New Martinsville, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 5,138 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 2,437  (47.4%)
Females: 2,701  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

47.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26155.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,403 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
New Martinsville:

$49,403
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,599 (it was $18,578 in 2000)

New Martinsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,958 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
New Martinsville:

$133,958
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $650.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Martinsville: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.3%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Martinsville, WV (2010)
    • 5,25597.9%White alone
    • 320.6%Asian alone
    • 340.6%Hispanic
    • 290.5%Two or more races
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in New Martinsville, West Virginia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Martinsville is 130 to 1.


Crime rates in New Martinsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2011

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(34.7)
3
(51.8)
1
(18.6)
6
(115.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(242.8)
16
(276.1)
12
(223.3)
3
(57.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
45
(780.6)
60
(1,035)
44
(818.9)
15
(289.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(86.7)
5
(86.3)
1
(18.6)
6
(115.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)76.078.059.248.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in New Martinsville, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (25.3%), American (24.0%), Irish (11.4%), English (10.9%), Italian (2.9%), European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 2.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,852 people per square mile   (low).

New Martinsville, West Virginia map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $571 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $527 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (71.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (304.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hannibal, OH (1.0 miles ),
Sardis, OH (1.9 miles ),
Paden City, WV (2.3 miles ),
Clarington, OH (2.8 miles ),
Reader, WV (3.0 miles ),
Sistersville, WV (3.1 miles ),
Antioch, OH (3.3 miles),
Pine Grove, WV (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 80.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,913 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,088 (57.6%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in New Martinsville, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Martinsville, WV in 2017
New Martinsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 45 buildings, average cost: $87,900
Number of permits per 10,000 New Martinsville, WV residents
Average permit cost in New Martinsville, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in New Martinsville, WV
Historical housing units in New Martinsville, WV
Most common industries in New Martinsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (17.1%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (24.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Chemicals (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in New Martinsville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)

Average climate in New Martinsville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

New Martinsville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.960. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.960
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

New Martinsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the New Martinsville city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 tornado 48.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Martinsville-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 129.1 miles away from New Martinsville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from New Martinsville 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 193.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 193.3 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) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 195.5 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 Wetzel County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Martinsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Martinsville:

  • REM-WV, INC., NEW MARTINSVILLE (170 PADUCAH DRIVE)
  • WETZEL COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, #3 EAST BENJAMIN DRIVE)
  • NEW MARTINSVILLE CARE AND REHABILITATION (225 RUSSELL AVENUE)
  • NEW MARTINSVILLE DIALYSIS FACILITY (1 E BENJAMIN DR)
  • WETZEL COUNTY HOMECARE (249 CLARK STREET)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in New Martinsville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Martinsville:

  • West Liberty University (about 38 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Fairmont State University (about 40 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Waynesburg University (about 40 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 47 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • West Virginia University (about 49 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 52 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Muskingum University (about 53 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public high school in New Martinsville:

Public elementary/middle school in New Martinsville:

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Library in New Martinsville:

  • NEW MARTINSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $102,737; Location: 160 WASHINGTON STREET; 33,914 books; 2,256 audio materials; 600 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add following to Colleges & Universities: West Virginia Northern Community College 141 Main Street New Martinsville, WV 26155 304-455-4684

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Martinsville: New Martinsville Marina (A), Fishing Creek Lift Station (B), Wetzel County Emergency Ambulance Authority Incorporated Station 20 (C), Wetzel County Courthouse (D), War Memorial Building (E), New Martinsville Fire Department Station 219 (F), New Martinsville Public Library (G), New Martinsville Fire Department Station 218 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverview Plaza Shopping Center (1), Riverside Plaza Shopping Center (2), New Martinsville Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Martinsville include: Steelton United Methodist Church (A), Steelton Church of Christ (B), Saint Vincent DePaul Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (D), Saint Anns Episcopal Church (E), Immanuel Baptist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Williams Cemetery (1), Greenlawn Memorial Park (2), Northview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hannibal Pool (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fishing Creek (A), Doolin Run (B), Williams Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Martinsville include: Bruce Park (1), Hydro Park (2), Lewis Wetzel Park (3), New Martinsville Downtown Historic District (4), North Street Historic District (5), Brooklyn Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: AmeriHost Inn New Martinsville (166 North Sr No 2), Budget Inn of America (834 North State Route 2), Magnolia House (757 Maple Avenue), Plaza Inn (291 North State Route 2), Traveler's Inn (519 North State Route 2).

Court: Wetzel Magistrate County Court Fax Machine Number (303 North Main).

Birthplace of: John Murtha - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Garry Lyle - Football player, Ted Talkington - College basketball player (West Virginia Mountaineers).

Wetzel 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 New Martinsville and their reported violations in the past:

NEW MARTINSVILLE (Address: 807 JAMES STREET , Population served: 8,257, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2001)
AXIALL CORPORATION FKA PPG INDUSTRIES (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2011)
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 (NOV-26-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
118 people in nursing homes in 2000
50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in New Martinsville (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank, National Association: New Martinsville Walmart Branch at 1142 South Bridge Street, branch established on 1999/03/15; New Martinsville Branch at 207 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: New Martinsville Branch at North State Route 2, branch established on 1984/11/04; New Martinsville Branch at 2 Main Street, branch established on 1897/01/01. 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.
  • Doolin Security Savings Bank, FSB: New Martinsville Drive Thru Branch at 155 Jefferson Street, branch established on 2003/07/21; Doolin Security Savings Bank, Fsb at 610 North State Route 2, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $41.7 mil, Deposits: $35.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices
  • Progressive Bank, National Association: New Martinsville Branch at 425 Third Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in New Martinsville:

Marital status in New Martinsville, WV
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in New Martinsville:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for New Martinsville, WV (based on Wetzel County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,61544
Mainline Protestant3,09522
Catholic6642
Other3682
None8,841-
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: 6
Here:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wetzel County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wetzel County:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Martinsville:

49.5%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Martinsville:

44.8%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Martinsville:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
New Martinsville:

36.6%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
New Martinsville:

55.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
New Martinsville:

75.3%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Martinsville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 15$65,834$52,6670$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$34,206$34,2060$0
Water Supply 11$32,610$35,5750$0
Other Government Administration 7$16,653$28,5487$3,000
Streets and Highways 6$15,925$31,8501$903
Police - Other 4$9,499$28,4974$868
Parks and Recreation 4$8,649$25,9470$0
Sewerage 4$12,974$38,9220$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,304$37,8243$700
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$478
Health 0$0 1$850
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$751
Totals for Government 65$202,654$37,41318$7,550

New Martinsville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,401,000 ($856.56)
    Electric Utilities: $3,769,000 ($733.55)
    Sewerage: $1,663,000 ($323.67)
    General - Other: $1,566,000 ($304.79)
    Police Protection: $1,422,000 ($276.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,186,000 ($230.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,014,000 ($197.35)
    Regular Highways: $964,000 ($187.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $191,000 ($37.17)

New Martinsville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,671,000 ($325.22)
    Other: $445,000 ($86.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,561,000 ($887.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($6.42)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,945,000 ($1351.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,400,000 ($272.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,686,000 ($328.14)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($14.99)
  • Tax - Property: $2,666,000 ($518.88)
    Other License: $200,000 ($38.93)

New Martinsville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,339,000 ($844.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,143,000 ($806.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $270,000 ($52.55)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $249,000 ($48.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,000 ($38.15)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,000 ($4.09)

New Martinsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,400,000 ($661.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,416,000 ($275.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $313,000 ($60.92)

5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Tyler County, WV  1.30% ($39,675 average AGI)
to Marshall County, WV  0.69% ($39,805)
to Marion County, WV  0.34% ($39,600)
Businesses in New Martinsville, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Rite Aid2
AutoZone1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
Ford1UPS2
H&R Block1Vans1
KFC1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in New Martinsville:

  • WETZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Martinsville:

  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WRSG (91.5 FM; MIDDLEBOURNE, WV; Owner: TYLER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around New Martinsville:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
New Martinsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of New Martinsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $8,783,000Total costs
  • 77,436Total average daily traffic
  • 6,063Total average daily truck traffic
  • 85,129Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Martinsville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Martinsville, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Martinsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Martinsville, WV)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (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:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Martinsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2482E , Serial Number: 7AC-6061, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 12/02/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Carl R Richmond, 154 Crawford Hill Rd, New Martinsville, WV 26155
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3855J , Serial Number: 15065155, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip W Wiley, 289 Virginia St, New Martinsville, WV 26155
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9320X , Serial Number: 18268488, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald L Schupbach, 626 James St, New Martinsville, WV 26155, Other Owners: Monette L Schupbach

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of reported fires - 43 took place in 2005, and the least - 10 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in New Martinsville, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.4%), and Outside Fires (24.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Martinsville, WV
    • 24848.4%Structure Fires
    • 12624.6%Outside Fires
    • 11422.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 244.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Martinsville, WV

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Martinsville, West Virginia:

  • Plaza Inn, 291 N State Rt 2, New Martinsville, West Virginia 26155 , Phone: (304) 455-4490, Fax: (304) 455-4490
  • Amerihost Inn New Martinsville, 166 N State Rt 2, New Martinsville, West Virginia 26155 , Phone: (304) 455-6100, Fax: (304) 455-6160
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1202 State Rt 2, New martinsville, West Virginia 26155 , Phone: (888) 465-4329, Fax: (304) 455-0034
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham New Martinsville, 410 410 N State Rt 2, New martinsville, West Virginia 26155 , Phone: (304) 810-2131, Fax: (304) 810-2131
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Martinsville, West Virginia
Most common first names in New Martinsville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11675.2 years
Mary11076.7 years
William10076.3 years
James7671.5 years
Charles7172.6 years
George5375.8 years
Robert4669.9 years
Thomas4073.8 years
Harry3778.0 years
Virginia3781.4 years
Most common last names in New Martinsville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4774.9 years
Schupbach3677.9 years
Miller3375.6 years
Thomas3277.7 years
Pyles2979.0 years
Taylor2974.0 years
Moore2579.4 years
Morgan2472.8 years
Blake2477.5 years
Lemasters2381.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Martinsville, WV
  • 83.4%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Martinsville, WV
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 45.6%Utility gas


New Martinsville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

New Martinsville on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 8 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Michael Powell (1)
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