

14.5%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.0
West Virginia:

28.6

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

5.0
State:

6.9

General health condition:
This city:

75.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Hartford City:

80.0%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hartford City, WV Residents

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Gallia County, OH  0.56% ($32,380 average AGI)
from Putnam County, WV  0.45% ($31,400)
from Cabell County, WV  0.39% ($28,629)


4.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
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 Gallia County, OH  0.42% ($29,162 average AGI)
to Putnam County, WV  0.39% ($38,114)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.37% ($31,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hartford City:

  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOV (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: HAROLD F. PARSHALL)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hartford City:

  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WXTQ (105.5 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: WATH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hartford City:

  • WJOS-LP (Channel 58; POMEROY, OH; Owner: WILLIAM A. BARNHARDT)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $150,000Total costs
  • 210Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 334Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Hartford City compared to West Virginia state average:

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