Philippi, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 3,244 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.0%
 
Males: 1,457  (44.9%)
Females: 1,787  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26416.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,239 (it was $21,528 in 2000)
Philippi:

$27,239
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,001 (it was $12,176 in 2000)

Philippi city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,241 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Philippi:

$95,241
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $95,079; Detached houses: $99,925; Mobile homes: $6,818

Median gross rent in 2012: $481.

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  • White alone - 2,740 (92.4%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 66 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Philippi: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.3%), United States (16.5%), English (10.7%), Irish (9.6%), Italian (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1905

Elevation: 1307 feet

Land area: 2.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,142 people per square mile   (low).

Philippi,WV real estate house value index trend

Philippi, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Philippi:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philippi city:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

47 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Philippi, West Virginia as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Philippi to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $365 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $323 (0.3%)

Philippi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (89.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (267.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Galloway, WV (2.6 miles) , Valley Bend, WV (2.7 miles ), Century, WV (2.9 miles) , Flemington, WV (3.0 miles ), Belington, WV (3.2 miles ), Junior, WV (3.6 miles ), Grafton, WV (3.6 miles ), Montrose, WV (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $69,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $89,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 80.04 W

Area code: 304

Philippi household income distribution Philippi home values distribution

Crime rates in Philippi by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2011 2012
Murders 00000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.036.20.00.0
Rapes 20011020
per 100,000 69.90.00.035.935.30.067.30.0
Robberies 10010000
per 100,000 35.00.00.035.90.00.00.00.0
Assaults 91188933233
per 100,000 314.7386.0282.7287.5318.1108.51077.41116.8
Burglaries 28403431113812
per 100,000 979.01403.51201.41113.9388.8108.5269.4406.1
Thefts 3170555634381210
per 100,000 1083.92456.11943.52012.21201.81374.8404.0338.4
Auto thefts 14356200
per 100,000 35.0140.4106.0179.7212.172.40.00.0
Arson 01012000
per 100,000 0.035.10.035.970.70.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.9) 253.0295.3235.2279.7190.9168.4315.5275.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Philippi detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -335 (-10.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Philippi, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Philippi-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Philippi city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Philippi-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 162.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 179.4 miles away from Philippi 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 220.5 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 158.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from Philippi center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 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 Barbour County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Philippi topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Fridley - Baseball player, Scott Mayle - Player of football, Lyle Williams - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Philippi:

  • BROADDUS HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, MANSFIELD HILL P O BOX 930)
  • BARBOUR COUNTY HOME HEALTH (23 WABASH AVENUE)
  • MANSFIELD PLACE (PO BOX 930)

Airports located in Philippi:

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College/University in Philippi:

  • Alderson Broaddus University (Full-time enrollment: 955; Location: 101 College Hill Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ab.edu/; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philippi:

  • Fairmont State University (about 24 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 34 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 53 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 64 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Frostburg State University (about 69 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • West Liberty University (about 77 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 79 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)

Public high school in Philippi:

Public elementary/middle schools in Philippi:

Private elementary/middle school in Philippi:

  • FEED MY SHEEP CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: DEPOT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Philippi

Library in Philippi:

  • PHILIPPI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,909; Location: 102 S. MAIN ST.; 27,817 books; 698 audio materials; 753 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Philippi: West Virginia Division of Forestry Barbour County Field Office (A), Barbour County Emergency Squad Incorporated Station 16 (B), Barbour County Courthouse (C), Covered Bridge Museum (D), Philippi City Hall (E), Philippi Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Philippi include: Crim Memorial United Methodist Church (A), Philippi Baptist Church (B), Philippi Presbyterian Church (C), Philippi United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shooks Run (A), Anglins Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Philippi include: Philippi Historic District (1), Memorial Park (2), Blue and Gray Park (3), Dayton Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Barbour County Museum (200 North Main Street).

Hotels: Philippi Super 8 Motel (RR 2 Box 155), Four Seasons Realty (27 Main Street), Tygart Valley Star Bed & Breakfast (14 N. Walnut St.).

Courts: Barbour County - Court Reporter (Court House), Barbour County - Magistrates- Court Clerk (Main Church Street).

Barbour County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Philippi and their reported violations in the past:

PHILIPPI CITY OF (Population served: 3,281, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CENTURY VOLGA PSD (Address: 946 BUCKHANNON ROAD , Population served: 2,522, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CENTRAL BARBOUR PSD (Address: 6745 UNION ROAD , Population served: 1,994, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
CENTRAL BARBOUR PSD - BELINGTON (Address: 6745 UNION ROAD , Population served: 392, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CHESTNUT RIDGE PSD - BERRYBURG (Population served: 137, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2006)
PHILIPPI CITY OF - WELLINGTON HEIGHTS (Population served: 127, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • CHESTNUT RIDGE PSD (Population served: 2,371, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Philippi in 2010:

  • 337 people in college/university student housing
  • 55 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Philippi in 2000:

  • 298 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Philippi, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Philippi compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Philippi (2011 data):

  • Freedom Bank, Inc.: Phillipi Branch at 124 South Main Street, branch established on 1988/12/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.3 mil, Deposits: $145.6 mil, headquarters in Belington, WV, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancshares, Inc.
  • BCBank, Inc.: Bcbank, Inc. at 107 Pike Street, branch established on 1970/06/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $112.5 mil, Deposits: $100.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Appalachian Financial Corporation
  • Premier Bank, Inc.: First Central Bank Branch at 2 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/06/27. Info updated 2011/04/26: Bank assets: $750.1 mil, Deposits: $622.1 mil, headquarters in Huntington, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Philippi, West Virginia:

  • Super 8 Motel Philippi, Rt 250, Philippi, WV 26416 , Phone: (304) 457-5888
  • Super 8 Motel, PO Box 155 Rt 2, Philippi, WV 26416 , Phone: (304) 457-5888, Fax: (304) 457-5888
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Philippi, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Philippi city (based on Barbour County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.84%
Here: 27.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic Church
Adherents46.5%10.9%10.1%8.7%6.6%
Congregations55.2%7.5%9.0%4.5%3.0%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of the BrethrenLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents5.7%3.8%2.1%1.9%3.7%
Congregations4.5%4.5%1.5%3.0%7.5%
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: 4
Barbour County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Barbour County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Barbour County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Barbour County:

35.0%
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,758$57,0960$0
Other Government Administration 6$26,713$53,4264$3,841
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$515
Police Protection - Officers 6$18,232$36,4640$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,492$45,9680$0
Solid Waste Management 8$20,292$30,4381$326
Sewerage 3$9,928$39,7120$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,970$17,8200$0
Water Supply 4$15,768$47,3040$0
Electric Power 3$13,328$53,3120$0
Other and Unallocable 19$40,849$25,7997$5,886
Totals for Government 55$164,330$35,85413$10,568

Philippi government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,354,000 ($725.65)
    General - Other: $1,081,000 ($333.23)
    Water Utilities: $642,000 ($197.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $615,000 ($189.58)
    Sewerage: $537,000 ($165.54)
    Financial Administration: $292,000 ($90.01)
    Police Protection: $262,000 ($80.76)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($63.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $116,000 ($35.76)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($10.48)
    Health Services - Other: $24,000 ($7.40)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($5.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($8.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($33.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,285,000 ($396.12)
    Fire Protection: $86,000 ($26.51)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($24.35)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($20.65)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($8.01)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($6.78)
    Electric Utilities: $9,000 ($2.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($2.47)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,138,000 ($350.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($11.41)

Philippi government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $888,000 ($273.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000 ($186.81)
    Sewerage: $411,000 ($126.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $2,000 ($0.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $50,000 ($15.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($6.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($5.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,551,000 ($786.37)
    Water Utilities: $703,000 ($216.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $230,000 ($70.90)
    Electric Utilities: $9,000 ($2.77)
  • Tax - Property: $154,000 ($47.47)
    Public Utilities: $96,000 ($29.59)
    NEC: $53,000 ($16.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($7.09)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Philippi government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $523,000 ($161.22)
    Electric Utilities: $429,000 ($132.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,831,000 ($564.43)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $317,000 ($97.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,050,000 ($631.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($134.09)
    Electric Utilities: $379,000 ($116.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $98,000 ($30.21)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($27.13)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($15.41)

Philippi government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,627,000 ($501.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $436,000 ($134.40)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Randolph County, WV  0.83% ($29,333 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.44% ($37,042)
from Upshur County, WV  0.44% ($29,875)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Randolph County, WV  0.66% ($19,028 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.62% ($34,176)
to Upshur County, WV  0.57% ($25,742)

Strongest AM radio stations in Philippi:

  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philippi:

  • WQAB (91.3 FM; PHILIPPI, WV; Owner: ALDERSON-BROADDUS COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Philippi:

  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Philippi, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Philippi fatal accident list:

Jul 20, 2011 07:49 PM, 30/7, Lat: 39.09269, Lon: -80.02088, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 29, 2009 06:15 PM, Us-119, Lat: 39.17299, Lon: -80.05441, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 21, 2007 10:40 AM, Cr-24 Laurel Ck Rd, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1986 06:42 PM, 250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 1982 08:35 PM, John St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 29, 1981 09:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 24, 1979 08:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $5,338,000
Total average daily traffic: 29,580
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,682
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 42,338

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Philippi)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Withers Brandon Hall (Lat: 39.159250 Lon: -80.048111), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WMU372, Licensee ID: L00017139
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/1993, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Alderson-Broaddus College, Inc., P.O. Box 1428, Philippi, WV 26416
  • PHILLIPI, Rt. 250/4 W. Va. State Police & Votck Rd. (Lat: 39.114833 Lon: -79.993139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQID909
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 01/15/2018, 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:
  • PHILIPPI, Lat: 39.152694 Lon: -80.040611, Call Sign: WQJI536
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2008, Expiration Date: 09/22/2018, Certifier: Karen Weaver
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • PHILIPPI, 1 Mile Se Of Intersection Of Us250 &sr38 Philippi Wv (Lat: 39.114917 Lon: -79.993028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQKK272
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6665.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2009, Expiration Date: 06/19/2019, Certifier: William Ramsey Md
    Registrant: West Virginia Office Of Emergency Medical Services, 190 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Phone: (304) 581-2900, Fax: (304) 285-3148, Email:
  • PHILIPPI DT_USF, 0.16 Mi South Of Us Rte 19 (Lat: 39.148417 Lon: -80.045722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQNX289
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/23/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PHILIPPI CO, 110 Pike St (Lat: 39.153417 Lon: -80.040611), Overall height: 9.4 m, Call Sign: WHE207, Licensee ID: L00001235
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/1990, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/26/1999
    Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Philippi)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Philippi)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Philippi, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6773.7 years
Mary6479.4 years
Charles5373.7 years
James4974.9 years
John4978.5 years
Robert3267.1 years
Ruth2979.4 years
George2875.2 years
Carl2574.0 years
Virginia2181.0 years
Most common last names in Philippi, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mayle7166.8 years
Poling5176.3 years
Smith4079.9 years
Jones4075.3 years
Murphy3374.7 years
Boyles3277.2 years
Phillips3073.0 years
Mitchell3082.3 years
Wilson2978.2 years
Daugherty2775.4 years
Businesses in Philippi, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1UPS1
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