Pax, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 157 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 81  (52.0%)
Females: 76  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip code: 25904

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,021 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Pax:

$32,021
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,935 (it was $12,746 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,972 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Pax:

$70,972
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,660; detached houses: $121,665; townhouses or other attached units: $335,865; in 2-unit structures: $14,415; mobile homes: $61,763

Median gross rent in 2017: $869.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pax: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.7%
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  • Races in Pax, WV (2010)
    • 16598.8%White alone
    • 21.2%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (20.2%), English (18.1%), Irish (16.0%), German (10.6%), Scottish (6.4%), European (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1640 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 498 people per square mile   (low).

Pax, West Virginia map

7 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

This town:

4.7%
West Virginia:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pax town:

0.8% ($325)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($378)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (36.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (149.7 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (359.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bradley, WV (2.0 miles ),
Mount Hope, WV (2.3 miles ),
Prosperity, WV (2.5 miles ),
Scarbro, WV (2.5 miles ),
Glen Jean, WV (2.5 miles ),
Hilltop, WV (2.6 miles ),
Piney View, WV (2.8 miles ),
Oak Hill, WV (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.91 N, Longitude: 81.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Pax, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pax, WV in 2017

Pax satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in Pax, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (22.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (18.8%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (12.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (12.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (12.5%)
  • Fuel dealers (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (36.0%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Pax, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (12.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (12.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.5%)
  • Other transportation occupations (12.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (20.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)

Average climate in Pax, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Pax-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 147.2 miles away from Pax 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 60.9 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 65.1 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 251.9 miles away from Pax center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Pax 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 62.6 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 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).
Pax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pax:

  • HEARTLAND OF BECKLEY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • OAK HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • BMA - BECKLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIDDEN VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OAK HILL, WV)

Amtrak stations near Pax:

  • 11 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 13 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.
  • 19 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pax:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 37 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 43 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community College (about 64 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 67 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 67 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 67 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Pax: Long Branch Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Packs Branch (A), Willis Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Walt Craddock - Baseball player.

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 Pax and their reported violations in the past:

PAX WATER COMPANY (Population served: 778, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.7%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Pax:

Marital status in Pax, WV
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Pax:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pax, 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
Here:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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:
Here:

7.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.6%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pax:

32.0%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Pax:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

11.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pax:

6.4
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

23.8%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

44.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Pax:

84.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pax, 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
Water Supply 1$4,627$55,5240$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$301
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$770
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,235
Totals for Government 1$4,627$55,5245$2,306

Pax government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($585.99)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($350.32)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($101.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($76.43)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($31.85)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($19.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $15,000 ($95.54)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($44.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $66,000 ($420.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($140.13)

Pax government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $67,000 ($426.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($101.91)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($917.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Tax - Other: $24,000 ($152.87)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($76.43)
    Property: $12,000 ($76.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($50.96)

Pax government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $541,000 ($3445.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $530,000 ($3375.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($70.06)

Pax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,000 ($535.03)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pax:

  • 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)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pax:

  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Pax:

  • 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)

Pax fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2014 08:00 PM, I-77, Lat: 37.980242, Lon: -81.298361, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 2013 08:45 PM, Cr-23, Lat: 37.886339, Lon: -81.262953, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 2012 06:34 PM, I-77, Lat: 37.940250, Lon: -81.259319, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 2012 09:05 AM, Cr-23, Lat: 37.938425, Lon: -81.259858, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 2009 09:30 PM, Cr-23, Lat: 37.911142, Lon: -81.265033, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 19, 2009 01:38 AM, Cr-23, Lat: 37.904083, Lon: -81.263553, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 2009 08:03 AM, I-77, Lat: 37.906342, Lon: -81.266814, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.3mTotal length
  • $692,000Total costs
  • 179,260Total average daily traffic
  • 31,107Total average daily truck traffic
  • 244,123Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pax, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 121980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pax, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pax)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lick Knob Pax Lookout Station (Lat: 37.947333 Lon: -81.308722), Call Sign: KQE426, Licensee ID: L00005787,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.430 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013, Registrant: State Of West Virginia, Box 1469, Charleston, WV 25305, Phone: (304) 926-1900
  • High Knob Paint Mtn 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.923167 Lon: -81.299556), Call Sign: KYX645, Licensee ID: L00090081,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2002, Expiration Date: 09/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2012, Registrant: Mountaineer Inc, 870 N Sandbranch Rd, Mount Hope, WV 25880, Phone: (304) 877-5561
  • .75 Mi N (Lat: 37.918444 Lon: -81.269833), Call Sign: KEN269, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2011, Expiration Date: 08/22/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2011, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Lick Knob Pax Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.947306 Lon: -81.308694), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: KQG53,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.600 MHz, 958.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2009, Expiration Date: 01/18/2020, Registrant: Wv Parkway Authority, Charleston, WV 25325, Phone: (304) 926-1900, Fax: (304) 926-1909, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8EMW, Licensee ID: L01169896, Grant Date: 08/16/2016, Expiration Date: 07/26/2026, Certifier: Robert W Hinzman, Registrant: Robert W Hinzman, Pax, WV 25904

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734SU , Serial Number: 17269084, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Melinda Brown, Po Box 351, Pax, WV 25904
  • Aircraft: BROWN DAVID WAYNE RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 294DB , Serial Number: 294, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Melinda Brown, Po Box 351, Pax, WV 25904
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/18/2017, Exported to: Canada

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
Fire incident types in Pax, WV

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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pax, WV
  • 84.8%Electricity
  • 8.7%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pax, WV
  • 100.0%Electricity


Pax compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Donny R. Williams (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.