Harts, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 656. Population change since 2000: -72.2%
Males: 331  (50.5%)
Females: 325  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25524, 25557.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,790 (it was $21,703 in 2000)
Harts:

$22,790
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,156 (it was $10,697 in 2000)

Harts CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,710 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Harts:

$61,710
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,162; Detached houses: $95,669; Mobile homes: $118,275

Median gross rent in 2013: $544.

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  • Races in Harts, WV (2010)

    Harts races chart
    • 64698.5%White alone
    • 50.8%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harts: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (32.7%), English (30.1%), German (6.3%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 29.9 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Harts, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Harts:

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harts CDP:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Harts, West Virginia as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harts to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $235 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $366 (0.6%)

Harts satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (31.2 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (128.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Big Creek, WV (2.3 miles ), Chapmanville, WV (2.7 miles ), Mitchell Heights, WV (3.4 miles ), Henlawson, WV (3.4 miles ), Verdunville, WV (3.7 miles ), West Logan, WV (3.7 miles ), Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV (3.7 miles ), Logan, WV (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 82.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Harts household income distribution Harts home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (55%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (51%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (30%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (74%)
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Harts, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harts-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 54.7 miles away from the Harts place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harts-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 80% 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 99.5 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 95.6 miles away from Harts center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 61.0 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 256.4 miles away from Harts center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 59.2 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 Lincoln County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harts topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harts:

  • GUYAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LOGAN, WV)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LOGAN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harts:

  • West Virginia State University (about 32 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 32 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Shawnee State University (about 68 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 72 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

Public elementary/middle school in Harts:

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Notable locations in Harts: Sand Creek (A), Lincoln Emergency Medical Services Harts Substation (B), Harts Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harts include: Atenville Church (A), Little Harts Church (B), Chapman Church (C), Coal Branch Church (D), Montana Church (E), East Fork Church (F), Guyan Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Browning Cemetery (1), Brumfield Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Frye Cemetery (4), Ferrellsburg Cemetery (5), Curry Cemetery (6), Adkins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Harts Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thompson Branch (A), Sulphur Spring Fork (B), Spring Branch (C), Short Bend Fork (D), Sand Creek (E), Piney Fork (F), Marsh Fork (G), Little Harts Creek (H), Lick Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

BIG UGLY COMMUNITY CENTER (Address: 17 ROSEWOOD ROAD , Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-16-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2010)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 42.4%
(39.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

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

Harts compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Harts (2011 data):

  • Logan Bank & Trust Company: Harts Branch at State Route 10, branch established on 1984/08/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $246.5 mil, Deposits: $222.9 mil, headquarters in Logan, WV, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Logan County Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
West Virginia average:

11.3

Harts travel time to work - commute Harts mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harts CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,46137
Mainline Protestant1,91820
Other3-
None17,338-
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: 10
Lincoln County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Lincoln County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

35.2%
West Virginia:

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

9.5%
State:

13.1%

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.02% ($31,134 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.74% ($25,020)
from Boone County, WV  0.46% ($41,200)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.33% ($44,307 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  1.07% ($30,479)
to Logan County, WV  0.47% ($27,903)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harts:

  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harts:

  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harts:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Harts fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Harts fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA8WET, Licensee ID: L00463424
    Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 12/04/2015, Certifier: Emmanuel F Meade
    Registrant: Emmanuel F Meade, R 1 Box 332, Harts, WV 25524
  • Call Sign: KA8WMZ, Licensee ID: L01049268
    Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Certifier: Barbara J Mitchell
    Registrant: Barbara J Mitchell, 754 Workman Fork Mtn Rd, Harts, WV 25524
  • Call Sign: KI4RO, Licensee ID: L00133723
    Grant Date: 09/04/2003, Expiration Date: 11/30/2013, Certifier: John P Smith
    Registrant: John P Smith, 141 Greenshoals Road, Harts, WV 25524
  • Call Sign: N8WZK
    Grant Date: 02/02/1993, Expiration Date: 02/02/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2005
    Registrant: Charles A Brumfield, Harts, WV 25524
  • Call Sign: WA8TZD, Licensee ID: L01201601
    Grant Date: 10/13/2006, Expiration Date: 11/26/2016, Certifier: Robert E Mitchell Sr
    Registrant: Robert E Mitchell Sr, 754 Workman Fork Mtn Rd, Harts, WV 25524-9608
  • Call Sign: KD8HGG, Licensee ID: L01342884
    Grant Date: 11/19/2007, Expiration Date: 11/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2009, Certifier: John L Kearns
    Registrant: John L Kearns, 163 Little Harts Cr, Harts, WV 25524
  • Call Sign: N8SJ, Previous Call Sign: KD8HGG, Licensee ID: L01342884
    Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 05/09/2019, Certifier: John L Kearns
    Registrant: John L Kearns, 163 Little Harts Cr, Harts, WV 25524

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Harts

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Most common first names in Harts, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2067.4 years
William1570.6 years
George1473.5 years
Frank973.8 years
Robert976.6 years
John966.8 years
Billy759.7 years
Thomas774.3 years
Martha783.4 years
Anna772.8 years
Most common last names in Harts, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins4869.7 years
Adams4766.3 years
Workman3969.4 years
Mullins3673.2 years
Browning3372.7 years
Dalton2770.7 years
Dempsey2277.1 years
Brumfield1974.6 years
Dingess1979.4 years
Bryant1873.1 years

Businesses in Harts, WV

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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