Moundsville, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 8,887 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 4,371  (49.2%)
Females: 4,516  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26041.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,524 (it was $23,107 in 2000)
Moundsville:

$33,524
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,404 (it was $13,997 in 2000)

Moundsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,048 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Moundsville:

$76,048
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $126,716; Detached houses: $137,296; Mobile homes: $20,335

Median gross rent in 2012: $436.

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Moundsville races chart
  • White alone - 8,816 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 149 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 122 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 103 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moundsville: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.6%), Irish (18.0%), English (10.4%), United States (8.2%), Polish (5.6%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 692 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 3,021 people per square mile   (average).

Moundsville,WV real estate house value index trend

Moundsville, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Moundsville:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moundsville city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

130 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Moundsville, West Virginia as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Moundsville to the number of sex offenders is 229 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $551 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $335 (0.5%)

Moundsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (54.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (296.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Glen Dale, WV (1.4 miles ), Shadyside, OH (1.9 miles ), McMechen, WV (2.1 miles ), Powhatan Point, OH (2.3 miles ), Benwood, WV (2.5 miles ), Bellaire, OH (2.6 miles ), Neffs, OH (2.9 miles ), Bethlehem, WV (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,622 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,518 (39.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Moundsville household income distribution Moundsville home values distribution

Crime rates in Moundsville by Year
Type 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011
Murders 0100001
per 100,000 0.010.30.00.00.00.010.7
Rapes 1254012
per 100,000 10.220.652.242.60.011.121.4
Robberies 2123425
per 100,000 20.410.320.932.043.722.253.6
Assaults 491210211436
per 100,000 40.892.8125.3106.6229.6155.2385.9
Burglaries 227251556965114
per 100,000 224.3742.0532.6586.0754.5720.71221.9
Thefts 108180140156266209347
per 100,000 1100.91855.11462.11662.22908.72317.33719.2
Auto thefts 917161317816
per 100,000 91.7175.2167.1138.5185.988.7171.5
Arson 3249663
per 100,000 30.620.641.895.965.666.532.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.5) 87.6194.7178.4179.7238.0192.7371.9

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

Crime rate in Moundsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,015 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Moundsville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moundsville-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Moundsville city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 43.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moundsville-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from Moundsville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.8 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 208.7 miles away from Moundsville center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 196.4 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 Marshall County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moundsville topographic map

Birthplace of: Arch A. Moore, Jr. - Politician, Devala Gorrick - Soccer player, Ed Pastilong - Football player and coach, Ralph Tasker - Basketball coache, Steven C. Wade - Video game designer, Dick Daugherty - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Moundsville:

  • REM-WV, INC., MOUNDSVILLE (115 ARLINGTON AVENUE)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF SE OHIO INC (1601 SECOND STREET)
  • MOUND VIEW HEALTH CARE (2200 FLORAL STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Moundsville:

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Amtrak station near Moundsville:

  • 11 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moundsville:

  • West Liberty University (about 19 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Waynesburg University (about 30 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 33 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Fairmont State University (about 44 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • West Virginia University (about 47 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 47 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moundsville:

Private elementary/middle school in Moundsville:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 600 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Moundsville

Library in Moundsville:

  • MOUNDSVILLE-MARSHALL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $509,956; Location: 700 FIFTH STREET; 85,156 books; 1,210 audio materials; 3,300 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Moundsville: Moundsville Boat Club (A), Miracle Valley Regional Library System Headquarters (B), Marshall County Senior Citizens Center (C), Delf Norona Museum (D), Marshall County Courthouse (E), Moundsville Volunteer Fire Department (F), Northern Regional Jail (G), Tri State Ambulance Incorporated (H), Moundsville Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Lafayette Shopping Center (1), Moundsville Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (2), Moundsville Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moundsville include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Simpson United Methodist Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church (C), Moundsville City Church of Christ (D), Moundsville Christian Assembly of God Church (E), Messiah Lutheran Church (F), House of Prayer (G), Bethel Christian Fellowship Church (H), United Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: First Street Cemetery (1), Mount Rose Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Parrs Run (A), Grave Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Moundsville include: East End Park (1), Riverside Park (2), Valley Fork City Park (3), Methodist Park (4), Marshall County Fairgrounds (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ohio Valley Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 212 Morton Avenue), Moundsville Economic Development Council (818 Jefferson Avenue), Penitentiary Tours (818 Jefferson Avenue), Iskcon (Tours & Charters; McCreary Rdg), Radha Vrndavana Candra Temple (Tours & Charters; McCreary Rdg).

Hotels: Guest House (1400 Lafayette Avenue), Four Seasons Pool (300 Mulberry Avenue), Mound Motel (2214 Moundsville).

Courts: Marshall County - Magistrate Court (509 6th Street), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Reporter Part 2 (Courthouse), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Reporter Part 1 (Courthouse), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Probation Ofc (509 6th Street), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Adult Probation Ofc (Courthouse), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Clerk Of Circuit Courts (Courthouse), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Part 1 (Courthouse), Marshall County - Magistrate Court- Court Clerk (509 6th Street), Marshall County - Circuit Court- Part 2 (Courthouse).

Marshall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.7. This is about average.

City:

77.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.432. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.432
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moundsville and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNDSVILLE (Address: 819 LAFAYETTE AVENUE , Population served: 11,999, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
MARSHALL COUNTY PSD 3 (Address: 7088 FAIRMONT PIKE ROAD , Population served: 2,275, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2010 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2010 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ISKCON - NEW VRINDABAN (Address: 688 McCREARY RIDGE , Population served: 184, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-29-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2007)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
RAIN CII CARBON, L.L.C. (Address: 3 ENERGY ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.4% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Moundsville in 2010:

  • 252 people in state prisons
  • 159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Moundsville in 2000:

  • 355 people in state prisons
  • 155 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Moundsville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Moundsville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Moundsville (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Moundsville Main Branch at 414 Jefferson Avenue, branch established on 1903/04/20; Lafayette Avenue Branch at 700 Lafayette Avenue, branch established on 1980/09/19. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Progressive Bank, National Association: Moundsville - Main St Branch at 809 Lafayette Avenue, branch established on 2001/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $293.0 mil, Deposits: $239.3 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Moundsville Branch at 504-506 Tenth Street, branch established on 1999/10/04. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • United Bank: Moundsville Branch at 621 Seventh Street, branch established on 1896/01/01. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moundsville, West Virginia:

  • Moundsville Plaza Motel, 1400 Lafayette Ave, Moundsville, WV 26041 , Phone: (304) 845-9650, Fax: (304) 845-9652
  • Grandview Park, Rd 4, Moundsville, WV 26041 , Phone: (304) 845-9810
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moundsville, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moundsville city (based on Marshall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.61%
Here: 48.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ
Adherents31.7%20.3%13.0%8.0%5.5%
Congregations8.2%27.4%8.2%4.1%9.6%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA) General Conference Churches of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.6%3.2%2.4%1.6%9.6%
Congregations2.7%8.2%1.4%2.7%27.4%
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: 12
Marshall County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marshall County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Marshall County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

30.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.0%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$11,676$28,0220$0
Other Government Administration 5$15,201$36,4820$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$68,652$45,7680$0
Police - Other 3$9,087$36,3484$3,455
Firefighters 5$16,709$40,1020$0
Streets and Highways 10$22,671$27,2051$1,181
Solid Waste Management 8$19,334$29,0010$0
Sewerage 11$32,515$35,4716$450
Parks and Recreation 2$5,179$31,07423$12,835
Other and Unallocable 2$3,119$18,7141$522
Totals for Government 69$204,143$35,50335$18,443

Moundsville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,255,000 ($478.79)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,482,000 ($166.76)
    Police Protection: $1,269,000 ($142.79)
    Regular Highways: $931,000 ($104.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $745,000 ($83.83)
    Water Utilities: $740,000 ($83.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $686,000 ($77.19)
    Financial Administration: $497,000 ($55.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000 ($51.20)
    General Public Buildings: $414,000 ($46.58)
    Central Staff Services: $213,000 ($23.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000 ($6.64)
    Libraries: $33,000 ($3.71)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($6.30)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($6.19)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $355,000 ($39.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $382,000 ($42.98)

Moundsville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,349,000 ($151.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $947,000 ($106.56)
    All Other: $865,000 ($97.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($1.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($3.38)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $827,000 ($93.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $540,000 ($60.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($13.62)
    Rents: $82,000 ($9.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($0.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $743,000 ($83.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $568,000 ($63.91)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($4.84)
    All Other: $9,000 ($1.01)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,794,000 ($201.87)
    Property: $541,000 ($60.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $284,000 ($31.96)
    Other License: $74,000 ($8.33)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $35,000 ($3.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.56)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.11)

Moundsville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,098,000 ($1923.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,855,000 ($1671.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,886,000 ($437.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,643,000 ($184.88)

Moundsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,843,000 ($995.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,272,000 ($255.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,552,000 ($1074.83)

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ohio County, WV  1.21% ($34,876 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.51% ($26,000)
from Wetzel County, WV  0.18% ($39,952)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ohio County, WV  1.17% ($33,163 average AGI)
to Belmont County, OH  0.63% ($29,132)
to Wetzel County, WV  0.25% ($41,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moundsville:

  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moundsville:

  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Moundsville:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Moundsville, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Moundsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 171 meters (561ft)
Total costs: $10,255,000
Total average daily traffic: 121,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,718

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Moundsville, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Moundsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Moundsville, WV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moundsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1167V , Serial Number: R1722131, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1976
    Registrant (Individual): David N Board, Kull Lane Rd 2 Box 322a, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1540Z , Serial Number: 10257, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Susan W Board, Rd 2 Box 322a, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50431 , Serial Number: 15069298, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Susan W Board, Rd 2 Box 322a, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5293Q , Serial Number: 15073193, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Mark T Hunt, 202 Simmons Dr, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: EAA BIPLANE 0 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 59191 , Serial Number: 20, Year manufactured: 1994
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene N Beck, 2906 Glenwood Ave, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31-310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 782DE , Serial Number: 31-224, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Susan W Board, Rr 2 Box 322a, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8681B , Serial Number: 36381, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David N Board, Po Box 4141, Moundsville, WV 26041, Other Owners: Gustavo E Boblado

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$76,0008$73,37523$76,5655$59,0005$64,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$43,5001$23,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$86,0002$27,00013$88,8465$19,4004$44,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$52,0000$09$97,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$45,0000$01$30,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,0001$66,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Moundsville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moundsville, WV
Most common first names in Moundsville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles21574.3 years
John21074.3 years
Mary19578.2 years
William18274.7 years
James15170.7 years
Robert12469.3 years
George11575.2 years
Joseph8872.2 years
Helen8779.6 years
Margaret7375.6 years
Most common last names in Moundsville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crow7275.0 years
Yoho6776.5 years
Baker5775.4 years
Blake5772.7 years
Smith5577.9 years
Miller5277.2 years
Wilson5177.9 years
Williams4777.1 years
Richmond4676.0 years
Hall4272.6 years
Businesses in Moundsville, WV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2The Room Place1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Vans1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1
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