Montgomery, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,549 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 753  (48.6%)
Females: 796  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

30.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25136.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,751 (it was $20,606 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$25,751
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,515 (it was $12,663 in 2000)

Montgomery city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,726 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$97,726
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,437; detached houses: $149,741; townhouses or other attached units: $129,048; in 2-unit structures: $159,186; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,298; mobile homes: $57,471

Median gross rent in 2017: $417.

March 2019 cost of living index in Montgomery: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.9%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Montgomery, WV (2017)
    • 1,18265.6%White alone
    • 43624.2%Black alone
    • 1146.3%Two or more races
    • 1106.1%Other race alone
    • 563.1%Hispanic
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Montgomery, West Virginia as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montgomery is 227 to 1.


Crime rates in Montgomery by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.1)
2
(104.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.2)
1
(51.9)
1
(52.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(345.7)
17
(836.6)
10
(519.5)
5
(260.6)
11
(572.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(2,025)
31
(1,526)
33
(1,714)
57
(2,970)
35
(1,823)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(49.4)
1
(49.2)
5
(259.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(104.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)109.1148.1136.1163.1152.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (10.7%), Italian (10.4%), English (8.5%), German (5.9%), Irish (5.0%), 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: 987 people per square mile   (low).

Montgomery, West Virginia map

100 residents are foreign born (4.2% Asia, 2.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

5.7%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $536 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $780 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 81.33 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Montgomery, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Montgomery, WV in 2017

Property values in Montgomery, WV

Montgomery satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Montgomery, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Montgomery, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

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

Montgomery, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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

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 (Full-time 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Montgomery:

Marital status in Montgomery, WV
  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

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): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Montgomery
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montgomery, WV (based on Kanawha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Kanawha 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.
State:

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

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kanawha County:

29.6%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
West Virginia:

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

Montgomery government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $489,000 ($315.69)
    Sewerage: $445,000 ($287.28)
    Central Staff Services: $307,000 ($198.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($125.89)
    Regular Highways: $148,000 ($95.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($37.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($31.63)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($83.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $26,000 ($16.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $563,000 ($363.46)

Montgomery government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $590,000 ($380.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $214,000 ($138.15)
    Other: $51,000 ($32.92)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($9.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($3.87)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($3.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($20.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($5.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($3.87)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($9.68)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($6.46)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $487,000 ($314.40)
    Property: $176,000 ($113.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($51.00)
    Other: $28,000 ($18.08)
    Other License: $20,000 ($12.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $20,000 ($12.91)

Montgomery government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,861,000 ($1201.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,802,000 ($1163.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($38.09)

Montgomery government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $218,000 ($140.74)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Putnam County, WV  0.69% ($44,780 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.24% ($30,903)
from Fayette County, WV  0.16% ($34,483)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($49,738 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($37,543)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,532)
Businesses in Montgomery, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Dairy Queen1
CVS1FedEx1
Chevrolet1

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:

Aug 17, 2002 09:00 AM, Sr-61, Lat: 38.176579, Lon: -81.310097, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 24, 1979 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.0mTotal length
  • $14,399,000Total costs
  • 111,931Total average daily traffic
  • 7,436Total average daily truck traffic
  • 131,768Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Montgomery, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 10/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2013, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2013, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 03/02/2020, Certifier: Robert Mccann, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2010, Expiration Date: 03/31/2020, Certifier: Beverly J Harris, Registrant: Two-Way Radio, Inc., Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2007, Expiration Date: 11/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2018, Registrant: American Water, 1025 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Phone: (304) 340-2043, 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 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • WV019B001, 1 Mi S (Lat: 38.165583 Lon: -81.315750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WRDG954, Licensee ID: L01609726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/26/2029, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: 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:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2018, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Montgomery, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (72.4%), and Outside Fires (15.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Montgomery, WV
    • 23172.4%Structure Fires
    • 4915.4%Outside Fires
    • 206.3%Other
    • 196.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montgomery, WV
  • 71.6%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montgomery, WV
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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