Hinton, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,448 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 
Males: 1,180  (48.2%)
Females: 1,268  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

51.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25951.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,749 (it was $20,323 in 2000)
Hinton:

$29,749
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,663 (it was $13,909 in 2000)

Hinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,593 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Hinton:

$80,593
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,794; detached houses: $136,265; townhouses or other attached units: $216,367; in 2-unit structures: $37,343; mobile homes: $58,444

Median gross rent in 2017: $708.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hinton: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Hinton, WV (2010)
    • 2,45291.6%White alone
    • 1425.3%Black alone
    • 532.0%Two or more races
    • 140.5%Hispanic
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Hinton, West Virginia as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hinton is 155 to 1.


Crime rates in Hinton by year

Type

2006

2007

2012

2013

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(37.1)
2
(76.3)
4
(150.2)
1
(38.4)
1
(41.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(370.6)
8
(305.1)
9
(337.8)
2
(76.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(704.2)
14
(533.9)
50
(1,877)
32
(1,229)
14
(579.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,260)
31
(1,182)
115
(4,317)
36
(1,382)
20
(827.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(114.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.8)
4
(165.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
1
(41.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)259.1177.7416.7174.399.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hinton, WV

Crime rate in Hinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.48
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (30.8%), German (17.9%), Irish (14.0%), English (10.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1449 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,058 people per square mile   (low).

Hinton, West Virginia map

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $435 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $330 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (57.8 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (124.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (348.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shady Spring, WV (3.4 miles ),
Ghent, WV (3.6 miles ),
Meadow Bridge, WV (3.7 miles ),
Daniels, WV (3.7 miles ),
Alderson, WV (3.8 miles ),
Beaver, WV (3.9 miles ),
Prince, WV (4.0 miles),
Coal City, WV (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 80.89 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Hinton, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hinton, WV in 2017
Hinton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hinton, WV residents
Average permit cost in Hinton, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Hinton, WV
Historical housing units in Hinton, WV
Most common industries in Hinton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Rail transportation (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (14.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.4%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Hinton, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Rail and water transportation workers (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Woodworkers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Hinton, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Hinton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 38.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Hinton-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 170.8 miles away from Hinton center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Hinton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 69.4 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 265.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city 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 67.2 miles away from Hinton 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 Summers County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hinton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hinton:

  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, TERRACE STREET P O BOX 940)
  • SUMMERS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (JOHN COOK ROAD, PO BOX 1240)

Amtrak station:

HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hinton:

  • Concord University (about 19 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 40 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • New River Community College (about 41 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 42 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 51 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Roanoke College (about 53 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)

Public high school in Hinton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hinton:

See full list of schools located in Hinton

Library in Hinton:

  • SUMMERS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,474; Location: 201 TEMPLE ST; 16,370 books; 752 audio materials; 1,500 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The photo says it is the Bluestone River but it is actually the New River added by JJ

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hinton: Summers County Courthouse (A), Summers County Public Library (B), Hinton Volunteer Fire Department (C), Summers County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated Station 2 (D), Summers County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hinton include: Bellepoint Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Miller Memorial Methodist Church (C), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tug Creek (A), Greenbrier River (B), Brier Branch (C), Beech Run (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hinton: Hinton Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Wood Memorial Clock Museum (309 Temple Street).

Hotel: Pence Springs Hotel (Pence Springs).

Court: Summers County - County Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Sylvia Mathews Burwell - Rhodes scholar, Guy Morrison - Baseball player, Dick Leftridge - Football player, Jack Warhop - Baseball player, John Davis Chandler - Actor.

Summers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BLUESTONE CAMP AND RETREAT (Population served: 200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2009)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
CAMP SUMMERS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BASS LAKE PARK (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
BERRYS CAMPGROUND (Address: 1211 NEW RIVER ROAD , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-03-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
FISH N TALES (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2013)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
BLUESTONE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

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
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hinton (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Hinton Branch at 515 Stokes Drive, branch established on 1983/11/25. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • First Community Bank: Hinton Branch at 298 Stokes Dr, branch established on 1999/06/07. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Century Bank, Inc.: Hinton Main Branch at 321 Temple Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/26: Bank assets: $417.5 mil, Deposits: $353.1 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First Century Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hinton:

Marital status in Hinton, WV
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hinton:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hinton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hinton, WV (based on Summers County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,28215
Mainline Protestant86815
Catholic1651
Black Protestant1152
Other21
None11,495-
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: 3
This county:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Summers County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Summers County:

14.7%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hinton:

48.1%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hinton:

43.3%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.0%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

19.2%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hinton:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Hinton:

39.9%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Hinton:

49.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Hinton:

75.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hinton, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$18,224$27,3360$0
Firefighters 6$13,849$27,6980$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,973$26,3350$0
Financial Administration 2$5,181$31,0860$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$48,227$27,5580$0

Hinton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,036,000 ($423.20)
    Police Protection: $686,000 ($280.23)
    Central Staff Services: $668,000 ($272.88)
    General - Other: $494,000 ($201.80)
    Regular Highways: $319,000 ($130.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $262,000 ($107.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($7.76)
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($5.31)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($4.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($2.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $271,000 ($110.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $162,000 ($66.18)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($11.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $564,000 ($230.39)

Hinton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $656,000 ($267.97)
    Sewerage: $611,000 ($249.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($24.10)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $365,000 ($149.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($78.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($10.21)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($4.08)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $792,000 ($323.53)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($5.72)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,634,000 ($667.48)
    Property: $268,000 ($109.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000 ($98.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $33,000 ($13.48)
    Other License: $10,000 ($4.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.63)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.41)

Hinton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,716,000 ($2334.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,498,000 ($1837.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,218,000 ($497.55)

Hinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,611,000 ($658.09)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, WV  0.74% ($30,333 average AGI)
from Raleigh County, WV  0.74% ($32,963)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.60% ($34,136)
Businesses in Hinton, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hinton:

  • WMTD (1380 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hinton:

  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hinton:

  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVNS-TV (Channel 59; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
Hinton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • $1,473,000Total costs
  • 36,505Total average daily traffic
  • 1,922Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,720Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hinton, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hinton, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hinton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • County Road 9, 3 Miles East (Lat: 37.674000 Lon: -80.848056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 50 m, Call Sign: WNUU394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.700 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2015, Expiration Date: 11/07/2025, Registrant: Two-Way Radio, Inc., Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:
  • Passenger Sta (Lat: 37.655111 Lon: -80.892028), Call Sign: KGJ590, Licensee ID: L00003681,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/1999, Expiration Date: 06/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004, Registrant: Csx Transportation Incorporated, 5220 Belfort Rd Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Phone: (304) 522-5120
  • Lat: 37.673889 Lon: -80.889444, Call Sign: WPSP347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Passenger Sta (Lat: 37.655111 Lon: -80.892028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQBN319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/09/2024, Certifier: Marc Dwyer, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • Lat: 37.652222 Lon: -80.885278, Call Sign: WQFS766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.487 MHz, 461.512 MHz, 461.612 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 461.862 MHz, 461.887 MHz, 461.937 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 09/25/2026, Certifier: Steve Pack, Registrant: Two Way Radio, Incorporated, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:
  • 30 Wiggins Crossing (Lat: 37.652389 Lon: -80.857361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WRAA512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.320 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 160.920 MHz, 160.927 MHz, 160.935 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2017, Expiration Date: 09/22/2027, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2722V , Serial Number: D-99, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Edward R Lilly, Rr 1 Box 300, Hinton, WV 25951
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-L2A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5272N , Serial Number: 172S10999, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Maddie LLC, 415 2nd Ave, Hinton, WV 25951
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57639 , Serial Number: 25-0829, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Fox, 217 Ballengee St, Hinton, WV 25951
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-85 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7004H , Serial Number: 20249, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Fox, Po Box 401, Hinton, WV 25951
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9543E , Serial Number: 11AC-1179, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 03/22/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Steve C Mccoy, 57 John Tolbert Rd, Hinton, WV 25951

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of reported fires - 65 took place in 2011, and the least - 8 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hinton, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.2%), and Outside Fires (26.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hinton, WV
    • 28748.2%Structure Fires
    • 15526.0%Outside Fires
    • 8814.8%Other
    • 6611.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hinton, WV
Most common first names in Hinton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8679.1 years
James7670.1 years
William6974.5 years
John5973.5 years
Charles5572.2 years
Robert3973.3 years
Nellie2582.1 years
Margaret2475.6 years
Ethel2379.3 years
George2375.0 years
Most common last names in Hinton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins8565.6 years
Meadows6674.1 years
Bennett6271.9 years
Gill5067.9 years
Ward4864.1 years
Smith4771.0 years
Richmond4474.1 years
Lilly4273.6 years
Bragg3072.8 years
Cales3075.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hinton, WV
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Electricity
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hinton, WV
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 2.7%Solar energy
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Hinton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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