Kenova, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 3,124 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 1,333  (42.7%)
Females: 1,791  (57.3%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25530.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,162 (it was $23,342 in 2000)
Kenova:

$28,162
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,100 (it was $16,485 in 2000)

Kenova city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,009 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Kenova:

$78,009
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $70,897; Detached houses: $77,595; Townhouses or other attached units: $38,622; In 2-unit structures: $86,899; Mobile homes: $25,088

Median gross rent in 2012: $527.

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Kenova races chart
  • White alone - 3,153 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kenova: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.9%), United States (16.7%), English (16.1%), German (10.4%), French (2.8%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 561 feet

Land area: 1.21 square miles.

Population density: 2,589 people per square mile   (average).

Kenova,WV real estate house value index trend

Kenova, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Kenova:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenova city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Kenova, West Virginia as of March 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenova to the number of sex offenders is 349 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $441 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $333 (0.5%)

Kenova satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (7.9 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (107.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (359.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ceredo, WV (1.0 miles ), South Point, OH (1.2 miles ), Catlettsburg, KY (1.3 miles ), Burlington, OH (1.7 miles ), Ashland, KY (2.4 miles ), Chesapeake, OH (2.6 miles ), Cannonsburg, KY (2.7 miles ), Ashland Rural, KY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 82.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Kenova household income distribution Kenova home values distribution

Crime rates in Kenova by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.030.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01100021000
per 100,000 0.028.829.70.00.00.061.430.80.00.00.0
Robberies 011102104601
per 100,000 0.028.829.729.20.060.2306.9123.3182.00.031.4
Assaults 413620105874639
per 100,000 1180.51036.6594.0291.9147.3240.6214.9123.3182.093.2282.3
Burglaries 613191634224048302138
per 100,000 172.8374.3564.3467.01001.8661.71227.71479.2909.9652.21192.0
Thefts 16515313515111712514514611189127
per 100,000 4750.94405.44009.54407.53447.33759.44450.64499.23366.72764.03983.7
Auto thefts 141613161312184886
per 100,000 403.1460.7386.1467.0383.0360.9552.5123.3242.6248.4188.2
Arson 00000100201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.030.10.00.060.70.031.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 480.0488.0390.0319.8273.6297.6564.9387.4315.0198.7330.3

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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 Kenova detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -300 (-7.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Kenova, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kenova-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Kenova 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 4.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenova-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 75.3 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 72.8 miles away from Kenova 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 243.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Kenova center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenova topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael W. Smith - (born 1957), singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Kenova:

  • KENOVA GROUP HOME (1802 BEECH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kenova:

  • HEARTLAND OF RIVERVIEW (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH POINT, OH)
  • PULLEY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOUTH POINT, OH)
  • QUALITY CARE NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SOUTH POINT, OH)
  • RIVER'S BEND HEALTH CARE LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOUTH POINT, OH)
  • SUNRISE NURSG AND REHABILITATION CTR INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • HUNTINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SOUTH POINT, OH)

Amtrak stations near Kenova:

  • 7 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenova:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 7 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 9 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Shawnee State University (about 33 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • West Virginia State University (about 44 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Morehead State University (about 49 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kenova:

See full list of schools located in Kenova

Library in Kenova:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $261,677; Location: 1200 OAK STREET; 70,927 books; 1,484 audio materials; 4,797 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The area code for Kenova, WV is 304. This area code is used in all parts of WV.

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Notable locations in Kenova: Jordans Landing (A), Ceredo-Kenova Memorial Public Library (B), Kenova Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kenova include: Pentecostal Church of God (A), Kenova United Methodist Church (B), Kenova Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church of Kenova (D), Church of God (E), Church of Christ (F), Bethlehem United Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Big Sandy River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Hollywood Motel (901 Poplar Street).

Wayne 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.48. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1

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

KENOVA MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 9,254, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2007. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012)
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
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
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Kenova, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Kenova compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Kenova (2011 data):

  • United Bank: Kenova Branch at 511 14th Street, branch established on 1910/12/31. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Kenova Banking Center Branch at 1008 Oak Street, branch established on 2004/05/17. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kenova city (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.49%
Here: 26.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of Christ
Adherents27.6%24.4%19.0%9.7%9.0%
Congregations16.9%5.2%18.2%23.4%15.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)JewishInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.8%1.7%1.1%0.8%1.8%
Congregations10.4%2.6%1.3%1.3%5.2%
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: 9
Wayne County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wayne County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

35.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
State:

13.1%
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
Other Government Administration 2$4,766$28,5968$4,542
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,603
Police Protection - Officers 6$19,461$38,9220$0
Police - Other 4$7,370$22,1100$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,960$29,7600$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,138$20,5520$0
Sewerage 2$3,601$21,6060$0
Natural Resources 2$3,800$22,8000$0
Water Supply 11$30,414$33,1791$1,227
Totals for Government 32$79,510$29,81611$7,372

Kenova government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $235,000 ($75.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $955,000 ($305.70)
    Police Protection: $443,000 ($141.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $394,000 ($126.12)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($99.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $299,000 ($95.71)
    Sewerage: $283,000 ($90.59)
    Regular Highways: $186,000 ($59.54)
    Fire Protection: $144,000 ($46.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($9.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $39,000 ($12.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $991,000 ($317.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $223,000 ($71.38)

Kenova government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $467,000 ($149.49)
    Sewerage: $351,000 ($112.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $168,000 ($53.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($6.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $104,000 ($33.29)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($8.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,480,000 ($473.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($21.13)
    General Support: $8,000 ($2.56)
  • Tax - Property: $621,000 ($198.78)
    Public Utilities: $217,000 ($69.46)
    NEC: $16,000 ($5.12)

Kenova government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,272,000 ($1687.58)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $505,000 ($161.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $359,000 ($114.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,394,000 ($1726.63)
    Other, NEC: $492,000 ($157.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $237,000 ($75.86)
    Other, NEC: $13,000 ($4.16)

Kenova government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $779,000 ($249.36)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cabell County, WV  2.11% ($28,730 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.34% ($25,489)
from Boyd County, KY  0.21% ($23,071)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Cabell County, WV  2.13% ($34,330 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.41% ($38,463)
to Boyd County, KY  0.30% ($35,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenova:

  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenova:

  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEJ (91.9 FM; PROCTORVILLE, OH; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUGO (102.3 FM; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kenova:

  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)

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

Kenova, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Kenova fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total average daily traffic: 39,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,095

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kenova)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kenova, WV)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CATLETTSBURG, 1352 Barger Hill Road (Lat: 38.391250 Lon: -82.588861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WMV925
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, 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:
  • STATION, 250 Ft Sw Of Int 23rd And Beech Sts (Lat: 38.406444 Lon: -82.590139), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEO805
    Assigned Frequencies: 2193.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2001, Expiration Date: 08/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2007, Certifier: Susan P Casale
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Beach St Between 22nd & 23rd Sts (Lat: 38.404250 Lon: -82.575444), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WBK
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 6.23140 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 8.29840 MHz, 12.3604 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 04/19/2014, Certifier: Susan P Casale
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 17th & River Sts (Lat: 38.404806 Lon: -82.535444), Type: Building, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WHV895
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2012, Certifier: Susan P Casale
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 3026 Big Sandy Rd (Lat: 38.318417 Lon: -82.569056), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQZ371
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/1994, Expiration Date: 03/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Pen Coal Corporation, Box 458 3026 Big Sandy Rd, Kenova, WV 25530

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kenova)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3272N , Serial Number: 22463, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Danny J Pelfrey, 1814 Chestnut St, Kenova, WV 25530, Other Owners: Allen B Sprouse
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4730Z , Serial Number: 22-8276, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Larry P Pelfrey, 1107 Poplar St, Kenova, WV 25530
  • Aircraft: ADKINS GORDON L RV4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 567GA , Serial Number: 3668, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 02/04/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon L Adkins, 2151 Route 75, Kenova, WV 25530

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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$93,3848$64,59620$82,8174$58,5501$401,0805$51,838
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$91,1000$02$122,9450$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$73,5652$66,11012$87,8084$36,1780$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$97,7501$35,8804$73,5650$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$132,2200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

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 ORIGINATED1$76,9900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$41,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$48,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Kenova

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kenova, WV
Most common first names in Kenova, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6971.9 years
William6673.4 years
John6471.1 years
Mary5577.8 years
Charles4373.3 years
Robert2668.2 years
George2673.6 years
Frank2175.1 years
Ruth2074.0 years
Roy1872.2 years
Most common last names in Kenova, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins4071.3 years
Smith4078.1 years
Ferguson3676.2 years
Wilson2978.2 years
Moore2477.2 years
Caldwell2373.7 years
Thompson2373.2 years
Maynard2273.6 years
Perry2084.1 years
Dean1976.8 years
Businesses in Kenova, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Curves1McDonald's1
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