Keyser, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 5,310 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 
Males: 2,345  (44.2%)
Females: 2,965  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26726.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,842 (it was $23,718 in 2000)
Keyser:

$23,842
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,114 (it was $13,813 in 2000)

Keyser city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,684 (it was $61,500 in 2000)
Keyser:

$83,684
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,358; Detached houses: $100,154; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,854; In 2-unit structures: $87,802; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $54,076; Mobile homes: $33,402

Median gross rent in 2012: $481.

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Keyser races chart
  • White alone - 4,751 (87.4%)
  • Black alone - 459 (8.4%)
  • Two or more races - 122 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Keyser: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.8%), Irish (12.9%), English (9.5%), Italian (5.5%), United States (5.0%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,795 people per square mile   (average).

Keyser,WV real estate house value index trend

Keyser, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Keyser:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Keyser city:

  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

37 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Keyser, West Virginia as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Keyser to the number of sex offenders is 198 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $531 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $585 (0.8%)

Keyser satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (83.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (87.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (207.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: McCoole, MD (0.9 miles ), Dawson, MD (1.8 miles) , Piedmont, WV (2.1 miles ), Westernport, MD (2.2 miles ), Luke, MD (2.2 miles) , Franklin, MD (2.3 miles ), Danville, MD (2.3 miles ), Bloomington, MD (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 1999: 218 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $173,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $28,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 78.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,448 (+27.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 815 (51.3%)

Area code: 304

Keyser household income distribution Keyser home values distribution

Crime rates in Keyser by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 100000000
per 100,000 18.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 111154320
per 100,000 18.917.918.118.292.375.057.238.30.0
Robberies 273464241
per 100,000 37.9125.354.272.6110.875.038.276.718.4
Assaults 2116321245637
per 100,000 397.4286.3578.7217.973.993.8114.557.5129.1
Burglaries 364337234329344826
per 100,000 681.3769.5669.1417.7794.1544.0648.6920.1479.6
Thefts 11810710713914411511410887
per 100,000 2233.21914.81934.92524.12659.32157.22174.72070.21604.9
Auto thefts 7115967330
per 100,000 132.5196.990.4163.4110.8131.357.257.50.0
Arson 000000300
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.057.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.5) 288.6252.9275.3221.0289.9233.9215.0214.9127.9

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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 Keyser detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -800 (-13.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Keyser, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Keyser-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Keyser city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Keyser-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 160.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from Keyser center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from the city 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 280.6 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) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from Keyser center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.7 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 Mineral County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keyser topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Louis Gates - Professor, Harley Orrin Staggers - Politician, Leo Mazzone - Baseball player and coach, Lloyal Randolph - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Keyser:

  • CORNELL STREET GROUP HOME (1600 CORNELL STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF POTOMAC VALLEY HOSP (167 S. MINERAL STREET)
  • POTOMAC VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 100 PIN OAK LANE)
  • RENAL CENTER OF KEYSER, LLC (1080 NEW CREEK HWY)
  • NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA HOME HEALTH (690 SOUTH MINERAL STREET)
  • HEARTLAND OF KEYSER (135 SOUTHERN DRIVE)

Airports located in Keyser:

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Amtrak station near Keyser:

  • 19 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/Universities in Keyser:

  • Potomac State College of West Virginia University (Full-time enrollment: 1,473; Location: 101 Fort Ave; Public; Website: www.potomacstatecollege.edu)
  • Mineral County Vocational Technical Center (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 600 Harley O Staggers Sr Dr; Public)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keyser:

  • Frostburg State University (about 15 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 21 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 48 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 48 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • West Virginia University (about 54 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 58 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • American Public University System (about 61 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Keyser:

Public elementary/middle schools in Keyser:

See full list of schools located in Keyser

Library in Keyser:

  • KEYSER-MINERAL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $292,998; Location: 105 N. MAIN STREET; 52,974 books; 2,674 audio materials; 1,781 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Keyser has always billed itself as, "The Friendliest City in the USA". And, it just might be.

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Notable locations in Keyser: West Virginia Division of Forestry Mineral County Field Office (A), Keyser-Mineral County Public Library (B), Keyser Emergency Medical Services Incorporated 1 (C), Keyser Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Keyser include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Keyser Presbyterian Church (B), Keyser Church of the Brethren (C), Grace United Methodist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (G), Church of God (H), Calvary United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thunderhill Run (A), Limestone Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rinehart- Mary Margaret Circuit Clerk (Recreation Areas; Court House).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (New Creek), Candlewyck Inn (65 South Mineral Street).

Courts: Mineral County - Jail- Circuit Court (100 East Street), Mineral County - Parks & Recreation Dept- Circuit Court (150 Armstrong Street), Mineral County - Circuit Court (Court House), Mineral County - Prosecuting Attorney's Ofc- Circuit Court (155 Armstrong Street), Mineral County - Circuit Court- Sheriff's Ofc (Court House), Mineral County - Circuit Court- Probation Office (Court House), Mineral County - Circuit Court- Jordan Phil Chief Judge (Court House), Mineral County - Circuit Court- Floodplain Permit Officer (150 Armstrong Street), Mineral County - Circuit Court- County Coordinator (Court House).

Mineral 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 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14

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

KEYSER CITY OF (Address: 111 NORTH DAVIS STREET , Population served: 5,208, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-04-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2012)
ALLIANT TECH SYSTEMS INC (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
FOUNTAIN PSD (Population served: 544, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2011)
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
FOUNTAIN PSD BURLINGTON (Population served: 460, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2011)
CAMP MINCO BATH HOUSES (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2013)
BLACKWATER CENTER (Address: 417 NORTH MAIN STREET , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.0%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.2% for Black residents, 69.7% 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:  56.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
545 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in Keyser in 2000:

  • 266 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Keyser, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Keyser compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in Keyser (2011 data):

  • The Grant County Bank: New Creek/Keyser Branch at Route 220, branch established on 1996/12/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.7 mil, Deposits: $209.0 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Keyser Branch at 67 North Main Street, branch established on 1996/02/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Keyser Main Branch at Us Route 220 South & Eagles Lane, branch established on 1911/08/01. 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
  • First United Bank & Trust: Keyser Mall Branch at 29 West Southern Drive, branch established on 1990/12/12. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation

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

  • Candlewyck Inn, 65 S Mineral, Keyser, WV 26726 , Phone: (304) 788-6594, Fax: (304) 788-6594
  • Potomac Motel - BLDG 2, PO Box 421, Keyser, WV 26726 , Phone: (304) 788-1671
  • Microtel Inn & Suites Keyser, 70 N Tornado Way, Keyser, WV 26726 , Phone: (304) 597-1400, Fax: (304) 597-1406
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Keyser, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Keyser city (based on Mineral County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.84%
Here: 42.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents34.8%20.0%11.8%8.6%5.6%
Congregations39.1%4.3%13.0%8.7%10.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.1%4.1%3.3%2.0%4.6%
Congregations5.8%4.3%1.4%1.4%11.6%
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: 4
Mineral County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mineral County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

31.8%
West Virginia:

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

7.3%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$14,884$29,76811$4,360
Police Protection - Officers 17$54,378$38,3840$0
Streets and Highways 7$18,881$32,3670$0
Sewerage 7$17,659$30,2730$0
Water Supply 10$27,260$32,7120$0
Totals for Government 47$133,062$33,97311$4,360

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
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 Allegany County, MD  1.39% ($34,899 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.54% ($23,655)
from Grant County, WV  0.14% ($34,267)


4.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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 Allegany County, MD  1.11% ($28,387 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.34% ($27,611)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.23% ($23,560)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keyser:

  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keyser:

  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Keyser:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48AA (Channel 48; KEYSER, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

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

Keyser, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
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

Keyser fatal accident list:

Apr 12, 2011 10:13 AM, Us-220, Lat: 39.36018, Lon: -79.00131, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 18, 2009 03:12 AM, Us-220, Lat: 39.36231, Lon: -79.00449, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 12, 2004 03:57 PM, Us-220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1987 11:05 PM, 220, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 21, 1984 10:55 AM, N Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1982 05:02 PM, Baltimore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 2, 1975 06:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 563 meters (1,847ft)
Total costs: $600,000
Total average daily traffic: 47,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,724

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Keyser, WV

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 76
  • Hazardous Condition: 109
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Keyser

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Keyser, WV
Most common first names in Keyser, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12371.4 years
Mary11579.1 years
William11575.7 years
Charles11476.0 years
John9873.0 years
Robert7569.2 years
George5672.1 years
Harry4675.5 years
Margaret4680.0 years
Helen4575.8 years
Most common last names in Keyser, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7475.0 years
Miller5474.6 years
Davis3774.9 years
Cook2971.0 years
Wilson2975.1 years
Hartman2976.9 years
Liller2875.7 years
Rotruck2673.3 years
Staggs2578.0 years
Martin2570.7 years
Businesses in Keyser, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
GameStop1UPS1
Goodwill1Walmart1
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