Mount Hope, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 1,274 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 592  (46.5%)
Females: 682  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25917.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,401 (it was $18,375 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$24,401
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,858 (it was $11,147 in 2000)

Mount Hope city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $70,426 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$70,426
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $93,550; detached houses: $89,603; mobile homes: $124,831

Median gross rent in 2019: $268.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Hope: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.3%
(28.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mount Hope, WV (2019)
    • 83286.1%White alone
    • 11912.3%Black alone
    • 111.1%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Mount Hope, West Virginia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Hope is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Hope by year

Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.2)
1
(73.5)
1
(72.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(216.6)
2
(147.0)
1
(72.9)
2
(149.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(918.1)
11
(785.7)
4
(286.1)
6
(433.2)
2
(147.0)
4
(291.8)
4
(298.3)
2
(154.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(776.8)
17
(1,214)
4
(286.1)
9
(649.8)
5
(367.4)
11
(802.3)
15
(1,119)
8
(616.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(141.2)
1
(71.4)
1
(71.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(220.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index106.6145.037.2121.394.089.095.535.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Hope, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (32.5%), Irish (9.1%), English (8.2%), Polish (6.6%), German (6.2%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 979 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Hope, West Virginia map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $788 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $392 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (40.5 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (145.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (355.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bradley, WV (1.5 miles ),
Glen Jean, WV (1.6 miles ),
Piney View, WV (1.8 miles ),
Hilltop, WV (1.9 miles ),
Scarbro, WV (2.0 miles ),
Prosperity, WV (2.1 miles ),
Stanaford, WV (2.2 miles ),
Pax, WV (2.3 miles)

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 81.17 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Mount Hope, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mount Hope, WV in 2019
Mount Hope satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Hope, WV residents
Average permit cost in Mount Hope, WV
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Mount Hope, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mount Hope, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Mount Hope, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mount Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 13% 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 176.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Mount Hope 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 152.7 miles away from Mount Hope 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 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 67.5 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 252.3 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 Fayette County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Hope topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Hope:

  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • PINE LODGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)

Amtrak stations near Mount Hope:

  • 7 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 7 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Mount Hope:

  • Appalachian Bible College (Full-time enrollment: 255; Location: 161 College Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.abc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Hope:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 8 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 34 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 47 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community College (about 61 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 62 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 63 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 65 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Hope:

  • MOUNT HOPE ELEMENTARY (Students: 230, Location: 408 LINCOLN STREET, Grades: PK-5)
  • BRADLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 210 BRADLEY SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Hope: Price Hill Junction (A), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Mount Hope (B), Mount Hope Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Hope include: First Baptist Church (A), Kilsyth Baptist Church (B), Mount Hope Baptist Church (C), Mount Hope Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sugar Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Aladdin's Castle (Arcades & Amusements; 5475 Robert C Byrd Dr).

Hotel: Ramada Beckley Area (127 Ontario Drive).

Birthplace of: Fred Bailey - Major League Baseball outfielder.

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MOUNT HOPE WATER (Population served: 1,955, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Mount Hope (2011 data):

  • Bank of Mount Hope, Inc.: Bank Of Mount Hope, Inc. at 602 Main Street, branch established on 1914/08/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.6 mil, Deposits: $97.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mount Hope Bankshares, Inc.
  • United Bank: Crossroads Mall Branch at 84 Crossroads Mall, branch established on 1981/05/06. 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 Mount Hope:

Marital status in Mount Hope, WV
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Hope:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 55.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mount Hope
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Hope, WV (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,33566
Evangelical Protestant5,90463
Catholic1,5933
Black Protestant2312
Other222
None30,954-
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: 16
Fayette County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Fayette County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Fayette County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.2%
State:

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

7.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Hope:

25.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Hope:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Mount Hope:

50.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Hope, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 6$16,081$32,1622$2,101
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,719$32,9263$1,508
Financial Administration 2$5,488$32,9280$0
Sewerage 2$5,026$30,1560$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,805$40,8300$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,568$30,8166$289
Judicial and Legal 1$1,935$23,2200$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$182
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$296
Totals for Government 19$51,622$32,60313$4,376

Mount Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $987,000 ($774.73)
    Sewerage: $611,000 ($479.59)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($21.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($10.20)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $660,000 ($518.05)
    Water Utilities: $543,000 ($426.22)
    Police Protection: $252,000 ($197.80)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($76.14)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($29.83)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($13.34)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($12.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($7.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($7.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($6.28)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($3.92)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($1.57)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.57)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $59,000 ($46.31)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($22.76)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $685,000 ($537.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($28.26)

Mount Hope government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $447,000 ($350.86)
    Other: $9,000 ($7.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($10.20)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($7.85)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($3.92)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($3.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($3.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $184,000 ($144.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000 ($33.75)
    Rents: $11,000 ($8.63)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($3.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $579,000 ($454.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $153,000 ($120.09)
  • Tax - Property: $183,000 ($143.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($29.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($15.70)
    Other License: $18,000 ($14.13)
    Amusements Sales: $16,000 ($12.56)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $2,000 ($1.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($0.78)

Mount Hope government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $891,000 ($699.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $785,000 ($616.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,000 ($83.20)

Mount Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $243,000 ($190.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $296,000 ($232.34)

4.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.02% ($35,048 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.67% ($32,531)
from Nicholas County, WV  0.33% ($31,277)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Raleigh County, WV  1.28% ($26,038 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.80% ($34,483)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.25% ($26,389)
Businesses in Mount Hope, WV
NameCountNameCount
Bath & Body Works1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Chick-Fil-A1Spencer Gifts1
Days Inn1Subaru1
Deb1True Value1
Finish Line1U.S. Cellular1
GNC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Hope:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • Mount Hope, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2392
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3568
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons780
  • Fatalities2641
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents5817
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents208
See more detailed statistics of Mount Hope fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.4mTotal length
  • $1,069,000Total costs
  • 58,488Total average daily traffic
  • 6,273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,837Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Hope, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Hope, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • .5 Mi E Of Main St (Lat: 37.972500 Lon: -81.085833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPUA503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/23/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey K Newman, Registrant: Two-Way Radio Inc, 435 Mussers Mill Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382, Phone: (276) 228-2791, Fax: (276) 228-5053, Email:
  • 0.75 Miles East Of Us Route 19 (Lat: 37.914500 Lon: -81.152389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WQRM394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.057 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 06/18/2023, Certifier: Julie Green, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Us Rte 19 @ Maple Fork Rd, 1.58 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.887056 Lon: -81.193694), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPNC384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.350 MHz, 946.650 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/1998, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Phone: (304) 877-5592
  • 609 Main St (Lat: 37.892889 Lon: -81.168417), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPNN744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.375 MHz, 951.625 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/1998, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Phone: (604) 877-5592
  • MT. HOPE, Tract No.3 Forest Hills Subdivision Fayette Co. Near Mt. Hope Wv (Lat: 37.904306 Lon: -81.167306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.4 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WPST529,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6590.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/31/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street,N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PAX, 140 Mayapple Lane (Lat: 37.878861 Lon: -81.256556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.8 m, Overall height: 94.2 m, Call Sign: WQOW696,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, 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:
  • BE302, 267 Little Valley Road (Lat: 37.840167 Lon: -81.241528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQRA568,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 04/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • Mount Hope, Tract No.3 Forest Hills Subdivision Fayette Co. Near Mt. Hope Wv (Lat: 37.904306 Lon: -81.167306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 87.5 m, Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: WQSW773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23135.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2013, Expiration Date: 11/29/2023, 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:
  • 609 Main St (Lat: 37.892889 Lon: -81.168417), Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WGV647, Licensee ID: L00013516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/1981, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Registrant: West Virginia Broadcasting, Inc., P.O. Box 1127, Beckley, WV 25801

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Hope)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECHCRAFT CORP G36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-B (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61EU , Serial Number: E-4061, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 03/08/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Beckley Flying Service, 870 N Sandbranch Rd, Mount Hope, WV 25880

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Hope, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.0%), and Outside Fires (23.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Hope, WV
    • 11857.0%Structure Fires
    • 4923.7%Outside Fires
    • 2813.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 125.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Hope, WV
Most common first names in Mount Hope, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5871.6 years
James5474.1 years
John3969.9 years
Mary3677.7 years
George2573.5 years
Robert2467.2 years
Charles1971.1 years
Frank1669.7 years
Margaret1581.2 years
Betty1566.1 years
Most common last names in Mount Hope, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5473.0 years
Davis3176.0 years
Smith2373.8 years
Johnson1868.1 years
Evans1766.3 years
Stover1773.7 years
Gray1666.0 years
Maynor1578.3 years
Martin1576.1 years
Bennett1480.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Hope, WV
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Hope, WV
  • 56.4%Electricity
  • 41.1%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mount Hope compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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