McMechen, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,775 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 877  (49.4%)
Females: 898  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,785 (it was $27,179 in 2000)
McMechen:

$39,785
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,187 (it was $14,935 in 2000)

McMechen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,870 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
McMechen:

$77,870
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $155,227; detached houses: $162,808; townhouses or other attached units: $136,638; in 2-unit structures: $35,838; mobile homes: $48,337

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in McMechen: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in McMechen, WV (2010)
    • 1,87097.1%White alone
    • 191.0%Black alone
    • 201.0%Hispanic
    • 120.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in McMechen, West Virginia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McMechen is 826 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in McMechen by year

Type

2005

2006

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(216.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(107.6)
6
(327.3)
1
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(484.4)
13
(709.2)
3
(162.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(163.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)26.964.453.50.0

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City-data.com crime index in McMechen, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (22.6%), Italian (22.1%), German (9.6%), Polish (8.9%), Irish (6.6%), English (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 669 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 3,072 people per square mile   (average).

McMechen, West Virginia map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $569 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $367 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (50.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (296.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shadyside, OH (1.2 miles ),
Benwood, WV (1.3 miles ),
Bellaire, OH (1.5 miles ),
Glen Dale, WV (1.7 miles ),
Moundsville, WV (2.1 miles ),
Bethlehem, WV (2.2 miles ),
Neffs, OH (2.3 miles ),
Bridgeport, OH (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.99 N, Longitude: 80.73 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 McMechen, WV residents
Average permit cost in McMechen, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in McMechen, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.3%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.8%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in McMechen, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in McMechen, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McMechen, West Virginia average temperatures McMechen, West Virginia average precipitation McMechen, West Virginia humidity McMechen, West Virginia wind speed McMechen, West Virginia snowfall McMechen, West Virginia sunshine McMechen, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.0. This is better than average.

City:

60.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

McMechen-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the McMechen 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 17.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McMechen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia 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 105.5 miles away from McMechen center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 113.9 miles away from McMechen 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 211.9 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 135.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from McMechen center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from McMechen 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 Marshall County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McMechen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near McMechen:

  • RIVERVIEW GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; MC MECHEN, WV)
  • SHADYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SHADYSIDE, OH)
  • BELMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • REYNOLDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; GLEN DALE, WV)
  • REYNOLDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; GLEN DALE, WV)
  • MOUND VIEW HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MOUNDSVILLE, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., MOUNDSVILLE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MOUNDSVILLE, WV)

Amtrak station near McMechen:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McMechen:

  • West Liberty University (about 14 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 28 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 30 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 42 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 46 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Robert Morris University (about 46 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Fairmont State University (about 47 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McMechen: McMechen City Hall (A), Benwood-McMechen Public Library (B), McMechen Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McMechen include: Saint James Roman Catholic Church (A), McMechen United Methodist Church (B), First Church of God (C), First Christian Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Church of Christ (F), Charity Independent Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jim Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in McMechen: McMechen City Park and Pool (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

MCMECHEN MUNICIPAL WATER (Address: 47 - 9TH STREET , Population served: 2,212, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
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: 0.5% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in McMechen:

Marital status in McMechen, WV
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in McMechen:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McMechen, WV (based on Marshall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,54136
Catholic4,0406
Evangelical Protestant2,72226
Other1,7434
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox221
None18,921-
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: 12
Marshall County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Marshall County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
State:

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

7.0%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McMechen:

47.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McMechen:

20.1%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McMechen:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
McMechen:

44.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
McMechen:

76.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of McMechen, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,814$43,2564$4,121
Financial Administration 3$7,014$28,0560$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,260$31,5600$0
Sewerage 2$4,441$26,6460$0
Water Supply 1$2,987$35,8440$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,871$22,4520$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$713
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$145
Firefighters 0$0 1$33
Totals for Government 12$32,387$32,38711$5,012

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $346,000 ($194.93)
    Health - Other: $250,000 ($140.85)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($109.86)
    Sewerage: $195,000 ($109.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($91.27)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($50.14)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($47.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($27.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($47.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $574,000 ($323.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.13)

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

  • Charges - Other: $491,000 ($276.62)
    Sewerage: $427,000 ($240.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $85,000 ($47.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $80,000 ($45.07)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $257,000 ($144.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($10.14)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.69)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $183,000 ($103.10)
    Property: $135,000 ($76.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($26.48)
    Other License: $17,000 ($9.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $504,000 ($283.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000 ($271.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($12.39)

McMechen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,000 ($170.70)

Strongest AM radio stations in McMechen:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McMechen:

  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around McMechen:

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

McMechen fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 2005 11:02 PM, Us-250, Lat: 39.990330, Lon: -80.731730, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 1980 07:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • $895,000Total costs
  • 21,051Total average daily traffic
  • 1,577Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Bldg 9th St (Lat: 39.988139 Lon: -80.730917), Call Sign: KQG524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.130 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2014, Expiration Date: 05/31/2024, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$54,1438$75,62510$68,4003$24,3331$69,0006$35,5001$3,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,0002$32,0006$65,1672$8,5000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$44,0001$76,0007$47,8570$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$49,0000$01$105,0000$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$71,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$56,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McMechen, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McMechen, WV - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in McMechen, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (74.0%), and Outside Fires (18.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McMechen, WV
    • 10874.0%Structure Fires
    • 2718.5%Outside Fires
    • 74.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McMechen, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McMechen, WV
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McMechen, WV
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity


McMechen compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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