Hurricane, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 6,542 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 2,884  (44.1%)
Females: 3,658  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25526.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,953 (it was $39,591 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$57,953
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,889 (it was $20,119 in 2000)

Hurricane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,007 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Hurricane:

$159,007
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $759.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hurricane: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hurricane, WV (2010)
    • 6,02995.9%White alone
    • 741.2%Two or more races
    • 621.0%Black alone
    • 590.9%Hispanic
    • 410.7%Asian alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Hurricane, West Virginia as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hurricane is 237 to 1.


Crime rates in Hurricane by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.6)
1
(16.0)
5
(77.7)
3
(46.4)
2
(31.8)
2
(31.6)
3
(47.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
2
(33.5)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.6)
1
(15.5)
3
(47.7)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(120.8)
2
(33.5)
4
(64.7)
10
(159.9)
7
(108.8)
7
(108.3)
10
(158.9)
7
(110.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(138.1)
18
(301.4)
27
(437.0)
15
(239.8)
15
(233.1)
20
(309.5)
11
(174.8)
31
(489.5)
23
(360.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(2,002)
151
(2,528)
156
(2,525)
172
(2,750)
170
(2,642)
N/A186
(2,956)
N/A132
(2,068)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(258.9)
20
(334.8)
11
(178.0)
22
(351.7)
10
(155.4)
4
(61.9)
6
(95.4)
5
(79.0)
3
(47.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)139.8165.7202.5199.7232.3195.3209.6241.7149.3

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 Hurricane, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (40.8%), English (9.6%), German (9.4%), Irish (7.3%), Italian (6.4%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 2,211 people per square mile   (low).

Hurricane, West Virginia map

92 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,417 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $749 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.43 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +616 (+9.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 651 (24.2%)

Area code: 304

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

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
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $233,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Hurricane, WV residents
Average permit cost in Hurricane, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Hurricane, WV
Historical housing units in Hurricane, WV

Population change in the 1990s: +338 (+6.9%).
Most common industries in Hurricane, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hurricane, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Hurricane, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Hurricane-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% 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 80% 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 105.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from Hurricane 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 228.4 miles away from Hurricane center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from Hurricane center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Hurricane 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 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 Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Hurricane:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hurricane:

  • West Virginia State University (about 15 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 23 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Shawnee State University (about 57 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 61 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Public high school in Hurricane:

Private high school in Hurricane:

  • CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 193, Location: 3655 TEAYS VALLEY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hurricane:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hurricane that have no violations reported:

  • HURRICANE CITY OF (Population served: 8,266, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
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
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Hurricane:

Marital status in Hurricane, WV
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hurricane:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hurricane, WV (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,84624
Evangelical Protestant7,31945
Catholic1,1762
Other5643
None37,581-
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: 10
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

10.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hurricane:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Hurricane:

38.0%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.3%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hurricane, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$50,367$37,7750$0
Water Supply 15$40,670$32,5363$6,106
Sewerage 13$40,752$37,6170$0
Streets and Highways 7$17,528$30,0480$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,884$44,65214$15,750
Firefighters 2$4,217$25,3020$0
Financial Administration 2$4,954$29,7241$1,500
Police - Other 2$5,309$31,8540$0
Natural Resources 1$2,883$34,5960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,334$28,0080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,989$47,8680$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,250
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$4,504
Totals for Government 64$187,887$35,22923$31,110

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $194,000 ($29.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000 ($17.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($3.21)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,069,000 ($316.26)
    Police Protection: $899,000 ($137.42)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($40.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($10.24)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($6.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $300,000 ($45.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $203,000 ($31.03)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($22.78)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($9.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,771,000 ($423.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($16.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,019,000 ($461.48)
    Other: $287,000 ($43.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($8.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $204,000 ($31.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $171,000 ($26.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $159,000 ($24.30)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.76)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.61)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,334,000 ($356.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $41,000 ($6.27)
    Highways: $40,000 ($6.11)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($2.60)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,509,000 ($230.66)
    Property: $1,307,000 ($199.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $138,000 ($21.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $57,000 ($8.71)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $37,000 ($5.66)
    Other: $21,000 ($3.21)
    Amusements Sales: $20,000 ($3.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,084,000 ($1541.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,268,000 ($1416.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $816,000 ($124.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,504,000 ($535.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,655,000 ($252.98)

6.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Kanawha County, WV  3.00% ($49,738 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.88% ($45,084)
from Mason County, WV  0.21% ($31,652)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kanawha County, WV  2.35% ($44,780 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.82% ($37,135)
to Mason County, WV  0.17% ($54,568)
Businesses in Hurricane, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Jones New York1
Ace Hardware1KFC2
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Carson Pirie Scott1Red Roof Inn1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Cold Stone Creamery1Subway3
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell2
FedEx3Tim Hortons1
Ford1UPS9
GNC2Verizon Wireless1
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Home Depot1

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.)
Hurricane fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hurricane fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.8mTotal length
  • $8,180,000Total costs
  • 201,102Total average daily traffic
  • 29,915Total average daily truck traffic
  • 229,754Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hurricane, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hurricane, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • TEAYS VALLEY CAMC, 3703 Teays Valley Road (Lat: 38.451556 Lon: -81.952444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQWV507,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2015, Expiration Date: 12/01/2025, Certifier: Deborah Kroeger, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2015, Expiration Date: 12/05/2025, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Division Of Highways, Burshy Fork Crossing, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, 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:

5
  • 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, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8195, Fax: (202) 663-8007, Email:
  • City Park, 2547 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: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 11/20/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • COAL MOUNT 043, Rt 12 Box 299 (310904 / Hurricane Wv 6) (Lat: 38.412389 Lon: -81.967611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.5 m, Call Sign: WQSY578,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Waldo TS, 4 Miles N Of (Lat: 38.508417 Lon: -82.030944), Type: Ltower, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (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 in Hurricane, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hurricane, WV - Value

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 70. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2007, and the least - 24 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hurricane, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.2%), and Outside Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hurricane, WV
    • 59553.2%Structure Fires
    • 28425.4%Outside Fires
    • 19317.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 464.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hurricane, WV
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 35.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hurricane, WV
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hurricane compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Hurricane on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Nye A. Clinton (32)
  • Mark G Goode (19)
  • Mark W. Blood (10)
  • Olan Stanley Fruchey (9)
  • John F. Szul (9)
  • Jack R. Reese (8)
  • Robert N. Reib (5)
  • Rick L. Adkins (3)
  • John Cunningham (3)

Total of 142 patent applications in 2008-2020.