Newburg, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 326 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 142  (43.7%)
Females: 184  (56.3%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26410.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,067 (it was $24,063 in 2000)
Newburg:

$36,067
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,993 (it was $9,952 in 2000)

Newburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,499 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
Newburg:

$61,499
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,649; Detached houses: $74,106; Mobile homes: $27,640

Median gross rent in 2012: $665.

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  • White alone - 321 (97.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newburg: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Irish (26.5%), Scottish (6.0%), English (5.5%), United States (4.0%), Welsh (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 414 people per square mile   (low).

Newburg, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Newburg:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newburg town:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Newburg, West Virginia as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newburg to the number of sex offenders is 55 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $371 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

Newburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (73.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (254.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Tunnelton, WV (2.4 miles ), Reedsville, WV (3.0 miles ), Grafton, WV (3.1 miles ), Rowlesburg, WV (3.1 miles ), Kingwood, WV (3.3 miles ), Masontown, WV (3.4 miles ), Albright, WV (3.7 miles ), Brookhaven, WV (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Area code: 304

Newburg household income distribution Newburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-4.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Educational services (45%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

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

Average climate in Newburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Newburg town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newburg-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 148.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Newburg 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 235.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from Newburg 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 183.6 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 Preston County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Wally Fromhart - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Newburg:

  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • ROSEWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • GRAFTON TAYLOR CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)
  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF PRESTON COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)

Airports located in Newburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newburg:

  • Fairmont State University (about 18 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 18 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 40 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 47 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Frostburg State University (about 53 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 61 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 63 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Integrity Christian High School has relocated to Rt 26 South, P O Box 457, Kingwood, WV 26537; (304) 329-2498

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Notable location: Newburg Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Raccoon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.6. This is about average.

City:

73.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newburg that have no violations reported:

  • NEWBURG TOWN OF (Population served: 845, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.7%
(37.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Newburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Coal or coke (15%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newburg town (based on Preston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.46%
Here: 33.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the Brethren
Adherents39.4%20.3%8.2%7.6%4.7%
Congregations52.9%3.9%3.9%6.9%7.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Free Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents4.6%3.3%2.8%2.5%6.5%
Congregations2.9%4.9%2.9%2.9%10.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Preston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Preston County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Preston County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Preston County:

29.0%
West Virginia:

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

8.6%
State:

13.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$500
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$534
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$850
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,384

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,498 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monongalia County, WV  1.35% ($37,183 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.26% ($25,586)
from Fayette County, PA  0.13% ($34,467)


4.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monongalia County, WV  1.61% ($39,536 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.36% ($21,317)
to Marion County, WV  0.28% ($31,781)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newburg:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSP (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTBZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: APPALACHIAN RADIO LLC)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newburg:

  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Newburg:

  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Newburg fatal accident list:

May 10, 2011 03:54 PM, Sr-92, Lat: 39.37206, Lon: -79.85001, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 2009 06:47 PM, Cr-26/32, Lat: 39.43187, Lon: -79.79838, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 1989 04:24 PM, 92, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $471,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 720

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • EVANSVILLE BPS, Evansville Bps On Us Rte. 50, .81km W Of Jct. Us Rte. 50/ Wv Rte. 92 (Lat: 39.335417 Lon: -79.864806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPTY456
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 01/11/2022, Certifier: Lauren Gougheuour
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB8CYV
    Grant Date: 05/16/1995, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004
    Registrant: James L Phillips, Route 1 Box 14, Newburg, WV 26410

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Newburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newburg, WV
Most common first names in Newburg, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1477.3 years
Mary1175.2 years
James1172.7 years
Charles972.0 years
John763.0 years
Mildred680.0 years
George677.5 years
Robert666.7 years
Frank571.4 years
Harry582.6 years
Most common last names in Newburg, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pyles1770.9 years
Bolyard1374.1 years
Mitter1277.8 years
Mcginnis1272.4 years
Lyons1066.3 years
Watkins1073.5 years
Larew873.8 years
Sheets780.2 years
Shay777.3 years
Mcdaniel670.7 years
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