Lewisburg, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 3,907 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 1,757  (45.0%)
Females: 2,150  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 24901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,777 (it was $27,857 in 2000)
Lewisburg:

$40,777
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,889 (it was $22,139 in 2000)

Lewisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,435 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Lewisburg:

$229,435
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,865; detached houses: $257,528; townhouses or other attached units: $194,703

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lewisburg: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 59.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lewisburg, WV (2010)
    • 3,42189.3%White alone
    • 2055.4%Black alone
    • 721.9%Asian alone
    • 621.6%Hispanic
    • 521.4%Two or more races
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Lewisburg, West Virginia as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lewisburg is 280 to 1.


Crime rates in Lewisburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(55.7)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.1)
2
(51.8)
1
(25.1)
2
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
1
(28.3)
1
(28.4)
2
(52.2)
6
(155.5)
7
(175.8)
9
(225.8)
2
(50.4)
2
(50.4)
4
(101.7)
3
(76.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(167.0)
2
(55.6)
1
(28.1)
4
(113.4)
3
(85.1)
9
(234.7)
6
(155.5)
4
(100.5)
2
(50.2)
3
(75.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(101.7)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(1,893)
37
(1,028)
12
(337.6)
35
(992.1)
81
(2,299)
69
(1,799)
147
(3,809)
99
(2,487)
71
(1,782)
43
(1,084)
106
(2,669)
143
(3,634)
93
(2,374)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(55.7)
3
(83.4)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.2)
7
(181.4)
3
(75.4)
1
(25.1)
2
(50.4)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)136.473.923.453.3103.6123.9250.3167.8162.162.8118.9172.8110.3

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City-data.com crime index in Lewisburg, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (21.5%), German (14.0%), English (13.2%), Irish (9.4%), Scottish (7.2%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2099 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,025 people per square mile   (low).

Lewisburg, West Virginia map

206 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.3% Africa, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

5.3%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,484 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,060 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (45.1 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (124.1 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (322.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fairlea, WV (1.4 miles ),
Ronceverte, WV (2.0 miles ),
White Sulphur Springs, WV (2.7 miles ),
Alderson, WV (3.5 miles ),
Falling Spring, WV (3.7 miles ),
Union, WV (4.0 miles ),
Rupert, WV (4.2 miles ),
Callaghan, VA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.80 N, Longitude: 80.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,255 (+83.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 833 (57.5%)

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $285,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $386,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lewisburg, WV residents
Average permit cost in Lewisburg, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Lewisburg, WV
Historical housing units in Lewisburg, WV
Most common industries in Lewisburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.1%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lewisburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Lewisburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lewisburg, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Lewisburg-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 192.9 miles away from the city 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 255.0 miles away from Lewisburg center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Lewisburg 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 139.7 miles away from Lewisburg center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 188.9 miles away from Lewisburg 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 Greenbrier County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewisburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lewisburg:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY HOSPICE, INC (540 NORTH JEFFERSON STREET BOX 7 SUITE D)
  • JUDYVILLE GROUP HOME (308 JUDYVILLE ROAD)
  • MONTVUE GROUP HOME (205 MONTVUE DRIVE)
  • GREENBRIER MANOR (ROUTE 2, BOX 159A)
  • DAVITA - GREENBRIER DIALYSIS (129 SENECA TRAIL)
  • FMC - GREENBRIER COUNTY (1215 MAPLEWOOD AVE)
  • GREENBRIER COUNTY HOME HEALTH (RR2,BOX 171C GREYROCK PROFESSIONAL PK)
  • HOME CARE PLUS, INCORPORATED (RURAL ROUTE 2 BOX 169G)

Airports and heliports located in Lewisburg:

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Amtrak stations near Lewisburg:

  • 8 miles: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, 315 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: ALDERSON (1 C&O PLAZA AT RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

College/University in Lewisburg:

  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Location: 400 N Lee St; Public; Website: www.wvsom.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewisburg:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 40 miles; Blacksburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 30,984)
  • Concord University (about 41 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Roanoke College (about 41 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 42 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 47 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Radford University (about 47 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)

Public high schools in Lewisburg:

  • GREENBRIER EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,159, Location: ONE SPARTAN LANE, Grades: PK-12)
  • DAVIS-STUART SCHOOL (Location: RR 2 BOX 188A, Grades: 7-12)

Private high school in Lewisburg:

  • LEWISBURG BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 69, Location: 113 MONTVUE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lewisburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lewisburg:

  • GREENBRIER EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 49, Location: 3100 HOUFNAGLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 235 N COURT ST, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Lewisburg

Library in Lewisburg:

  • GREENBRIER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $279,885; Location: 152 ROBERT W. MCCORMICK DRIVE; 25,893 books; 1,017 audio materials; 1,455 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lewisburg: Greenbrier Training Center (A), Lewisburg Elks Country Club Golf Course (B), Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Greenbrier County Courthouse (D), Greenbrier County Library (E), Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Department Headquarters (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewisburg include: Saint James Episcopal Church (A), Shuck Memorial Baptist Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), John Weslty United Methodist Church (D), Lewisburg United Methodist Church (E), Mount Tabor Baptist Church (F), Old Stone Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosewood Cemetery (1), Old Stone Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewisburg include: Lewisburg Historic District (1), Maple Street Historic District (2), South Church Street Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Greenbrier Historical Society (Museums; 301 Washington Street), North House Museum (301 Washington Street), Lost World Caverns (Caverns; Fairview Road), Greater Greenbrier Chamber Of Commerce (111 N Jefferson St), Serenity Now Outfitters Inc (Tours & Charters; 425 North Jefferson Street).

Hotels: Brier Inn & Conference Center (540 North Jefferson Street), Sunset Terrace Motel (US60 West), Super 8 Lewisburg WV (550 North Jefferson Street), Lewisburg Super 8 Motel (550 N Jefferson St), Minnie Manor Bed & Breakfast (403 East Washington Street), Days Inn (US 219 North), Hampton Inn (30 Coleman Drive), General Lewis Inn (301 East Washington Street), Town House (107 West Fair Street).

Courts: Greenbrier County - Family Court Judge- Family Case Coordinator- Circuit Court- J C Pomponi (106 South Court Street), Greenbrier County - Circuit Court- Judge Rowe James J (200 North Court Street).

Birthplace of: Mason Patrick - Army general, Seth McClung - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Feb 7, 1981), Homer A. Holt - Politician, Pat Friel - Major League Baseball player, Pat Sullivan (manager) - Major League Baseball manager.

Greenbrier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SMOOT ELEMENTARY (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS (Address: 402 FRAZIER STREET , Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-1994), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1994)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • LEWISBURG (Address: 942 WEST WASHINGTON STREET , Population served: 10,050, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • DAVIS STUART INC (Population served: 138, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled in 2000

Banks with branches in Lewisburg (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Lewisburg Branch at 109 South Jefferson Street, branch established on 1902/01/01; North Lewisburg Branch at 130 Piercy Drive, branch established on 1997/03/31. 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
  • First National Bank: Lewisburg Branch at 799 North Jefferson Street, branch established on 1986/03/24; - Downtown Lewis at 202 E. Washington Street, branch established on 2008/11/15. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $264.5 mil, Deposits: $231.4 mil, headquarters in Ronceverte, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bankshares Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Lewisburg Branch at 701 North Jefferson Street, branch established on 1985/03/04. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Greenbrier North Branch at Hc 82 Box 39a, branch established on 1985/04/15. 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 Bank of Monroe: Lewisburg Branch at 790 North Jefferson Street, branch established on 2002/02/19. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $118.4 mil, Deposits: $101.9 mil, headquarters in Union, WV, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lewisburg:

Marital status in Lewisburg, WV
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lewisburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lewisburg, WV (based on Greenbrier County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,31765
Evangelical Protestant4,74349
Catholic7764
Other4583
Black Protestant3342
None20,852-
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: 8
Greenbrier County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Greenbrier County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
This county:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

58.4%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lewisburg:

59.4%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Lewisburg:

28.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lewisburg:

63.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lewisburg, 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
Water Supply 14$33,750$28,9290$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$34,996$32,3040$0
Other Government Administration 5$15,956$38,2940$0
Firefighters 4$9,506$28,5180$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,259$24,7770$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,842$23,3680$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,534$34,1360$0
Police - Other 2$4,371$26,2260$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,624$21,7440$0
Financial Administration 1$3,141$37,6920$0
Totals for Government 51$127,979$30,1130$0

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,497,000 ($639.11)
    Police Protection: $1,758,000 ($449.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $555,000 ($142.05)
    Regular Highways: $553,000 ($141.54)
    Central Staff Services: $504,000 ($129.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000 ($45.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($14.59)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($10.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($10.24)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($9.47)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($3.33)
    Transit Utilities: $3,000 ($0.77)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000 ($70.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,249,000 ($575.63)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($1.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $820,000 ($209.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $74,000 ($18.94)
    Rents: $15,000 ($3.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($3.58)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.26)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($28.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $18,000 ($4.61)
  • Tax - Property: $1,336,000 ($341.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $843,000 ($215.77)
    Other: $537,000 ($137.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $237,000 ($60.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $156,000 ($39.93)
    Amusements Sales: $37,000 ($9.47)
    Other License: $17,000 ($4.35)
    Severance: $10,000 ($2.56)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $8,000 ($2.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,936,000 ($1775.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,609,000 ($1691.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $327,000 ($83.70)

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.65% ($35,440 average AGI)
from Fayette County, WV  0.28% ($26,389)
from Summers County, WV  0.21% ($39,889)


4.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.52% ($35,552 average AGI)
to Fayette County, WV  0.19% ($44,720)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.18% ($41,348)
Businesses in Lewisburg, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture3
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marriott1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Decora Cabinetry4Nike2
FedEx3Papa John's Pizza1
Ford1Quality1
GameStop1Ruby Tuesday1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
Kincaid1UPS6
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy3YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewisburg:

  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON (1400 AM; 1 kW; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewisburg:

  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lewisburg:

  • WVNS-TV (Channel 59; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
Lewisburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lewisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.7mTotal length
  • $3,902,000Total costs
  • 104,612Total average daily traffic
  • 15,180Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,551Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lewisburg, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21930-1939
  • 121960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lewisburg, WV

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 fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fires - 59 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lewisburg, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.8%), and Outside Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lewisburg, WV
    • 24549.8%Structure Fires
    • 12024.4%Outside Fires
    • 11723.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 102.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewisburg, WV

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

  • General Lewis Inn, 301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2600, Fax: (304) 645-2601
  • Sunset Terrace Motel, RR 2 Box 375a, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2363
  • Hampton Inn - Lewisburg, WV, 30 Coleman Dr, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-7300, Fax: (304) 793-2219
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 222 Hunter Ln, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-5750, Fax: (304) 645-5754
  • Quality Inn Lewisburg WV, 540 N Jefferson St, Lewisburg, West Virginia 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-7722, Fax: (304) 645-7865
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewisburg, West Virginia
Most common first names in Lewisburg, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11779.6 years
William8176.3 years
James7675.4 years
John6976.8 years
Charles5374.6 years
Robert4275.1 years
Virginia3577.9 years
Margaret3481.4 years
Harry3273.9 years
Ruth2779.6 years
Most common last names in Lewisburg, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3676.9 years
Jones3280.3 years
Johnson2880.0 years
Smith2776.5 years
Hinkle2775.5 years
Mcclung2576.2 years
Lewis2577.8 years
Brown2479.9 years
White2079.4 years
Hayes1977.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lewisburg, WV
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lewisburg, WV
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used


Lewisburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above 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 significantly above state average.
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