Mineralwells, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,950. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 1,125  (57.7%)
Females: 825  (42.3%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26150.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,705 (it was $42,083 in 2000)
Mineralwells:

$63,705
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,196 (it was $19,100 in 2000)

Mineralwells CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,044 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Mineralwells:

$112,044
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $713.

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  • Races in Mineralwells, WV (2010)

    Mineralwells races chart
    • 1,87596.2%White alone
    • 321.6%Two or more races
    • 170.9%Black alone
    • 150.8%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mineralwells: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (34.6%), German (23.0%), Irish (16.7%), English (6.5%), Italian (1.2%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 666 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Mineralwells,WV real estate house value index trend

Mineralwells, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Mineralwells:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineralwells CDP:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

17 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $530 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $646 (0.5%)

Mineralwells satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (57.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (96.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (343.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Parkersburg, WV (2.5 miles ), Lubeck, WV (2.8 miles ), Blennerhassett, WV (2.8 miles ), Belpre, OH (2.8 miles ), North Hills, WV (3.0 miles ), Washington, WV (3.1 miles ), Elizabeth, WV (3.2 miles ), Vienna, WV (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.18 N, Longitude: 81.51 W

Area code: 304

Mineralwells household income distribution Mineralwells home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (40%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mineralwells, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mineralwells-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.6 miles away from the Mineralwells place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/8/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the place center caused $200,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mineralwells-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from the city 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 170.4 miles away from Mineralwells center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from the city 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 146.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Mineralwells center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 178.6 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 Wood County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mineralwells topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mineralwells:

  • GIHON ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • PARKERSBURG CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • WILLOWS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • SIXTEENTH STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • CAMDEN CLARK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)
  • SPRING STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PARKERSBURG, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineralwells:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 3 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 43 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia State University (about 58 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Muskingum University (about 58 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 61 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Marshall University (about 73 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)

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Notable location: Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Mineralwells: Mount Zion Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Morrison Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Mineralwells: Scott Field (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.57. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.57
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Mineralwells, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Mineralwells compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
West Virginia average:

11.3

Mineralwells travel time to work - commute Mineralwells mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mineralwells CDP (based on Wood County data)

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.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

29.3%
West Virginia:

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

15.3%
State:

13.1%

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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 Washington County, OH  0.70% ($28,961 average AGI)
from Ritchie County, WV  0.19% ($20,311)
from Jackson County, WV  0.16% ($31,189)


4.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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 Washington County, OH  0.79% ($30,494 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.16% ($32,245)
to Jackson County, WV  0.14% ($28,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineralwells:

  • 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.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mineralwells:

  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WMRT (88.3 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • WVEP (88.9 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVPG (90.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W225AD (92.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mineralwells:

  • 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)

Mineralwells fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2011 07:02 PM, I-77, Lat: 39.18009, Lon: -81.53401, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 2010 01:40 AM, Sr-14, Lat: 39.19332, Lon: -81.53619, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 18, 2010 05:22 PM, 21, Lat: 39.16407, Lon: -81.53722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4
Dec 1, 2006 11:40 PM, I-77, Lat: 39.19891, Lon: -81.52561, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 8, 2003 07:26 PM, 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 1997 06:10 PM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB8TFM, Licensee ID: L00850469
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: Kenneth D Wade
    Registrant: Kenneth D Wade, Mineralwells, WV 26150

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,7103$130,447
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$116,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$131,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$50,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Mineralwells, WV

  • Holiday Inn: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
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