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Population in 2010: 198. Population change since 2000: -4.3%
Males: 97  (49.2%)
Females: 101  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26581.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,887 (it was $15,714 in 2000)
Littleton:

$20,887
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,036

Littleton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,743 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Littleton:

$46,743
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,529; Detached houses: $41,827; In 2-unit structures: $23,272; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,570; Mobile homes: $6,649

Median gross rent in 2012: $468.

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Littleton races chart
  • White alone - 195 (98.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Littleton: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (49.8%), Irish (12.1%), German (7.1%), Swedish (5.9%), English (2.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 946 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,099 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Littleton:

  • High school or higher: 35.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littleton town:

  • Never married: 69.7%
  • Now married: 15.2%
  • Separated: 7.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Littleton, West Virginia as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Littleton to the number of sex offenders is 40 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

Littleton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (58.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (285.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hundred, WV (1.8 miles ), New Freeport, PA (2.5 miles) , Cameron, WV (3.0 miles ), Pine Grove, WV (3.6 miles ), Jacksonburg, WV (3.7 miles) , Brave, PA (3.7 miles ), Smithfield, WV (3.8 miles) , Reader, WV (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 80.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Littleton household income distribution Littleton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (77%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (16%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (13%)
  • Woodworkers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (33%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (33%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)

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Tornado activity:

Littleton-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Littleton town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 34.9 miles away from the town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wetzel County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Littleton, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littleton:

  • Fairmont State University (about 25 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 30 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • West Liberty University (about 33 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 42 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 47 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,131)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 53 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Point Park University (about 58 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 2,801)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.5. This is better than average.
City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.46
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

25.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.64. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.64
U.S.:

2.43


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

64.6%
Whole state:

17.9%

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

44.1%
Whole state:

7.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Littleton, WV

Littleton compared to West Virginia state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Littleton travel time to work - commute


Littleton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Littleton town (based on Wetzel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents26.9%21.0%7.9%7.1%6.2%
Congregations24.3%35.1%2.7%4.1%4.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.6%5.0%3.5%2.9%13.9%
Congregations1.4%4.1%1.4%1.4%21.6%
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: 6
Wetzel County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Wetzel County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wetzel County:

11.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wetzel County:

31.1%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.1%

4.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
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 Tyler County, WV  0.89% ($21,648 average AGI)
from Marshall County, WV  0.35% ($39,286)
from Monroe County, OH  0.30% ($24,778)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Tyler County, WV  0.91% ($21,071 average AGI)
to Monroe County, OH  0.42% ($28,846)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.42% ($23,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Littleton:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Littleton:

  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Littleton:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)

Littleton fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 1997 08:35 PM, 250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $250,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 66
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,342


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 0.88 Mi Ne Near Wv Secondary Rt 10 (Lat: 39.705278 Lon: -80.510833), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 4123953622, Crizzo@eri.Eqt.Com, 322 4TH AVE STE 300

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .1 Mi N Of Us 250 & Long Drain Rd (Lat: 39.698417 Lon: -80.517028), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPBY620
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/1997, Expiration Date: 04/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003
    Registrant: Hundred Littleton Public Service District, Littleton, WV 26581, Phone: (304) 775-2139

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB8SAH
    Grant Date: 06/22/1995, Expiration Date: 06/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2007
    Registrant: Carl B Marshall, Littleton, WV 26581


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5


Most common first names in Littleton, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1169.9 years
William971.5 years
Anna878.9 years
John868.5 years
Robert763.1 years
Mary784.3 years
Charles769.0 years
George677.0 years
Albert579.4 years
Margaret563.9 years
Most common last names in Littleton, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gorby883.0 years
Longwell870.8 years
Jackson767.0 years
Miller768.6 years
Garrison770.0 years
Tedrow667.3 years
Murphy677.7 years
Morris673.7 years
Wade672.4 years
Roberts574.2 years

Littleton on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
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