Martins Ferry, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 6,834 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 3,130  (45.8%)
Females: 3,704  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43935, 43971.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,583 (it was $23,960 in 2000)
Martins Ferry:

$32,583
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,389 (it was $16,672 in 2000)

Martins Ferry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,907 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Martins Ferry:

$80,907
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $70,519; Detached houses: $70,174; Townhouses or other attached units: $123,108; In 2-unit structures: $74,549; Mobile homes: $6,155

Median gross rent in 2012: $454.

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  • White alone - 6,309 (91.2%)
  • Black alone - 383 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 140 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Martins Ferry: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.2%), Irish (15.4%), English (8.7%), Italian (6.5%), Polish (6.1%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 3,164 people per square mile   (average).

Martins Ferry,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Martins Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martins Ferry city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

32 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Martins Ferry, Ohio as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Martins Ferry to the number of sex offenders is 759 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $736 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $631 (1.0%)

Martins Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (46.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (295.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bridgeport, OH (1.5 miles ), Wheeling, WV (1.6 miles ), Brookside, OH (1.6 miles ), Clearview, WV (1.9 miles ), Wolfhurst, OH (1.9 miles ), Lansing, OH (2.0 miles ), Bethlehem, WV (2.0 miles ), Yorkville, OH (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $295,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6 (+0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 571 (19.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Martins Ferry household income distribution Martins Ferry home values distribution

Crime rates in Martins Ferry by Year
Type 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3010
per 100,000 45.10.014.50.0
Robberies 0030
per 100,000 0.00.043.40.0
Assaults 5243
per 100,000 75.230.357.843.5
Burglaries 1141615
per 100,000 165.560.5231.2217.7
Thefts 36255058
per 100,000 541.5378.3722.5841.8
Auto thefts 3403
per 100,000 45.160.50.043.5
Arson 1000
per 100,000 15.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.4) 86.529.779.860.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Martins Ferry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Ohio average:

2.10
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -825 (-10.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Martins Ferry, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Martins Ferry-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Martins Ferry city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Martins Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from Martins Ferry 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 216.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from Martins Ferry center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 216.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Belmont County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Martins Ferry topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Wilson (Ohio politician) - AMericna politician, William Dean Howells - Novelist, Dino Gaudio - Basketball player-coach, Joe Niekro - Baseball player, Lou Groza - Player of football, Fred Bruney - Football player and coach, John Havlicek - (born 1940), basketball star, Johnny Lipon - Baseball player and coach, Doc Reisling - Baseball player, Duke Sedgwick - Baseball player.

Main business address for: UNITED BANCORP INC /OH/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Martins Ferry:

  • EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 90 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • EAST OHIO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (90 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING HOME (56143 COLERAIN PIKE)

Amtrak station near Martins Ferry:

  • 3 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martins Ferry:

  • West Liberty University (about 8 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 20 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 32 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 36 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 40 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 45 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 45 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public high school in Martins Ferry:

Public elementary/middle schools in Martins Ferry:

Private elementary/middle schools in Martins Ferry:

  • ST MARY CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 24 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MARTINS FERRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 710 S ZANE HWY; Grades: KG - 7)
See full list of schools located in Martins Ferry

Library in Martins Ferry:

  • MARTINS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,203,037; Location: 20 JAMES WRIGHT PLACE; 173,198 books; 339 e-books; 8,325 audio materials; 12,990 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 298 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lou "The Toe" Groza was also born in Martins Ferry. He was a famous kicker for the Cleavland Browns. The NCAA kicker of the year award is also named after him.

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Notable locations in Martins Ferry: Martins Ferry Emergency Medical Services (A), Emergency Medical Transport Station 5 (B), Martins Ferry Station 28 Liberty Hose Company (C), Martins Ferry Station 28 Alert Engine Company (D), Martins Ferry Station 28 Ladder Company (E), Martins Ferry Station 28 Vigilant Engine Company (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Martins Ferry: UNITED BANCORP INC /OH/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Martins Ferry include: First Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walnut Grove Cemetery (1), Riverview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Martins Ferry include: Carmichael Field (1), Fodor Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.1%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 56.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 84.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
68 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
68 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000

Martins Ferry, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Martins Ferry compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Martins Ferry (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Savings Bank: Drive-Up Facility at Fourth And Hickory Streets, branch established on 1980/05/12; at Fourth And Hickory Streets, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/30: Bank assets: $414.5 mil, Deposits: $330.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Martins Ferry Branch at 22 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Martins Ferry Branch at 30 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Martins Ferry travel time to work - commute Martins Ferry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Martins Ferry city (based on Belmont County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.72%
Here: 40.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of Christ
Adherents32.1%24.8%12.0%7.4%4.9%
Congregations12.5%27.1%15.3%5.6%12.5%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%2.3%1.7%1.5%8.7%
Congregations2.8%1.4%4.9%0.7%17.4%
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: 18
Belmont County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Belmont County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Belmont County:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Belmont County:

29.5%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,658$54,6322$4,207
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$13,449
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$5,164
Police Protection - Officers 21$130,552$74,6013$3,620
Police - Other 8$38,105$57,1582$1,165
Streets and Highways 17$77,058$54,3940$0
Health 8$26,369$39,55424$43,555
Solid Waste Management 15$71,184$56,9470$0
Sewerage 3$14,979$59,9160$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,222$43,3321$2,986
Water Supply 33$169,973$61,8080$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,538
Totals for Government 110$549,100$59,90248$75,684

Martins Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,307,000 ($337.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,359,000 ($198.86)
    Water Utilities: $1,255,000 ($183.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $592,000 ($86.63)
    Central Staff Services: $576,000 ($84.28)
    Health - Other: $542,000 ($79.31)
    Regular Highways: $539,000 ($78.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $289,000 ($42.29)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($36.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($8.05)
    Parking Facilities: $41,000 ($6.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $531,000 ($77.70)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $252,000 ($36.87)
    General - Other: $198,000 ($28.97)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,632,000 ($238.81)

Martins Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $587,000 ($85.89)
    All Other: $504,000 ($73.75)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($39.07)
    Parking Facilities: $50,000 ($7.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $146,000 ($21.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $131,000 ($19.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($4.10)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,573,000 ($376.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,573,000 ($230.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $575,000 ($84.14)
    General Local Government Support: $490,000 ($71.70)
    Highways: $315,000 ($46.09)
    All Other: $42,000 ($6.15)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,060,000 ($155.11)
    Property: $437,000 ($63.94)
    Other License: $50,000 ($7.32)

Martins Ferry government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($3.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($2.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($1.32)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $745,000 ($109.01)
    End of Fiscal Year: $640,000 ($93.65)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,882,000 ($275.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,226,000 ($179.40)

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ohio County, WV  0.59% ($27,065 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.37% ($27,146)
from Marshall County, WV  0.29% ($29,132)


3.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, OH  0.53% ($28,841 average AGI)
to Ohio County, WV  0.47% ($26,927)
to Marshall County, WV  0.23% ($26,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Martins Ferry:

  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Martins Ferry:

  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • W204BE (88.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Martins Ferry:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W41AA (Channel 41; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

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

Martins Ferry, Ohio:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Ohio average:
  • Fatal accident count: 116
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 172
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 125
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 279
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Martins Ferry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100,220
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,211

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Martins Ferry)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Hillandale Estate City Water Tower (Lat: 40.105639 Lon: -80.747028), Call Sign: KNEE621, Licensee ID: L00060969
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022
    Registrant: City Of Martins Ferry
  • Pump Station On 2nd St (Lat: 40.088694 Lon: -80.728972), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPLZ751, Licensee ID: L00101622
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2003, Expiration Date: 04/28/2013, Certifier: Paul Polluck
    Registrant: Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority, Bridgeport, OH 43912, Phone: (614) 676-5911, Fax: (614) 676-5912
  • Pump Station On Guernsey St N (Lat: 40.042306 Lon: -80.732861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPLZ752, Licensee ID: L00101622
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2003, Expiration Date: 04/28/2013, Certifier: Paul Polluck
    Registrant: Eastern Ohio Regional Wastewater Authority, Bridgeport, OH 43912, Phone: (614) 676-5911, Fax: (614) 676-5912
  • 700 Ne Of Int Of Avondale Ave & Main Street (Lat: 40.103139 Lon: -80.713139), Call Sign: KNBE283, Licensee ID: L00004804
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2001, Expiration Date: 08/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2002
    Registrant: Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, 1134 Market St, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 234-7208
  • Pump Station On 2nd St. (Lat: 40.088694 Lon: -80.728972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQHJ609
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2007, Expiration Date: 08/15/2017, Certifier: Paul Polluck
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 40.110333 Lon: -80.735833, Call Sign: WQHQ239
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, 72.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2007, Expiration Date: 10/02/2017, Certifier: Bruce Horlosz
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Eorh 90 N 4th St (Lat: 40.067833 Lon: -80.718944), Structure height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WNTS477
    Assigned Frequencies: 22175.0 MHz, 22375.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2008, Expiration Date: 08/31/2018
    Registrant: Ohio Valley Medical Center, 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, Phone: (304) 234-8650, Fax: (304) 234-8571, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 904 N. 4th Street (Lat: 40.098111 Lon: -80.719778), Call Sign: KSV893
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: A V Lauttamus Ii
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007-2280, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:
  • Catv Tower On Hill, 1 Mi. N Of Martins Ferry (Lat: 40.112000 Lon: -80.718389), Overall height: 118 m, Call Sign: WXS204
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070, Fax: (202) 775-9026, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Martins Ferry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44995 , Serial Number: 28R-7703352, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 56122 Deep Run Rd, Martins Ferry, OH 43935
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5566J , Serial Number: 32-994, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Barton K Hershfield, 71910 W Road Dix Addition, Martins Ferry, OH 43935, Other Owners: Larry Dodd

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED13$68,39912$42,09119$61,12813$22,7977$41,1170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$80,1100$03$90,6932$12,1550$01$63,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$73,3375$51,92222$60,8136$14,7375$46,9180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$100,0005$88,1340$01$100,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$28,0402$68,2050$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00 , 0120.00, 0121.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$53,9401$46,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,7700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00 , 0120.00, 0121.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Martins Ferry

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Martins Ferry, OH
Most common first names in Martins Ferry, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20480.0 years
John18675.2 years
William18475.9 years
George11673.1 years
Charles11175.0 years
Joseph9474.7 years
Margaret8678.6 years
Anna8680.6 years
James8473.8 years
Robert8170.3 years
Most common last names in Martins Ferry, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4475.4 years
Smith4473.8 years
Davis3674.7 years
Brown3178.8 years
Williams2972.0 years
Miller2875.4 years
Moore2871.5 years
Harris2773.0 years
Phillips2772.2 years
Martin2577.3 years
Businesses in Martins Ferry, OH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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