Lubeck, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,311.
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 617  (47.1%)
Females: 694  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

47.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26181.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,428 (it was $42,614 in 2000)
Lubeck:

$67,428
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,787 (it was $19,656 in 2000)

Lubeck CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $163,869 (it was $91,300 in 2000)
Lubeck:

$163,869
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $139,898; detached houses: $147,687; mobile homes: $32,285

Median gross rent in 2019: $758.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lubeck: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%
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Ancestries: Irish (30.9%), English (28.7%), German (12.7%), American (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 755 feet

Land area: 4.27 square miles.

Population density: 307 people per square mile   (very low).

Lubeck, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $909 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $840 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (61.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (89.1 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (350.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Washington, WV (1.3 miles ),
Blennerhassett, WV (1.3 miles ),
Little Hocking, OH (1.9 miles ),
Belpre, OH (2.1 miles ),
Parkersburg, WV (2.4 miles ),
Hockingport, OH (2.6 miles ),
Mineralwells, WV (2.8 miles ),
Vienna, WV (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 81.64 W

Distribution of median household income in Lubeck, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lubeck, WV in 2019
Lubeck satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Lubeck, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Chemicals (10.9%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (15.0%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.4%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Lubeck, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)

Average climate in Lubeck, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lubeck, West Virginia average temperatures Lubeck, West Virginia average precipitation Lubeck, West Virginia humidity Lubeck, West Virginia wind speed Lubeck, West Virginia snowfall Lubeck, West Virginia sunshine Lubeck, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Lubeck, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.74
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lubeck-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Lubeck place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/2003, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the place center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lubeck-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.2 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 143.2 miles away from Lubeck 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 169.4 miles away from Lubeck center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from Lubeck center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from Lubeck center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.4 miles away from Lubeck 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 Wood County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lubeck topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lubeck:

  • DAVITA - BELPRE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • WILLOWS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • PARKERSBURG CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • GIHON ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • DIALYSIS SERVICES OF BELPRE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BELPRE, OH)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lubeck:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 8 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 35 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Muskingum University (about 54 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 55 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • West Virginia State University (about 60 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 71 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)

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

Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lubeck:

Marital status in Lubeck, WV
  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lubeck:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lubeck, WV (based on Wood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,36095
Evangelical Protestant13,62379
Catholic4,4444
Other1,0685
Black Protestant241
None47,437-
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: 15
Wood County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lubeck:

46.5%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lubeck:

52.7%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lubeck:

26.1%
West Virginia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lubeck:

15.9%
West Virginia:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lubeck:

7.0
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

47.5%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.4%
West Virginia:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lubeck, WV Residents

3.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
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 Washington County, OH  0.82% ($38,530 average AGI)
from Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($37,250)
from Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($27,915)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Washington County, OH  1.00% ($38,973 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.14% ($29,489)
to Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($65,578)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lubeck:

  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMOA (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lubeck:

  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • W225AD (92.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WVEP (88.9 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVPG (90.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • W211BT (90.1 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lubeck:

  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W57AG (Channel 57; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • $3,725,000Total costs
  • 4,699Total average daily traffic
  • 284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,849Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Homewood Road, Two Miles South Of (Lat: 39.222278 Lon: -81.619556), Call Sign: KWU250,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$131,1004$104,66018$116,8522$81,1301$100,2201$46,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$53,8301$21,5701$136,6800$00$01$21,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$64,7201$146,8004$131,0051$10,6900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$147,7561$99,0800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$94,5001$140,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lubeck, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lubeck, WV - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lubeck, WV
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lubeck, WV
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 15.3%Utility gas


Lubeck compared to West Virginia state average:

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