Hinton, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 2,556 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 1,183  (46.3%)
Females: 1,373  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  47.9 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25951.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,613 (it was $20,323 in 2000)
Hinton:

$24,613
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,125 (it was $13,909 in 2000)

Hinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,663 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Hinton:

$60,663
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $106,383; Detached houses: $114,220; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,852; In 2-unit structures: $131,542; Mobile homes: $39,295

Median gross rent in 2013: $467.

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  • Races in Hinton, WV (2010)

    Hinton races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hinton: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.8%), Irish (23.8%), German (15.3%), United States (10.6%), French (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1449 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,105 people per square mile   (low).

Hinton,WV real estate house value index trend

Hinton, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Hinton:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hinton city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

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 2013: $289 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $285 (0.5%)

Hinton satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 80.89 W

Area code: 304

Hinton household income distribution Hinton home values distribution

Crime rates in Hinton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2012 2013
Murders 1001000
per 100,000 34.90.00.037.10.00.00.0
Rapes 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.036.30.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0411241
per 100,000 0.0144.536.337.176.3150.238.4
Assaults 88810892
per 100,000 278.8288.9290.5370.6305.1337.876.8
Burglaries 104519145032
per 100,000 348.6144.5181.6704.2533.91,876.91,228.9
Thefts 163118343111536
per 100,000 557.71,119.5653.61,260.21,182.34,316.81,382.5
Auto thefts 2320302
per 100,000 69.7108.372.60.0114.40.076.8
Arson 0200001
per 100,000 0.072.20.00.00.00.038.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.9) 175.7162.8141.1256.1175.7411.9172.3

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Crime rate in Hinton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -663 (-18.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (32%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

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

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 the city 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 Hinton 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 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 Summers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hinton topographic map

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

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

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.9%
(38.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents)
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

Hinton, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hinton city (based on Summers County data)

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
Summers 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
Summers County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Summers County:

33.6%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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
Financial Administration 2$5,181$31,0860$0
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
Totals for Government 21$48,227$27,5580$0

Hinton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $401,000 ($156.89)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($146.71)
    Sewerage: $338,000 ($132.24)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($114.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000 ($79.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($15.26)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($43.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $35,000 ($13.69)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($6.26)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($5.87)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($3.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $616,000 ($241.00)

Hinton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $691,000 ($270.34)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($59.08)
    Rents: $22,000 ($8.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($8.22)
    Sale of Property: $21,000 ($8.22)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($3.13)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $623,000 ($243.74)
    Property: $313,000 ($122.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $145,000 ($56.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $24,000 ($9.39)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($1.17)

Hinton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,249,000 ($879.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,115,000 ($827.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($52.43)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Raleigh County, WV  0.86% ($21,364 average AGI)
from Mercer County, WV  0.50% ($42,211)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.39% ($19,133)


5.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.15% ($25,773 average AGI)
to Mercer County, WV  0.91% ($27,629)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.68% ($31,769)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hinton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 125m410ftTotal length
  • $1,096,000Total costs
  • 28,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,144Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2015, Expiration Date: 11/07/2025Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/1999, Expiration Date: 06/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/09/2024, Certifier: Marc DwyerRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2006, Expiration Date: 09/25/2016, Certifier: Steve PackRegistrant: Two Way Radio, Incorporated, 435 Mussers Mill Road, Crockett, VA 24323, Phone: (276) 620-4389, Fax: (413) 653-2013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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
    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
    Registrant (Corporation): 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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Fox, Po Box 401, Hinton, WV 25951
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8790T , Serial Number: 52690, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Brenda G Mccoy, 57 John Tolbert Road, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Steve C Mccoy, 57 John Tolbert Rd, Hinton, WV 25951

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 72
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Hinton

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Hinton, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1

Hinton compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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