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Population in 2010: 1,950. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 1,076  (55.2%)
Females: 874  (44.8%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26150.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,142 (it was $42,083 in 2000)
Mineralwells:

$68,142
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,199

Mineralwells CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,923 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Mineralwells:

$149,923
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,712; Detached houses: $135,511; Mobile homes: $20,715

Median gross rent in 2012: $810.

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  • White alone - 1,875 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineralwells: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), United States (23.8%), Irish (10.5%), English (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 666 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Mineralwells:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineralwells CDP:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.9%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mineralwells, West Virginia as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mineralwells to the number of sex offenders is 1,950 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $727 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $680 (0.6%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Average climate in Mineralwells, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Mineralwells-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 45% 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 significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Mineralwells, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineralwells:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 6 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,736)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)
  • Hocking College (about 43 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • West Virginia State University (about 57 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Marshall University (about 73 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Fairmont State University (about 76 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,770)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 79 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.2. This is worse than average.
City:

39.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/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.:

22.9
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.85. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.85
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineralwells, WV

Mineralwells compared to West Virginia state average:

Mineralwells, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mineralwells travel time to work - commute


Mineralwells mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.29%
Here45.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents26.7%26.5%11.2%8.5%5.5%
Congregations37.2%14.7%2.6%13.5%2.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%3.0%2.5%2.3%10.7%
Congregations2.6%1.3%3.2%1.9%20.5%
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: 15
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
West Virginia:

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

15.3%
State:

13.1%

4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Wood County:

0.03%
West Virginia average:

0.06%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, OH  0.86% ($27,871 average AGI)
from Ritchie County, WV  0.22% ($22,479)
from Wirt County, WV  0.17% ($23,204)


4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, OH  0.79% ($29,657 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.15% ($29,063)
to Ritchie County, WV  0.15% ($24,149)

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: 39.18009167, Lon: -81.53400833, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 2010 01:40 AM, Sr-14, Lat: 39.19331667, Lon: -81.53619167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 18, 2010 05:22 PM, 21, Lat: 39.164075, Lon: -81.53722222, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4
Dec 1, 2006 11:40 PM, I-77, Lat: 39.198908, Lon: -81.525606, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 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

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Businesses in Mineralwells, WV

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

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