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Population in 2012: 6,359 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.8%
Males: 2,922  (46.0%)
Females: 3,437  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25526.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,961 (it was $39,591 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$62,961
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,915

Hurricane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,406 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$152,406
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,721; Detached houses: $135,868; Townhouses or other attached units: $67,727; Mobile homes: $19,943; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $104,669

Median gross rent in 2012: $573.

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  • White alone - 6,029 (95.9%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 62 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 59 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hurricane: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (16.2%), United States (13.0%), English (10.9%), Dutch (5.3%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,149 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hurricane:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hurricane city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

118 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Hurricane, West Virginia as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hurricane to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,041 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $687 (0.6%)

Hurricane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (21.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (119.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Culloden, WV (1.7 miles ), Teays Valley, WV (2.1 miles ), Milton, WV (2.5 miles ), Eleanor, WV (3.0 miles ), Winfield, WV (3.1 miles ), Nitro, WV (3.2 miles ), Hometown, WV (3.3 miles ), Bancroft, WV (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2004: 75 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $198,900
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +541 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 620 (21.9%)

Area code: 304

Hurricane household income distribution Hurricane home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hurricane by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.015.8
Rapes 00100315322
per 100,000 0.00.017.70.00.048.616.077.746.431.831.6
Robberies 00012103131
per 100,000 0.00.00.017.333.516.20.046.615.547.715.8
Assaults 3397241077107
per 100,000 57.754.5159.6120.833.564.7159.9108.8108.3158.9110.5
Burglaries 4154818271515201131
per 100,000 76.9272.570.9138.1301.4437.0239.8233.1309.5174.8489.5
Thefts 6693139116151156172170N/A186N/A
per 100,000 1268.51689.72465.02002.42528.02524.72749.82641.8N/A2956.1N/A
Auto thefts 112141520112210465
per 100,000 19.2218.0248.3258.9334.8178.0351.7155.461.995.479.0
Arson 02110111010
per 100,000 0.036.317.717.30.016.216.015.50.015.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 71.5118.9175.3144.6171.4209.3206.5240.2N/A216.8N/A

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Hurricane, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +338 (+6.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Hurricane-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Hurricane city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hurricane-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Hurricane 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 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.9 miles away from Hurricane center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hurricane topographic map

Birthplace of: Doc Holliday (American football) - College football player, Josh Sowards - College basketball player (West Virginia Mountaineers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hurricane:

  • FMC - HURRICANE (Dialysis Facility, 3768 TEAYS VALLEY ROAD)
  • CAMC TEAYS VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1400 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • PUTNAM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 300 SEVILLE ROAD)
  • TEAYS VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, 590 NORTH POPLAR FORK ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Hurricane, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hurricane:

  • West Virginia State University (about 15 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,062)
  • Marshall University (about 23 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Shawnee State University (about 57 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 63 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Mountain State University (about 65 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)

Public high school in Hurricane:

Private high school in Hurricane:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 171; Location: 3655 TEAYS VALLEY RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hurricane:

Private elementary/middle school in Hurricane:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 95; Location: 2440 US ROUTE 60; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Hurricane:

  • PUTNAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $530,949; Location: 4219 STATE RT.34; 107,791 books; 3,445 audio materials; 4,408 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hurricane: Hurricane Volunteer Fire Department (A), Hurricane City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hurricane Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hurricane include: Teays Valley Missionary Baptist Church (A), Saint Timothy in the Valley Episcopal Church (B), Our Savior Bible Center (C), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (D), Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), First Baptist Church of Hurricane (G), Catholic Church of the Ascension (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Hurricane: Hurricane City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum in the Community (3 Valley Park Road), Par Four Family Entertainment Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Mynes Road & Route 60), Yamaha Powersports (Tours & Charters; 892 Orchard Park Rd).

 
Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.3. This is about average.
City:

38.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.58
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00376. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00376
U.S.:

0.02218

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

HURRICANE TOWN OF (Population served: 8200, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hurricane, WV

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hurricane compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hurricane (2011 data):

  • Putnam County Bank: Interstate Branch, at 2761 Main Street, Vally Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $585.6 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Putnam Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hurricane Branch at 101 Hurricane Creek Road, branch established on 1985/09/23; Teays Valley Branch at 4141 State Route 34, branch established on 1988/09/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The First State Bank: Teays Valley Branch at 3754 Teays Valley Road, branch established on 2002/09/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.5 mil, Deposits: $235.7 mil, headquarters in Barboursville, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bankshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Hurrican Walmart Branch at 167 Progress Way, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Hurricane Branch at 39 Raymond Peak Way, branch established on 2008/09/26. 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
  • The Huntington National Bank: Teays Valley Branch at 4149 State Highway 34, branch established on 1989/04/03. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: Teays Valley Banking Center Branch at 3049 Mount Vernon Rd, branch established on 2003/04/28. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hurricane, West Virginia:

  • Red Roof Inn, 500 Putnam Village Dr, Hurricane, WV 25521 , Phone: (304) 757-6392, Fax: (304) 757-6734
  • Ramada Limited, 419 Hurricane CRK Rd, Hurricane, WV 25526 , Phone: (304) 562-3346, Fax: (304) 562-7408
  • Hampton Inn, 4190 State RT34, Hurricane, WV 25526 , Phone: (304) 760-7292
  • Holiday Inn Express, 4218 State Rt 34, Hurricane, WV 25526 , Phone: (304) 757-7177
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hurricane, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hurricane travel time to work - commute


Hurricane mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Hurricane city (based on Putnam County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.92%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents34.8%18.6%10.9%7.7%6.9%
Congregations17.7%16.1%3.2%8.1%8.1%
NameChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.3%3.4%3.2%2.7%6.4%
Congregations11.3%3.2%8.1%1.6%22.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Putnam County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Putnam County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Putnam County:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

10.3%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$19,366$33,1990$0
Other Government Administration 16$23,013$17,2600$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$30,487$30,4870$0
Streets and Highways 20$43,084$25,8502$1,078
Health 0$0 1$1,503
Sewerage 1$2,192$26,3040$0
Water Supply 3$10,120$40,4800$0
Totals for Government 59$128,262$26,0873$2,581

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,451,000 ($228.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,291,000 ($203.02)
    Police Protection: $1,082,000 ($170.15)
    Regular Highways: $439,000 ($69.04)
    Central Staff Services: $219,000 ($34.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($21.86)
    General Public Buildings: $137,000 ($21.54)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($16.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($14.94)
    Financial Administration: $82,000 ($12.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($5.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($3.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000 ($0.79)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $319,000 ($50.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $842,000 ($132.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($14.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,613,000 ($253.66)
    All Other: $301,000 ($47.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000 ($9.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $189,000 ($29.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $443,000 ($69.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $180,000 ($28.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($9.75)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,728,000 ($271.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($3.62)
    General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($3.46)
  • Tax - Property: $841,000 ($132.25)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $781,000 ($122.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $86,000 ($13.52)
    Other License: $49,000 ($7.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000 ($5.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $32,000 ($5.03)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,580,000 ($2607.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,211,000 ($1763.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,599,000 ($880.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000 ($36.17)

Hurricane government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,981,000 ($1726.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,000 ($16.51)

7.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($114 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.06%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kanawha County, WV  3.26% ($39,473 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.88% ($37,538)
from Mason County, WV  0.16% ($29,250)


7.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Putnam County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.02%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kanawha County, WV  2.65% ($31,545 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.85% ($30,759)
to Mason County, WV  0.20% ($30,868)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hurricane:

  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hurricane:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

TV broadcast stations around Hurricane:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hurricane, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

See more detailed statistics of Hurricane fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $1,100,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,600

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Interstate 64 At Hurricane W Va (Lat: 38.443417 Lon: -82.025139), Call Sign: KFD569
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021
    Registrant: West Virginia Department Of Transportation Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • Hurricane Doh Sub Cty Hq (Lat: 38.437861 Lon: -82.022083), Call Sign: KNAE807, Licensee ID: L00038645
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 12/05/2015
    Registrant: West Virginia Department Of Transportation Division Of Highways, Brushy Fork Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 472-1750, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • 2340 E Of Csxt Mp 481 (Lat: 38.425083 Lon: -82.045417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: KEL879
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.410 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/23/2023, Certifier: L W Allen
    Registrant: Fcc License Coordinator, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • 2595 Main St (Lat: 38.431750 Lon: -82.024306), Call Sign: KNEY785, Licensee ID: L00089848
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003
    Registrant: Claxton Smith & Sons Ready Mixed Concrete Co Inc, Rt 1 Box 74, Poca, WV 25159
  • WALLMART TANK, Walmart Tank 4 Km Sw Of Jct. Cr 19 & Cr 19/5 (Lat: 38.445750 Lon: -82.031056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPSM502
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2011, Expiration Date: 06/20/2021, Certifier: Raymond D Peak
    Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems, Inc., 6819 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55439, Phone: (952) 996-9442, Fax: (952) 941-9502, Email:
  • 4140 Teays Valley Rd (Lat: 38.432500 Lon: -82.020278), Call Sign: WPTB867
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2001, Expiration Date: 08/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Sandy L Hall
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139, Email:
  • Lat: 38.448694 Lon: -81.968722, Call Sign: WPUG857
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2002, Expiration Date: 03/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012, Certifier: Tony Santino
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WVAH STUDIO, 11 Broadcast Plaza (Lat: 38.455556 Lon: -81.942778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNH913
    Assigned Frequencies: 21820.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 10/30/2022
    Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 663-8525, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:
  • City Park, 3547 R Teays Valley Rd (Lat: 38.439472 Lon: -81.977000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 60.4 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPQX985
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11163.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 11/20/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • OAKWOOD LAKE, Rt 12 Box 299 ( 310904 ) (Lat: 38.412389 Lon: -81.967611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.5 m, Call Sign: WQQG444
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CH207, Eloise Drive (Lat: 38.415944 Lon: -82.014917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQRA570
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Joseph R Tauchen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • CH221, 3207 U S Route 60 Near Cr6017 (Lat: 38.410944 Lon: -81.964556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRA571
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Joseph R Tauchen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Waldo TS, 4 Miles N Of (Lat: 38.508417 Lon: -82.030944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: KQK20, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2010, Expiration Date: 04/11/2020
    Registrant: Appalachian Power Company

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Signal Knob, 1.5 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 38.444806 Lon: -82.052056), Call Sign: KNKL577
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

119 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hurricane)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hurricane)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$192,52131$180,61869$174,3365$81,2343$108,7931$59,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$109,5402$212,8903$168,9000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$171,2305$160,71018$170,2024$65,0850$02$48,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$245,6903$203,31013$173,8530$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$256,3900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$212,7283$212,553
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$288,0601$291,890
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$186,6300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Hurricane


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hurricane, WV

Most common first names in Hurricane, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11372.2 years
William9275.0 years
Mary8178.2 years
Charles7575.0 years
John7574.0 years
Robert4670.0 years
Helen4579.1 years
George3177.8 years
Virginia3079.5 years
Anna3079.6 years
Most common last names in Hurricane, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6178.6 years
Bird4775.1 years
Johnson4774.2 years
Gibson4276.1 years
Young3773.0 years
Mccallister3471.8 years
Hodges3176.9 years
Erwin3174.6 years
Sovine2975.7 years
Sowards2872.9 years
Businesses in Hurricane, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3KFC2
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Carson Pirie Scott1Red Roof Inn1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Subway3
FedEx3Taco Bell2
GNC2Tim Hortons1
GameStop1UPS9
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Hurricane, WV

Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Olan S. Fruchey (34)
  • Nye A. Clinton (29)
  • Mark G Goode (16)
  • John F. Szul (9)
  • Jack R. Reese (8)
  • Mark W. Blood (8)
  • Olan Stanley Fruchey (5)
  • William G. Etzkorn (3)
  • John Cunningham (3)
  • Mamoru Musasa (3)

Total of 120 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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