Pennsboro, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 1,045 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.8%
 
Males: 539  (51.6%)
Females: 506  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26415.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,307 (it was $24,120 in 2000)
Pennsboro:

$35,307
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,281 (it was $14,325 in 2000)

Pennsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $64,438 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Pennsboro:

$64,438
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,870; detached houses: $91,023; mobile homes: $71,855

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pennsboro: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.1%
(30.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pennsboro, WV (2010)
    • 1,14297.5%White alone
    • 121.0%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Pennsboro, West Virginia as of January 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pennsboro is 100 to 1.


Crime rates in Pennsboro by year

Type

2005

2011

2012

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.3)
1
(86.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(251.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.3)
1
(86.1)
1
(93.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)17.620.520.73.7

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City-data.com crime index in Pennsboro, WV

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

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

0.97
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (44.3%), German (15.4%), English (7.9%), Irish (6.7%), European (4.0%), Scottish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 2.18 square miles.

Population density: 480 people per square mile   (low).

Pennsboro, West Virginia map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $477 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $379 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (73.9 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (314.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ellenboro, WV (2.2 miles ),
Pullman, WV (2.6 miles),
Harrisville, WV (2.6 miles ),
West Union, WV (3.2 miles ),
Cairo, WV (3.4 miles ),
Auburn, WV (3.8 miles),
St. Marys, WV (3.8 miles ),
Middlebourne, WV (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 80.97 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $26,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pennsboro, WV residents
Average permit cost in Pennsboro, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Pennsboro, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (19.6%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.3%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Apparel (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Pennsboro, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)

Average climate in Pennsboro, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pennsboro, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Pennsboro-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Pennsboro city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pennsboro-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 155.6 miles away from the city 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 177.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 160.7 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 175.8 miles away from Pennsboro center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 153.1 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 156.9 miles away from Pennsboro 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 Ritchie County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pennsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pennsboro:

  • PINE VIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARRISVILLE, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennsboro:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 30 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Fairmont State University (about 46 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 60 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 60 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • West Liberty University (about 64 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Muskingum University (about 65 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pennsboro: Ritchie County Ambulance Authority Incorporated Station 41 (A), Pennsboro Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Masonic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horner Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Oscar Lambert - Football and baseball player, John J. Cornwell - Politician, Frank Wilson Jr. - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 29, 1966).

Ritchie 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 Pennsboro and their reported violations in the past:

HARRISVILLE (Address: 36 MAGNOLIA STREET , Population served: 2,581, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PENNSBORO (Address: 36 MAGNOLIA STREET , Population served: 1,291, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ELLENBORO-LAMBERTON PSD (Address: 422 MAIN STREET , Population served: 456, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


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

Banks with branches in Pennsboro (2011 data):

  • Cornerstone Bank, Inc.: Pennsboro Branch at Route Number 2, branch established on 1989/01/03. Info updated 2006/12/18: Bank assets: $94.2 mil, Deposits: $78.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc.
  • Union Bank, Inc.: Pennsboro Branch at 214 Masonic Avenue, branch established on 1980/09/02. Info updated 2007/09/28: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $157.8 mil, headquarters in Middlebourne, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • West Union Bank: Pennsboro Branch at 101 Eagle Drive, branch established on 1989/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pennsboro:

Marital status in Pennsboro, WV
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Pennsboro:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Pennsboro, WV (based on Ritchie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,30927
Evangelical Protestant1,01317
Other2683
Black Protestant1781
Catholic971
None6,584-
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: 4
Ritchie County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Ritchie County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ritchie County:

30.4%
West Virginia:

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

11.1%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pennsboro:

51.4%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pennsboro:

51.6%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pennsboro:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Pennsboro:

42.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Pennsboro:

80.3%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pennsboro, 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
Other Government Administration 2$4,695$28,1705$9
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,307$27,6840$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,275
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$1,105
Totals for Government 3$7,002$28,00811$2,389

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($332.06)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($142.58)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($134.93)
    Central Staff Services: $75,000 ($71.77)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($58.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($16.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($13.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($11.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $138,000 ($132.06)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($2.87)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $110,000 ($105.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($17.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $218,000 ($208.61)
    Other: $52,000 ($49.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $57,000 ($54.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($35.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($9.57)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($4.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $361,000 ($345.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($5.74)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - Property: $114,000 ($109.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($11.48)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $643,000 ($615.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $624,000 ($597.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($18.18)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000 ($12.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000 ($560.77)

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
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 Wood County, WV  0.96% ($32,382 average AGI)
from Pleasants County, WV  0.57% ($16,450)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($228,251 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Wood County, WV  1.06% ($41,789 average AGI)

Businesses in Pennsboro, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 2
  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pennsboro:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pennsboro:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WYMJ (99.5 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: DAILEY CORPORATION)
  • WXCR (92.3 FM; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WRSG (91.5 FM; MIDDLEBOURNE, WV; Owner: TYLER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W265AL (100.9 FM; HARRISVILLE, WV; Owner: RALPH E. MATHENY, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Pennsboro:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • Pennsboro, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents20
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2725
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents3892
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons803
  • Fatalities3008
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents6353
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents162
See more detailed statistics of Pennsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.2mTotal length
  • $26,899,000Total costs
  • 38,633Total average daily traffic
  • 5,100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,393Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pennsboro, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pennsboro, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pennsboro)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2/10 Mi N Sr 50.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.277306 Lon: -81.000111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPJR389,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2016, Expiration Date: 09/18/2026, Certifier: Jennie M Burdette, Registrant: Lloyd Hoff Holding Corp, 2100 7th Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387, Phone: (304) 720-1562, Fax: (304) 720-1565, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • .5 Mi N Int Cr 74 & Old Us 50 (Lat: 39.291750 Lon: -80.969278), Call Sign: KYU763, Licensee ID: L00878331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.220 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/1999, Expiration Date: 08/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2004, Registrant: Ritchie Co Emergency Squad Inc, Pennsboro, WV 26415, Phone: (304) 659-3174
  • .5 N Of Rt 50 1 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.277306 Lon: -81.000111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPBT913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2018, Expiration Date: 02/25/2028, Registrant: T & T Pump Co.,Inc., 1 Page Dr., Fairmont, WV 26554, Phone: (304) 366-1300, Fax: (304) 366-1398, Email:
  • 8.6 Km Ne Of Int Hwy 50 And 74 (Lat: 39.320639 Lon: -80.877611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WPMV748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.175 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2004, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2013, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • CITY BUILDING, 422 Main St (Lat: 39.285222 Lon: -80.968194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPVB327,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.500 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/11/2022, Certifier: Mary J Allen, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Ste. 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • MAIN PSAP, 4317 Lamberton Rd (Lat: 39.282472 Lon: -80.988000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WPWY534, Licensee ID: L00120895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.275 MHz, 159.090 MHz, 460.275 MHz, 155.415 MHz, 155.190 MHz, 155.520 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2023, Certifier: Ron L Barniak, Registrant: Ritchie County Sheriffs Dept.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STANLEY, 5.4 Ne Int Us Hwy 50 & Sr 74 (Lat: 39.320611 Lon: -80.877583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WNEX896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4011, Fax: (202) 955-7719, Email:
  • PENNSBORO, 1.8 Mile Sw Pennsboro,Wv 900 Ft N Of Us Rt 50 (Lat: 39.276472 Lon: -81.000139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQNX204, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6675.00 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 06/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/23/2021, Certifier: Joe Gonzales, Registrant: Wv Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (Dhsem), 1703 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • PK343, 900 Spring Run Road (273632) (Lat: 39.275667 Lon: -80.962889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQWG411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/2015, Expiration Date: 08/13/2025, 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:

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  • West Of Rd 119 Spring Run Road (Lat: 39.277000 Lon: -80.969806), Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: KNKP688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 10451 Twin Rivers Road Suite 207, Columbia, MD 21044, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Fax: (301) 596-1121, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pennsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1771A , Serial Number: 22-498, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark G Hall, 1791 River Rd, Pennsboro, WV 26415, Other Owners: Kathllen M Hall
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 283T , Serial Number: 18-2397, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 02/20/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Terry A Hall, 872 River Rd, Pennsboro, WV 26415
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-220T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9295N , Serial Number: 3449034, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen D Jackson, 3117 Mountain Dr, Pennsboro, WV 26415
  • Aircraft: FOXAIR LLC KITFOX LIGHT SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92YB , Serial Number: KA11020185, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Terry L Fry, Po Box 446, Pennsboro, WV 26415

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Pennsboro, WV

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pennsboro, WV
Most common first names in Pennsboro, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3475.2 years
Mary3376.3 years
John2578.9 years
William2071.3 years
Charles1573.4 years
Robert1264.8 years
George1176.8 years
Paul1174.3 years
Harry1172.2 years
Carl1075.6 years
Most common last names in Pennsboro, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5173.4 years
Collins2179.9 years
Davis1977.2 years
Mccullough1877.6 years
Taylor1871.3 years
Wilson1784.8 years
Dotson1785.5 years
Smith1478.9 years
Bunner1375.5 years
Markle1374.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pennsboro, WV
  • 84.8%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pennsboro, WV
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 11.9%Wood


Pennsboro compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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