Philippi, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 3,380 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.8%
 
Males: 1,606  (47.5%)
Females: 1,774  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26416.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,513 (it was $21,528 in 2000)
Philippi:

$31,513
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,088 (it was $12,176 in 2000)

Philippi city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,817 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Philippi:

$109,817
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,059; detached houses: $134,581; mobile homes: $47,699

Median gross rent in 2017: $522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Philippi: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.9%
(44.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Philippi, WV (2010)
    • 2,74092.4%White alone
    • 832.8%Two or more races
    • 662.2%Black alone
    • 301.0%American Indian alone
    • 260.9%Asian alone
    • 200.7%Hispanic
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Philippi, West Virginia as of December 16, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Philippi is 136 to 1.


Crime rates in Philippi by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2008

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.9)
3
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(282.7)
8
(287.5)
9
(318.1)
3
(108.5)
32
(1,077)
33
(1,117)
20
(679.3)
34
(1,028)
19
(572.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(1,201)
31
(1,114)
11
(388.8)
3
(108.5)
8
(269.4)
12
(406.1)
8
(271.7)
3
(90.7)
9
(271.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,943)
56
(2,012)
34
(1,202)
38
(1,375)
12
(404.0)
10
(338.4)
13
(441.6)
14
(423.3)
20
(602.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(106.0)
5
(179.7)
6
(212.1)
2
(72.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
2
(70.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)177.2269.9184.2162.4304.4265.3226.9301.5157.5

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City-data.com crime index in Philippi, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (30.4%), German (16.8%), English (10.6%), Irish (10.4%), Italian (4.1%), European (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1905

Elevation: 1307 feet

Land area: 2.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,190 people per square mile   (low).

Philippi, West Virginia map

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $541 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $511 (0.5%)

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)

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 80.04 W

Area code: 304

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

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
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $62,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Philippi, WV residents
Average permit cost in Philippi, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Philippi, WV
Historical housing units in Philippi, WV
Most common industries in Philippi, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.5%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Wood products (5.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (34.7%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Private households (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Philippi, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Philippi, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Philippi center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 179.4 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 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 Philippi 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Philippi topographic map

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:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Barbour 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 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)
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)

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.

For population 15 years and over in Philippi:

Marital status in Philippi, WV
  • Never married: 42.1%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Philippi:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Philippi, WV (based on Barbour County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,08126
Mainline Protestant2,02535
Other2252
Catholic2032
None12,055-
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
This county:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Barbour County:

35.0%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.2%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Philippi:

16.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Philippi:

11.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Philippi:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

29.3%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Philippi, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 9$27,178$36,2375$4,670
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,814$35,6280$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,691$25,6580$0
Water Supply 4$13,261$39,7830$0
Sewerage 3$10,097$40,3880$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,764$35,0562$1,470
Financial Administration 2$7,723$46,3380$0
Electric Power 2$14,929$89,5740$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,147$73,7647$4,239
Police - Other 0$0 1$301
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,625
Totals for Government 35$116,604$39,97917$12,305

Philippi government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,813,000 ($2015.68)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,185,000 ($1238.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,737,000 ($513.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,302,000 ($385.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,107,000 ($327.51)
    General - Other: $686,000 ($202.96)
    Police Protection: $555,000 ($164.20)
    Sewerage: $506,000 ($149.70)
    Regular Highways: $461,000 ($136.39)
    Gas Utilities: $404,000 ($119.53)
    General Public Buildings: $277,000 ($81.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($68.64)
    Financial Administration: $155,000 ($45.86)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.89)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($4.73)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($6.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $86,000 ($25.44)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($6.51)
    Electric Utilities: $15,000 ($4.44)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($3.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,370,000 ($405.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $223,000 ($65.98)

Philippi government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,224,000 ($362.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $917,000 ($271.30)
    Other: $705,000 ($208.58)
    Sewerage: $573,000 ($169.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($9.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,126,000 ($333.14)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($20.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $221,000 ($65.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($4.44)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($2.96)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,038,000 ($1194.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,517,000 ($448.82)
    Gas Utilities: $404,000 ($119.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($9.47)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($2.37)
  • Tax - Property: $487,000 ($144.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $303,000 ($89.64)
    Other License: $107,000 ($31.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $91,000 ($26.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $70,000 ($20.71)

Philippi government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,792,000 ($3488.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,303,000 ($3344.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $489,000 ($144.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,378,000 ($407.69)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $431,000 ($127.51)
Businesses in Philippi, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1UPS1

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)
Philippi fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Philippi fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 87.7mTotal length
  • $10,983,000Total costs
  • 42,443Total average daily traffic
  • 3,654Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,149Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Philippi, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Philippi, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • BARBOUR GRAYS INC, 400 N River Rd, Philippi, WV 26416
    Certificate: D005886 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/03/2019

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11814 , Serial Number: 23048, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2005
    Registrant (Individual): John D Prusa, Rr 3 Box 284-14, Philippi, WV 26416
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8568G , Serial Number: 15062668, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Harry K Skeen, 311 Scales Rd, Philippi, WV 26416
  • Aircraft: PIPER J-3C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 54 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25911 , Serial Number: 3859, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Barbour Grays Inc, Route 3 Box 696, Philippi, WV 26416
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/21/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4998J , Serial Number: 28R-30754, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Barbour Grays Inc, Rr 3 Box 696, Philippi, WV 26416
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 800MB , Serial Number: WA-44, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Barbour Grays Inc, 400 N River Rd, Philippi, WV 26416
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/18/2018

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philippi, WV
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philippi, WV
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Philippi compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage below 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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