Kabletown district, West Virginia

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Population in July 2007: 12,110.
Males: 6,076  (50.2%)
Females: 6,034  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
West Virginia median age:  38.9 years

Zip code: 25414

Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,252 (it was $53,571 in 2000)
Kabletown district:

$77,252
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,197 (it was $22,956 in 2000)

Kabletown district income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $268,846 (it was $128,700 in 2000)
Kabletown district:

$268,846
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $335,798; Detached houses: $347,995; Townhouses or other attached units: $231,533; Mobile homes: $116,022
Kabletown district races chart
  • White alone - 9,450 (93.8%)
  • Black alone - 307 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 125 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 93 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 63 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kabletown district: 226.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 71.4 square miles.

Population density: 170 people per square mile   (very low).

Kabletown district, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Kabletown district:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kabletown district:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Kabletown district:  0.6% ($713)
West Virginia:  0.6% ($378)
Kabletown district satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (26.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (50.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (153.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shannondale, WV (1.7 miles ), Charles Town, WV (1.9 miles ), Corporation of Ranson, WV (2.2 miles ), Shenandoah Retreat, VA (2.6 miles ), Hillsboro, VA (2.7 miles) , Round Hill, VA (2.9 miles ), Middleway, WV (2.9 miles ), Bolivar, WV (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 77.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Kabletown district household income distribution Kabletown district home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Kabletown district, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kabletown district-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the Kabletown district city center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 11/16/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kabletown district-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 84% 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 205.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from Kabletown district center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from Kabletown district 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 336.0 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 Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kabletown district:

  • WILLOW TREE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHARLES TOWN, WV)
  • WVUH-EAST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CHARLES TOWN, WV)
  • JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; RANSON, WV)
  • JEFFERSON MEM. HOSPITAL, D/P (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RANSON, WV)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-ROSE HILL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BERRYVILLE, VA)
  • ROSE HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BERRYVILLE, VA)
  • PURCELLVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PURCELLVILLE, VA)

Amtrak stations near Kabletown district:

  • 10 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kabletown district:

  • American Public University System (about 4 miles; Charles Town, WV; Full-time enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 15 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Shenandoah University (about 17 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 26 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Frederick Community College (about 28 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 30 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Stratford University (about 39 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)

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Notable locations in Kabletown district: Locust Hill Golf Course (A), Keys Gap Lean-to (B), Summit Point Raceway Association Incorporated Ambulance (C), Blue Ridge Mountain Volunteer Fire Company 5 - 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kabletown district include: Saint Johns Episcopal Church (A), Kabletown Church (B), Beulah Church (C), Saint Johns Church (D), Saint Andrews Church (E), Mission Tabernacle (F), Prosperity Church (G), Oakland Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Franklintown Cemetery (2), Jamestown Prosperity Cemetery (3), Kabletown Churchyard Cemetery (4), Washington Burial Ground (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hog Run (A), Furnace Run (B), Bullskin Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Kabletown district: Shannondale Springs Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson 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 2012 was 82.1. This is about average.

City:

82.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.35
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
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: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

17.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.6%

Kabletown district compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kabletown district (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.15%
Here: 33.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents30.2%23.3%9.5%8.5%7.5%
Congregations29.9%3.0%10.4%13.4%6.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristOther
Adherents6.1%3.2%2.3%1.6%7.8%
Congregations7.5%7.5%1.5%3.0%17.9%
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: 8
Jefferson County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Jefferson County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Jefferson County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

30.0%
West Virginia:

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

17.0%
State:

13.1%

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Berkeley County, WV  1.61% ($35,364 average AGI)
from Frederick County, MD  0.70% ($44,092)
from Loudoun County, VA  0.61% ($49,885)


6.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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 Berkeley County, WV  2.06% ($33,105 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.41% ($49,840)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.38% ($72,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kabletown district:

  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WAGE (1200 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO WAGE, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kabletown district:

  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWRE (105.5 FM; BERRYVILLE, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kabletown district:

  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAZW-CA (Channel 48; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WAZF-CA (Channel 28; FRONT ROYAL, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)

Kabletown district on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
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