Montgomery, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 1,607 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 
Males: 777  (48.4%)
Females: 830  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 25136.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,316 (it was $20,606 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$21,316
WV:

$43,385

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,551 (it was $12,663 in 2000)

Montgomery city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,556 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$93,556
WV:

$117,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $164,042; Detached houses: $179,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,266; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $192,165; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $60,305; Mobile homes: $60,125

Median gross rent in 2016: $440.

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  • Races in Montgomery, WV (2016)

    Montgomery races chart
    • 1,19265.6%White alone
    • 42023.1%Black alone
    • 1196.6%Two or more races
    • 663.6%Hispanic
    • 553.0%Other race alone
    • 80.4%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (10.0%), Italian (9.7%), English (7.7%), German (5.4%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/01/1891

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,024 people per square mile   (low).

Montgomery,WV real estate house value index trend

Montgomery, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Montgomery:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 43.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montgomery city:

  • Never married: 45.7%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

98 residents are foreign born (4.1% Asia, 2.8% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This city:

5.5%
West Virginia:

1.6%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Montgomery, West Virginia as of March 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Montgomery to the number of sex offenders is 259 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $553 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $801 (0.9%)

Montgomery satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (20.4 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (153.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Smithers, WV (1.1 miles ), Handley, WV (1.4 miles ), Boomer, WV (1.7 miles ), Kimberly, WV (1.8 miles ), Mount Carbon, WV (1.9 miles ), Pratt, WV (1.9 miles ), Deep Water, WV (2.2 miles ), Powellton, WV (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $38,100
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $38,100
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 81.33 W

Area code: 304

Montgomery household income distribution Montgomery home values distribution

Property values in Montgomery, WV


Crime rates in Montgomery by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0101012
per 100,000 0.050.40.049.20.052.1104.2
Assaults 1201110
per 100,000 49.7100.70.049.251.952.10.0
Burglaries 9971710511
per 100,000 447.3453.2345.7836.6519.5260.6572.9
Theft 46474131335735
per 100,000 2,286.32,366.62,024.71,525.61,714.32,970.31,822.9
Auto thefts 3211502
per 100,000 149.1100.749.449.2259.70.0104.2
Arson 1000100
per 100,000 49.70.00.00.051.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.3) 150.5176.6109.1148.1136.1163.1152.6

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

Crime rate in Montgomery detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
West Virginia average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -489 (-20.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Montgomery, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Montgomery, West Virginia average temperatures Montgomery, West Virginia average precipitation Montgomery, West Virginia humidity Montgomery, West Virginia wind speed Montgomery, West Virginia snowfall Montgomery, West Virginia sunshine Montgomery, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery-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 142.2 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 234.3 miles away from Montgomery center
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 75.2 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 138.8 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 79.2 miles away from Montgomery center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 236.9 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 Kanawha County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montgomery topographic map

Birthplace of: Carmel Bernon Harvey, Jr. - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Mike Barrett (basketball player) - Basketball player, Chuck Kinder - Novelist, Kelvin Kinney - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Montgomery:

  • MONTGOMERY GENERAL HOSPITAL, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 401 SIXTH AVENUE, FAYETTE COUNTY)
  • MONTGOMERY GEN. ELDERLY CARE (501 ADAMS STREET)
  • MONTGOMERY GENERAL HOSP., D/P (WASHINGTON STREET AND 6TH AVENUE)

Amtrak station:

MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Montgomery:

  • West Virginia University Institute of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 942; Location: 405 Fayette Pike; Public; Website: www.wvutech.edu)
  • Bridgemont Community and Technical College (FT enrollment: 587; Location: 619 2nd Avenue; Public; Website: www.bridgemont.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montgomery:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 28 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 56 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Marshall University (about 63 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 73 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 75 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • New River Community College (about 82 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)

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Notable locations in Montgomery: Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Montgomery (A), Montgomery Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Morris Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.4. This is better than average.

City:

60.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.61
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00355. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00355
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.9%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
331 people in college/university student housing in 2010
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Montgomery in 2000:

  • 372 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 60 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in institutions for the blind

Montgomery, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Montgomery (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Montgomery Branch at 4th Ave. & Washington, branch established on 1910/04/27. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • United Bank: Montgomery Branch at 200 Fourth Street, branch established on 1901/01/19. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
West Virginia average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Montgomery city (based on Kanawha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
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: 47
Kanawha County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Kanawha County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kanawha County:

29.6%
West Virginia:

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

12.0%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Montgomery:

47.4%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Montgomery:

9.4%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montgomery:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

28.2%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montgomery, WV Residents
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 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 1$3,055$36,66011$3,050
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,824$37,6485$6,572
Police - Other 1$3,018$36,2160$0
Firefighters 1$2,241$26,8921$500
Solid Waste Management 4$8,549$25,6470$0
Totals for Government 13$35,687$32,94219$10,922

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

0.02%
West Virginia average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Putnam County, WV  0.67% ($34,084 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.20% ($28,007)
from Fayette County, WV  0.15% ($25,781)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($169 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

0.02%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($40,643 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.21% ($33,184)
to Jackson County, WV  0.13% ($41,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montgomery:

  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montgomery:

  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Montgomery:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Montgomery fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 1996 11:03 PM, 61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 9, 1991 11:07 AM, Third Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1983 00:45 AM, 61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 24, 1979 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 11, 1977 03:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 199m653ftTotal length
  • $14,584,000Total costs
  • 89,490Total average daily traffic
  • 6,691Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 81950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Montgomery, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Montgomery)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Maintenance Building 1 St Avenue (Lat: 38.180111 Lon: -81.327889), Call Sign: KNAO317, Licensee ID: L00090893
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.805 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011Registrant: State Of West Virginia, 405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136, Phone: (304) 442-3104
  • Bridge St Lift Sta 5th St At Bridge (Lat: 38.194000 Lon: -81.317333), Call Sign: WNMS685
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 10/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2013Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • 216 Main St (Lat: 38.184833 Lon: -81.330389), Call Sign: WYC704
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.145 MHz, 155.745 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023Registrant: Kanawha County Metro 911, 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, WV 25309-8627, Phone: (304) 746-7911, Fax: (304) 746-7914, Email:
  • 2 Mi E (Lat: 38.163167 Lon: -81.290667), Structure height: 27 m, Call Sign: WNUH816
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2013Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:
  • Lat: 38.182500 Lon: -81.324694, Call Sign: WQLL553
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.112 MHz, 452.312 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2020, Certifier: Robert MccannRegistrant: Two-Way Radio, Inc., Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:
  • Lat: 38.179722 Lon: -81.327778, Call Sign: WQLQ684
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.187 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.062 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2010, Expiration Date: 03/31/2020, Certifier: Beverly J HarrisRegistrant: Two-Way Radio, Inc., Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 148 6th Ave (Lat: 38.182861 Lon: -81.320944), Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WNTP887
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.756 MHz, 928.756 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2007, Expiration Date: 11/09/2017Registrant: American Water, 1025 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Phone: (856) 346-8200, Fax: (856) 346-8372, Email:
  • MONTGOMERY, 646 Montgomery Tower Road (Lat: 38.165583 Lon: -81.315750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQOV555
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.3 Miles West Of Boomer On Route 60, 2.5 Miles Ese Of (Lat: 38.165917 Lon: -81.289250), Call Sign: KUS223
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Ste 250, Washington, DC 20007-2280, Phone: (202) 223-3772, Fax: (202) 315-3587, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montgomery)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Montgomery

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montgomery, WV
Most common first names in Montgomery, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5570.5 years
Mary4579.4 years
John3970.9 years
William3571.9 years
Charles2873.8 years
Thomas2270.2 years
Robert2169.5 years
Elizabeth1681.6 years
Virginia1578.7 years
Margaret1478.4 years
Most common last names in Montgomery, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2674.7 years
Brown2177.6 years
Jones1469.6 years
Johnson1377.5 years
Huddleston1275.9 years
Jackson1071.4 years
Mitchell974.0 years
Miller972.2 years
Williams971.9 years
King972.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
Businesses in Montgomery, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Dairy Queen1
CVS1FedEx1
Chevrolet1

Montgomery compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Montgomery on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Vinai Dumrongkietiman (1)
  • Natanel Eisenberg (1)
  • Yinghua Zhu (1)
  • Norm Mortensen (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2019.