Hooverson Heights, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 2,590. Population change since 2000: -11.0%
Males: 1,275  (49.2%)
Females: 1,315  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 26037.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,512 (it was $37,101 in 2000)
Hooverson Heights:

$52,512
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,912 (it was $16,662 in 2000)

Hooverson Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,880 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Hooverson Heights:

$73,880
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,784; Detached houses: $102,989; Mobile homes: $12,784

Median gross rent in 2016: $591.

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  • Races in Hooverson Heights, WV (2010)

    Hooverson Heights races chart
    • 2,55498.6%White alone
    • 170.7%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 20.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hooverson Heights: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (22.7%), English (15.2%), German (13.3%), Irish (12.9%), American (9.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,122 people per square mile   (low).

Hooverson Heights,WV real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hooverson Heights:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hooverson Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

59 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.2% Asia, 0.2% North America).

This place:

2.2%
West Virginia:

1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $592 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $332 (0.5%)

Hooverson Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (32.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (288.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Follansbee, WV (1.0 miles ), Mingo Junction, OH (1.3 miles ), Wellsburg, WV (1.9 miles ), Steubenville, OH (2.0 miles ), Brilliant, OH (2.2 miles ), New Alexandria, OH (2.3 miles ), Pottery Addition, OH (2.4 miles ), Weirton, WV (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.32 N, Longitude: 80.58 W

Hooverson Heights household income distribution Hooverson Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Hooverson Heights, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hooverson Heights-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Hooverson Heights place center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.2 miles away from the place center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hooverson Heights-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from Hooverson Heights 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 232.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 200.0 miles away from Hooverson Heights center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 232.1 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 Brooke County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hooverson Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hooverson Heights:

  • REM-WV, INC., ROCKDALE ROAD (Hospital, about 1 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., WOODCREST DRIVE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • BRIGHTWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • TRI COUNTY HM HLTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; FOLLANSBEE, WV)
  • ACUITY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - OHIO VALLEY, LP (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STEUBENVILLE, OH)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CTR EAST &TRINITY MEDICAL CTR WEST Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; STEUBENVILLE, OH)
  • TRINITY SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STEUBENVILLE, OH)

Amtrak station near Hooverson Heights:

  • 20 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hooverson Heights:

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 5 miles; Steubenville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,572)
  • West Liberty University (about 12 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 24 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 31 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • Point Park University (about 32 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • Duquesne University (about 33 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)

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Notable location: Hooverson Heights Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Hooverson Heights: Saint Francis Centre (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Grove Cemetery (1), Cross Creek Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bosley Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Brooke 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 90.5. This is worse than average.

City:

90.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.349. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.349
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 6.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.37
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.28. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00616
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.3%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Hooverson Heights in 2000:

  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
West Virginia average:

11.1

Hooverson Heights travel time to work - commute Hooverson Heights mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Hooverson Heights CDP (based on Brooke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9403
Evangelical Protestant2,91824
Mainline Protestant2,44816
Other2372
Black Protestant351
None15,491-
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: 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Brooke County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Brooke County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooke County:

30.2%
West Virginia:

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

14.5%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Hooverson Heights:

31.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hooverson Heights:

11.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

38.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Hooverson Heights:

85.6%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hooverson Heights, WV Residents

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
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 Hancock County, WV  0.83% ($28,355 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.55% ($22,020)
from Ohio County, WV  0.41% ($30,526)


4.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
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 Hancock County, WV  0.85% ($27,885 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.61% ($24,018)
to Ohio County, WV  0.41% ($36,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hooverson Heights:

  • WSTV (1340 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIG (950 AM; 1 kW; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WORLD WITNESS FOR CHRIST MINIST.,INC)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WEIR (1430 AM; 1 kW; WEIRTON, WV)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hooverson Heights:

  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hooverson Heights:

  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 58m190ftTotal length
  • $638,000Total costs
  • 5,000Total average daily traffic
  • 150Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Hooverson Heights compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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