Hendricks, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 265 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 126  (47.8%)
Females: 139  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 26271.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,206 (it was $26,705 in 2000)
Hendricks:

$46,206
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,181 (it was $21,315 in 2000)

Hendricks town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,993 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Hendricks:

$91,993
WV:

$117,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $492.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hendricks: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), American (26.8%), English (9.4%), Belgian (5.5%), Scottish (3.9%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 1800 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 769 people per square mile   (low).

Hendricks, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Hendricks:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hendricks town:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $596 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $366 (0.4%)

Hendricks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (96.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (247.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hambleton, WV (0.9 miles ), Parsons, WV (1.7 miles ), Thomas, WV (3.0 miles ), Davis, WV (3.1 miles ), Montrose, WV (3.1 miles) , Harman, WV (3.5 miles) , Bowden, WV (3.5 miles) , Elkins, WV (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $41,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 79.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

5.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Hendricks, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hendricks-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Hendricks town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 26.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hendricks-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 171.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from Hendricks 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 240.6 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 139.2 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) earthquake occurred 210.0 miles away from Hendricks center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 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 Tucker County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hendricks topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Harper (1915 pitcher) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hendricks:

  • TUCKER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 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 Hendricks:

  • Fairmont State University (about 41 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 43 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Frostburg State University (about 55 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • James Madison University (about 61 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 63 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Waynesburg University (about 65 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 67 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)

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Cemetery: McNeely Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A). Display/hide its location 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 2016: 5.7%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
West Virginia average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,58922
Evangelical Protestant1,02315
Catholic4632
Other1-
None4,065-
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: 2
Tucker County:

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
Tucker County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tucker County:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

15.4%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.6%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

35.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hendricks:

26.5%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hendricks:

10.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hendricks:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Hendricks:

46.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.0%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hendricks, WV Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,125
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$620
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,745

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Randolph County, WV  0.94% ($17,640 average AGI)


4.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
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 Randolph County, WV  1.79% ($23,271 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hendricks:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hendricks:

  • 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)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, 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 Hendricks:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 300Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 347Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Stephanie M Adams, 1000' W Of Olson Lookout Twr For Wv Dept Of Nat Res (Lat: 39.106667 Lon: -79.603056), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 3047556916, Sadams@lloydselectronics.Com, 2 WILLIS LANE
  • Ben L Hoff, 1000' W Of Olson Lookout Twr For Wv Dept Of Nat Res (Lat: 39.106667 Lon: -79.603056), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 3044645670, Licensing@lloydselectronics.Com, 108 INDUSTRIAL LANE
  • 1000' W Of Olson Lookout Twr For Wv Dept Of Nat Res (Lat: 39.106667 Lon: -79.603056), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: 3042732790, , 108 INDUSTRIAL LN

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ps #4 Wv Rt 72 & Hlbc Rd (Lat: 39.075111 Lon: -79.625889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPMV341, Licensee ID: L00769157
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 01/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2014, Certifier: Robert C SummerfieldRegistrant: Hamrick Public Service District, Hendricks, WV 26271, Phone: (304) 478-2898, Fax: (304) 478-3494

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.7 Miles Nne Of (Lat: 39.106750 Lon: -79.603111), Call Sign: KNKJ375
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD8PQF, Licensee ID: L01622349, Grant Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/04/2021, Certifier: Paul T Langerman, Registrant: Paul T Langerman, Hendricks, WV 26271
  • Call Sign: KD8VRA, Licensee ID: L01817416, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/17/2023, Certifier: David B Currance, Registrant: David B Currance, 5237 Dry Ford Rd, Hendricks, WV 26271
  • Call Sign: KE8CYM, Licensee ID: L01995816, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Certifier: Sherry L Eye, Registrant: Sherry L Eye, 118 Mill Ruw Rd, Hendricks, WV 26271
  • Call Sign: KE8CYN, Licensee ID: L01995817, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 01/15/2026, Certifier: Okey B Eye, Registrant: Okey B Eye, 118 Mill Ruw Rd, Hendricks, WV 26271

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

HAMRICK PSD (Population served: 1,643, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2006)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Hendricks, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James668.5 years
Robert570.4 years
John473.7 years
Luther473.3 years
Mildred467.3 years
Charles372.7 years
Hazel372.0 years
David357.3 years
Joseph375.7 years
Gladys274.5 years
Most common last names in Hendricks, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carr1773.8 years
Bonner1075.0 years
Turner765.8 years
Hedrick581.2 years
Helmick563.6 years
Bright578.8 years
Mcdaniel572.6 years
Wilfong467.5 years
White467.0 years
Butcher384.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Hendricks compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Hendricks on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
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