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Population in 2012: 318 (67% urban, 33% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 

Males: 130  (41.2%)
Females: 188  (58.8%)

Median resident age:  50.2 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,052 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Mitchell Heights:

$60,052
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $40,673

Mitchell Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,217 (it was $128,600 in 2000)
Mitchell Heights:

$172,217
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $180,933; Detached houses: $180,933

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Mitchell Heights races chart
  • White alone - 315 (97.5%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mitchell Heights: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.0%), United States (19.7%), German (11.1%), English (10.0%), Dutch (3.0%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mitchell Heights:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell Heights town:

  • Never married: 11.5%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

18 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia).

This town:  4.9%
West Virginia:  1.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $683 (0.4%)

Mitchell Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (36.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (137.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (395.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Henlawson, WV (0.7 miles ), West Logan, WV (1.6 miles ), Logan, WV (2.0 miles ), Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV (2.2 miles ), Stollings, WV (2.2 miles ), Chapmanville, WV (2.2 miles ), McConnell, WV (2.4 miles ), Verdunville, WV (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.91 N, Longitude: 81.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Mitchell Heights household income distribution Mitchell Heights home values distribution

Crime rates in Mitchell Heights (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime rates in Mitchell Heights (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.62
West Virginia average:

1.85
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Registered nurses (12%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 64.2 miles away from the Mitchell Heights town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell Heights-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from Mitchell Heights center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from Mitchell Heights center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mitchell Heights topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Mitchell Heights:

  • GUYAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; LOGAN, WV)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF LOGAN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOGAN, WV)
  • MAN APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; MAN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell Heights:

  • West Virginia State University (about 35 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,062)
  • Marshall University (about 44 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Mountain State University (about 45 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Concord University (about 63 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Shawnee State University (about 80 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)

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Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.6%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mitchell Heights, WV

Mitchell Heights compared to West Virginia state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mitchell Heights travel time to work - commute


Mitchell Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (41%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mitchell Heights town (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.29%
Here24.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents24.4%23.8%9.3%7.4%6.1%
Congregations37.4%17.2%10.1%7.1%4.0%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.8%4.8%4.8%3.1%10.4%
Congregations2.0%2.0%8.1%1.0%11.1%
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: 13
Logan County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Logan County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Logan County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

35.4%
West Virginia:

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

18.4%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,473$29,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,872$34,4640$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,722
Totals for Government 2$5,345$32,0701$1,722


3.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mingo County, WV  0.42% ($41,574 average AGI)
from Boone County, WV  0.33% ($33,865)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.30% ($19,394)


4.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,525 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Boone County, WV  0.59% ($35,803 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.58% ($33,875)
to Mingo County, WV  0.31% ($36,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mitchell Heights:

  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mitchell Heights:

  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • W220BK (91.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mitchell Heights:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)


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