Moundsville, West Virginia

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Population in 2022: 7,829 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.7%
 
Males: 3,635  (46.4%)
Females: 4,194  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

47.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26041.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $45,329 (it was $23,107 in 2000)
Moundsville:

$45,329
WV:

$54,329

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $33,845 (it was $13,997 in 2000)

Moundsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $99,251 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Moundsville:

$99,251
WV:

$155,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $186,128; detached houses: $201,752; mobile homes: $25,707

Median gross rent in 2022: $795.

March 2022 cost of living index in Moundsville: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.2%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for other race residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Moundsville, WV (2022)
    • 7,41593.0%White alone
    • 2112.6%Two or more races
    • 1942.4%Other race alone
    • 1622.0%Hispanic
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 30.04%Asian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Moundsville, West Virginia as of April 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moundsville is 163 to 1.


Crime rates in Moundsville by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.4)
3
(32.5)
3
(32.9)
3
(33.9)
1
(11.3)
5
(57.8)
3
(34.5)
4
(47.5)
8
(96.1)
3
(36.7)
7
(87.1)
2
(25.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(22.2)
5
(53.7)
5
(53.6)
6
(65.0)
2
(21.9)
3
(33.9)
2
(22.6)
3
(34.7)
4
(46.0)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(155.2)
13
(139.5)
36
(385.9)
29
(314.1)
29
(317.6)
14
(158.3)
28
(316.3)
22
(254.5)
19
(218.6)
12
(142.6)
21
(252.3)
18
(220.2)
27
(336.0)
19
(241.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(720.7)
86
(922.9)
114
(1,222)
106
(1,148)
59
(646.2)
50
(565.2)
48
(542.3)
45
(520.6)
41
(471.8)
31
(368.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
209
(2,317)
236
(2,533)
348
(3,730)
432
(4,678)
290
(3,176)
223
(2,521)
241
(2,723)
244
(2,823)
205
(2,359)
173
(2,055)
103
(1,238)
92
(1,125)
108
(1,344)
52
(659.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(88.7)
12
(128.8)
16
(171.5)
13
(140.8)
10
(109.5)
13
(147.0)
12
(135.6)
19
(219.8)
9
(103.6)
8
(95.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(66.5)
5
(53.7)
3
(32.2)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.9)
8
(90.4)
5
(56.5)
3
(34.7)
1
(11.5)
2
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
City-Data.com crime index196.8220.2380.3387.0277.4221.1236.8274.5220.8209.5176.9118.4215.594.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Moundsville, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 20 (16 officers - 16 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
West Virginia average:

1.95
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Ancestries: German (27.8%), American (14.5%), English (13.8%), Irish (8.5%), Polish (3.6%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 692 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 2,662 people per square mile   (average).

Moundsville, West Virginia map

112 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
West Virginia:

1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $924 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $301 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.92 N, Longitude: 80.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,083 (+13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,323 (38.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

Distribution of median household income in Moundsville, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Moundsville, WV in 2022
Moundsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2020: 3 buildings, average cost: $299,900
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $197,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $213,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $221,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Moundsville, WV residents
Average permit cost in Moundsville, WV
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

4.0%
Historical population in Moundsville, WV
Historical housing units in Moundsville, WV
Most common industries in Moundsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Chemicals (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Moundsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Moundsville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Moundsville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 91.3. This is worse than average.

City:

91.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2019 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 4.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.28
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.931. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.931
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 0.00359. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00359
U.S.:

0.00931

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 significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 205.2 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 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 Moundsville center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 239.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Moundsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moundsville topographic map

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 high school in Moundsville:

  • GATEWAY ACHIEVEMENT CENTER (Location: 21 PARK STREET, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Moundsville:

Private elementary/middle school in Moundsville:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 600 JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: KG-2)
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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Moundsville:

Marital status in Moundsville, WV
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Moundsville:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
West Virginia average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Moundsville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moundsville, WV (based on Marshall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,54136
Catholic4,0406
Evangelical Protestant2,72226
Other1,7434
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox221
None18,921-
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: 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
Here:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marshall County:

11.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Moundsville:

45.4%
State:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Moundsville:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moundsville:

21.0%
West Virginia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.9%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

30.3%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

57.9%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Moundsville:

75.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moundsville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 29$108,412$44,8600$0
Water Supply 17$57,828$40,8201$775
Police Protection - Officers 16$74,960$56,2200$0
Streets and Highways 13$41,527$38,3330$0
Solid Waste Management 7$21,554$36,9501$326
Financial Administration 6$20,059$40,1180$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,044$28,9063$2,037
Firefighters 4$18,199$54,5970$0
Police - Other 4$12,723$38,1690$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,884$59,5360$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,976$35,85618$10,629
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$2,841
Totals for Government 106$388,167$43,94326$16,607

Moundsville government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,089,000 ($394.56)
    Sewerage: $2,089,000 ($266.83)
    Central Staff Services: $2,017,000 ($257.63)
    Regular Highways: $1,891,000 ($241.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,640,000 ($209.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,175,000 ($150.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $956,000 ($122.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $143,000 ($18.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $496,000 ($63.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $537,000 ($68.59)

Moundsville government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,887,000 ($368.76)
    Sewerage: $2,580,000 ($329.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $157,000 ($20.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($15.46)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,128,000 ($399.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,483,000 ($189.42)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($2.30)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,488,000 ($317.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,930,000 ($246.52)
    Property: $892,000 ($113.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $389,000 ($49.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $332,000 ($42.41)
    Other License: $62,000 ($7.92)

Moundsville government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,660,000 ($2000.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,305,000 ($1954.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $906,000 ($115.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $551,000 ($70.38)

Moundsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,387,000 ($943.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,682,000 ($470.30)
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

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)
Moundsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Moundsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • $8,132,000Total costs
  • 118,135Total average daily traffic
  • 7,893Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Moundsville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Moundsville, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2374B, N2374B, N-2374B, Serial Number: 3674, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David N Board, Po Box 414, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: DART ROBERT G DART SPECIAL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27128, N27128, N-27128, Serial Number: 2005-2, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Mark T Hunt, 202 Simmons Dr, 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, N50431, N-50431, Serial Number: 15069298, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Susan W Board, 901 Kull Ln, 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, N782DE, N-782DE, Serial Number: 31-224, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Susan W Board, 901 Kull Ln, Moundsville, WV 26041
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 948DB, N948DB, N-948DB, Serial Number: 22-7600, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David N Board, Po Box 414, 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, N8681B, N-8681B, Serial Number: 36381, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David N Board, Po Box 4141, Moundsville, WV 26041, Other Owners: Gustavo E Boblado
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/29/2018

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 in Moundsville, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Moundsville, WV - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 82. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2014, and the least - 34 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Moundsville, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.1%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Moundsville, WV
    • 78860.1%Structure Fires
    • 32324.6%Outside Fires
    • 15511.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 463.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moundsville, WV

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

  • Moundsville Plaza Motel, 1400 Lafayette Ave, Moundsville, West Virginia 26041 , Phone: (304) 845-9650, Fax: (304) 845-9652
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 8 Walmart Dr, Moundsville, West Virginia 26041 , Phone: (304) 810-4000, Fax: (304) 810-4166
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moundsville, West Virginia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Moundsville, WV
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Moundsville, WV
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Moundsville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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