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Population in 2012: 3,942 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 

Males: 1,830  (46.4%)
Females: 2,112  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  46.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 24901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,779 (it was $27,857 in 2000)
Lewisburg:

$41,779
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,298

Lewisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $203,380 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Lewisburg:

$203,380
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $213,014; Detached houses: $216,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,791

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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  • White alone - 3,421 (89.3%)
  • Black alone - 205 (5.4%)
  • Asian alone - 72 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 62 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lewisburg: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.3%), German (15.4%), Irish (12.1%), United States (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2099 feet

Land area: 3.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,034 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lewisburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewisburg city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

93 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Lewisburg, West Virginia as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lewisburg to the number of sex offenders is 394 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,213 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $973 (0.5%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.80 N, Longitude: 80.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,118 (+81.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,045 (61.3%)

Area code: 304

Lewisburg household income distribution Lewisburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Lewisburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01002100012
per 100,000 0.027.70.00.055.727.80.00.00.026.151.8
Robberies 00020000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.055.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20730011126
per 100,000 55.40.0195.283.60.00.028.128.328.452.2155.5
Burglaries 612146214396
per 100,000 166.2332.327.9111.5167.055.628.1113.485.1234.7155.5
Thefts 72947050683712358169147
per 100,000 1993.92603.21952.01393.91893.11028.3337.6992.12298.51799.23809.3
Auto thefts 12632310027
per 100,000 27.755.4167.383.655.783.428.10.00.052.2181.4
Arson 02000001010
per 100,000 0.055.40.00.00.00.00.028.30.026.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 90.5133.2114.689.7118.063.920.246.189.6107.1216.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Lewisburg, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lewisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Lewisburg city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lewisburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Lewisburg center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenbrier County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewisburg topographic map

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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lewisburg:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lewisburg, WV

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 (Full-time enrollment: 778; 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: 27,887)
  • Mountain State University (about 41 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Concord University (about 42 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • National College-Salem (about 42 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 47 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Radford University (about 47 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • New River Community College (about 51 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)

Public high school in Lewisburg:

Private high school in Lewisburg:

  • LEWISBURG BAPTIST ACADAMY (Students: 54; Location: 113 MONTVUE DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lewisburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Lewisburg:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 235 N COURT ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
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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)

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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).

 
Greenbrier 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 16.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.86
U.S.:

11.39

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

LEWISBURG (Population served: 9000, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2003)
DAVIS STUART INC (Population served: 138, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAR-02-2005 and APR-19-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and NOV-08-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-19-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and FEB-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-1994), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-1994), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-09-1996), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-1997)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.8% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lewisburg, WV

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 mentally retarded in 2000

Lewisburg compared to West Virginia state average:

Lewisburg, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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.

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

  • Super 8 Motel Lewisburg, 550 N Jefferson St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 647-3188, Fax: (304) 647-3188
  • Days Inn Motel, 635 N Jefferson St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2345
  • General Lewis Inn, 301 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2600, Fax: (304) 645-2601
  • Sunset Terrace Motel, Rt 60 W, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2363
  • Sunset Terrace Motel, RR 2 Box 375a, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-2363
  • Fort Savannah Inn, 204 N Jefferson St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-3055, Fax: (304) 645-3033
  • Hampton Inn - Lewisburg, WV, 30 Coleman Dr, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-7300, Fax: (304) 793-2219
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 222 Hunter Ln, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-5750, Fax: (304) 645-5754
  • Quality Inn Lewisburg WV, 540 N Jefferson St, Lewisburg, WV 24901 , Phone: (304) 645-7722, Fax: (304) 645-7865
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewisburg, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lewisburg travel time to work - commute


Lewisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lewisburg city (based on Greenbrier County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.62%
Here39.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents27.4%22.6%10.3%8.9%8.0%
Congregations32.0%15.2%8.0%4.0%4.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.2%3.0%2.4%2.0%9.1%
Congregations8.0%4.8%3.2%1.6%19.2%
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: 8
Greenbrier County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

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
Greenbrier County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenbrier County:

28.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,594$31,1280$0
Other Government Administration 8$25,254$37,8810$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$25,825$28,1730$0
Police - Other 2$3,640$21,8400$0
Firefighters 1$3,396$40,7520$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,875$23,2500$0
Solid Waste Management 3$3,513$14,0520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,227$25,3620$0
Water Supply 21$34,358$19,6330$0
Totals for Government 51$106,682$25,1020$0

Lewisburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,286,000 ($579.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,346,000 ($341.45)
    Police Protection: $694,000 ($176.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $272,000 ($69.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($58.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $210,000 ($53.27)
    General Public Buildings: $170,000 ($43.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($7.36)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($6.34)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($5.83)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($4.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,270,000 ($322.17)

Lewisburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $284,000 ($72.04)
    All Other: $168,000 ($42.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $86,000 ($21.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($10.65)
    Rents: $16,000 ($4.06)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($3.81)
    Royalties: $3,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,776,000 ($450.53)
  • Tax - Property: $865,000 ($219.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $326,000 ($82.70)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $306,000 ($77.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $127,000 ($32.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $80,000 ($20.29)
    Other License: $15,000 ($3.81)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.25)

Lewisburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,860,000 ($471.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,858,000 ($471.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($0.51)

Lewisburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $975,000 ($247.34)

5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Monroe County, WV  0.48% ($25,707 average AGI)
from Fayette County, WV  0.28% ($32,353)
from Summers County, WV  0.19% ($29,913)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Monroe County, WV  0.41% ($25,878 average AGI)
to Summers County, WV  0.24% ($30,138)
to Fayette County, WV  0.23% ($21,107)

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)

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

Lewisburg, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Lewisburg fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2010 06:30 AM, I-64, Lat: 37.80919167, Lon: -80.41475, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 26, 2008 05:18 AM, Us-219, Lat: 37.806511, Lon: -80.437039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 26, 2008 06:19 PM, I-64, Lat: 37.858061, Lon: -80.515281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 16, 1991 02:43 AM, 219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 11, 1987 06:50 PM, 219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 14, 1982 03:38 AM, Us.Rt.219, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1977 10:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,596


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 90
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Lewisburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewisburg, WV

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
Businesses in Lewisburg, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Arby's1Nike2
Decora Cabinetry4Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx3Quality1
GameStop1Ruby Tuesday1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Kincaid1U.S. Cellular1
Kmart1UPS6
La-Z-Boy3Walmart1
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in Lewisburg, WV

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