Oak Hill, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 8,338 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 3,956  (47.5%)
Females: 4,382  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,291 (it was $24,792 in 2000)
Oak Hill:

$36,291
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,314 (it was $14,347 in 2000)

Oak Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,385 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Oak Hill:

$96,385
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,191; detached houses: $125,388; townhouses or other attached units: $155,424; mobile homes: $23,460

Median gross rent in 2017: $619.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oak Hill: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 58.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Oak Hill, WV (2010)
    • 7,15292.5%White alone
    • 3324.3%Black alone
    • 1111.4%Two or more races
    • 941.2%Hispanic
    • 210.3%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Oak Hill, West Virginia as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oak Hill is 201 to 1.


Crime rates in Oak Hill by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
2
(25.9)
3
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.0)
5
(58.9)
1
(12.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(77.8)
7
(84.7)
3
(36.9)
3
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(104.3)
17
(220.5)
7
(84.7)
8
(98.3)
11
(135.7)
10
(117.8)
10
(121.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(690.8)
57
(739.4)
46
(556.8)
35
(430.1)
68
(839.1)
43
(506.5)
40
(484.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
137
(1,786)
186
(2,413)
214
(2,590)
139
(1,708)
214
(2,641)
158
(1,861)
97
(1,174)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(78.2)
12
(155.7)
13
(157.4)
5
(61.4)
7
(86.4)
10
(117.8)
10
(121.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(51.9)
1
(12.1)
2
(24.6)
1
(12.3)
3
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)157.3300.8250.8134.1239.1190.0152.2

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City-data.com crime index in Oak Hill, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (16.9%), English (13.7%), Irish (13.0%), European (7.8%), German (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 4.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,726 people per square mile   (low).

Oak Hill, West Virginia map

26 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $826 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $463 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (36.7 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (150.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (351.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Minden, WV (1.2 miles ),
Scarbro, WV (1.5 miles ),
Hilltop, WV (1.7 miles ),
Thurmond, WV (1.9 miles),
Glen Jean, WV (2.0 miles ),
Fayetteville, WV (2.3 miles ),
Mount Hope, WV (2.5 miles ),
Beards Fork, WV (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 81.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -233 (-2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 852 (28.5%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Oak Hill, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oak Hill, WV in 2017
Oak Hill satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oak Hill, WV residents
Average permit cost in Oak Hill, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Oak Hill, WV
Historical housing units in Oak Hill, WV

Population change in the 1990s: +610 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in Oak Hill, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Oak Hill, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in Oak Hill, West Virginia

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Earthquake activity:

Oak Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 153.1 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 245.9 miles away from the city 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 68.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from Oak Hill center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 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 Fayette County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oak Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oak Hill:

  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (134 BEECH AVENUE)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 430 MAIN STREET)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (422 23RD STREET)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (422 23RD STREET)

Amtrak stations near Oak Hill:

  • 5 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 10 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.
  • 17 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Oak Hill:

  • Fayette Institute of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 300 West Oyler Avenue; Public; Website: fayettetech.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Hill:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 14 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 40 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 44 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 66 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • New River Community College (about 66 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 68 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 72 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Private high school in Oak Hill:

  • EASTERN PANHANDLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 22, Location: 2395 MIDDLEWAY PIKE, Grades: 1-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oak Hill:

  • MILL CREEK INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 480, Location: 8785 WINCHESTER AVENUE, Grades: 4-5)
  • BUNKER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 58 HAPPY SCHOOL AVENUE, Grades: PK-3)
  • MUSSELMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 105 PRIDE AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Oak Hill

Library in Oak Hill:

  • FAYETTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $630,017; Location: 531 SUMMIT STREET; 109,322 books; 1,631 audio materials; 3,232 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • nearest college's should include west virginia tech in montgomery with a extension branch in oak hill

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oak Hill: Fayette Square Shooping Center (A), General Ambulance Service Incorporated Station 6 (B), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Maintenance Garage (C), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Oak Hill (D), Oak Hill City Hall (E), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated West End (F), Oak Hill Volunteer Fire Department (G), General Ambulance Service Incorporated Main Street Substation (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Skyline Shopping Center (1), Fountain Terrace Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oak Hill include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), First Brethren Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Gospel Tabernacle (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Oak Hill Baptist Church (F), Oak Hill Christian Church (G), Oak Hill United Methodist Church (H), Saint Andrew Episcopal CHurch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: High Lawn Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oak Hill: Collins Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Friends Of The Lewis House Inc (Museums; 214 East Main St), Fayette County Libraries - Administrative Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 531 Summit Street), New River Convention & Visitors Bureau (310 West Oyler Avenue), Hidden Cottage (205 Kelly Ave).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (9020 Fayette Lndg), Eudora's Hairstyling Salon (Holiday Inn).

Birthplace of: Charlie McCoy - Country singer, DJ Cheese - DJ, Earl Jones (basketball) - Basketball player, Shirley Love (politician) - Politician.

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 Oak Hill and their reported violations in the past:

WILLIAMSON UTILITY BOARD (Address: 1022 PEA RIDGE ROAD , Population served: 4,213, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2009)
  • 76 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Oak Hill in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Oak Hill in 2000:

  • 100 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Oak Hill (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fayette Square Branch, Oak Hill Drive Thru Branch, Oak Hill Branch. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Oak Hill Branch at 215 Main Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Fayette County National Bank of Fayetteville: Oak Hill Branch at 1554 East Main Street, branch established on 1985/02/13. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $86.3 mil, Deposits: $75.8 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, WV, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fcnb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Mount Hope, Inc.: Oak Hill Branch at 835 East Main Street, branch established on 1999/03/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.6 mil, Deposits: $97.7 mil, headquarters in Mount Hope, WV, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mount Hope Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oak Hill:

Marital status in Oak Hill, WV
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Oak Hill:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oak Hill
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Religion statistics for Oak Hill, 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.
State:

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

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
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

31.2%
West Virginia:

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

7.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oak Hill:

52.6%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.9%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Oak Hill:

34.7%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oak Hill, 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
Police Protection - Officers 14$29,025$24,8790$0
Streets and Highways 9$19,371$25,8280$0
Sewerage 7$24,320$41,6910$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,506$50,0240$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,450$25,8004$2,991
Judicial and Legal 2$3,055$18,3300$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,066$24,7920$0
Financial Administration 1$4,783$57,3961$578
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 40$101,576$30,4735$3,569

Oak Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,169,000 ($140.20)
    Police Protection: $1,022,000 ($122.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,016,000 ($121.85)
    Central Staff Services: $704,000 ($84.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $510,000 ($61.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $183,000 ($21.95)
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000 ($1.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,588,000 ($190.45)
    Benefit Payments: $747,000 ($89.59)
    Corporate Bonds: $674,000 ($80.83)
    Other Investments - Other: $97,000 ($11.63)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $87,000 ($10.43)
    Withdrawals: $7,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $282,000 ($33.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $926,000 ($111.06)
    Sewerage: $199,000 ($23.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $93,000 ($11.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $333,000 ($39.94)

Oak Hill government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,177,000 ($261.09)
    Other: $132,000 ($15.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $38,000 ($4.56)
    Local Employee Contribution: $29,000 ($3.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($3.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $299,000 ($35.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $179,000 ($21.47)
    Rents: $53,000 ($6.36)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($4.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($3.60)
    Sale of Property: $30,000 ($3.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($5.40)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,791,000 ($214.80)
    Property: $1,103,000 ($132.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $417,000 ($50.01)
    Other License: $72,000 ($8.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $51,000 ($6.12)
    Other: $35,000 ($4.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($1.80)

Oak Hill government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,545,000 ($545.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,235,000 ($507.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000 ($37.18)

Oak Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000 ($2.28)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,188,000 ($142.48)
    Total Federal Securities: $295,000 ($35.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,109,000 ($372.87)

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 Oak Hill, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid2
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Goodwill1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Hill:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMON (1340 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Hill:

  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Hill:

  • 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)
Oak Hill fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Oak Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.5mTotal length
  • $6,448,000Total costs
  • 146,279Total average daily traffic
  • 15,614Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Oak Hill, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oak Hill, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oak Hill)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Oak Hill, WV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Summerlee Mountain Near (Lat: 38.015917 Lon: -81.168972), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNEK769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/1995, Expiration Date: 12/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001, Phone: (304) 574-1176
  • GATEWOOD, Gatewood Ave (Lat: 37.995389 Lon: -81.124694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQEH214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 01/24/2026, 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:
  • Oak Hill STA, Lat: 37.989222 Lon: -81.129833, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • OAK HILL S, 302 Pea Ridge Road (Lat: 37.969222 Lon: -81.144111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQPN370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, 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:
  • BE615, 302 Pea Ridge Road (Lat: 37.969222 Lon: -81.144111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRY471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • BE316, Lochgelly Road & Industrial Drive (Lat: 38.010833 Lon: -81.139306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 61.9 m, Call Sign: WQRY475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 140 Main Street (Lat: 37.975667 Lon: -81.149250), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KPE336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oak Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB-20 TRINIDAD (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2747 , Serial Number: 956, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bradley Thomas Executor Ryan, 307 Main St W, Oak Hill, WV 25901, Other Owners: Brandon Edward Executor Ryan
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-470 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43AT , Serial Number: TC-881, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Canterbury Construction Inc, Po Box 1206, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 71 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oak Hill, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.8%), and Outside Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oak Hill, WV
    • 43459.8%Structure Fires
    • 14920.5%Outside Fires
    • 10013.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 435.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Hill, WV

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Hill, West Virginia:

  • Holiday Lodge Hotel And Conference Center, 340 Oyler Ave, Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901 , Phone: (304) 465-0571, Fax: (304) 465-3700
  • Comfort Inn New River, 9020 Fayette Lndg, Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901 , Phone: (304) 465-2300, Fax: (304) 465-0017
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Hill, West Virginia
Most common first names in Oak Hill, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13872.1 years
James11569.4 years
John11571.4 years
Mary10979.1 years
Charles10172.6 years
Robert7269.2 years
George6171.8 years
Margaret4875.3 years
Thomas4268.0 years
Helen3877.5 years
Most common last names in Oak Hill, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7572.1 years
Burgess5275.4 years
Williams4673.6 years
Jones3776.9 years
Miller3478.1 years
Martin3471.9 years
Johnson3378.0 years
Allen3073.2 years
Brown2772.6 years
Treadway2672.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oak Hill, WV
  • 57.3%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oak Hill, WV
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood


Oak Hill compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
There are 9 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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