Piedmont, West Virginia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.6%
(32.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)

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

1.24
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Piedmont, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (12.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (17.9%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Utilities (3.9%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (8.7%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Paper (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Piedmont, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)

Average climate in Piedmont, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Piedmont, West Virginia average temperatures Piedmont, West Virginia average precipitation Piedmont, West Virginia humidity Piedmont, West Virginia wind speed Piedmont, West Virginia snowfall Piedmont, West Virginia sunshine Piedmont, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.08. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Piedmont-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Piedmont town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piedmont-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 156.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 184.0 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 278.0 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 144.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mineral County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piedmont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Piedmont:

  • MORAN MANOR NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTERNPORT, MD)
  • CORNELL STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF KEYSER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • HOSPICE OF POTOMAC VALLEY HOSP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • EGLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LONACONING, MD)
  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)

Amtrak station near Piedmont:

  • 20 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piedmont:

  • Frostburg State University (about 14 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 21 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • West Virginia University (about 50 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 52 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 53 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 56 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 59 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Library in Piedmont:

  • PIEDMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,049; Location: 1 CHILDS AVENUE; 19,609 books; 118 audio materials; 48 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Tri - Towns Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Piedmont include: Piedmont Presbyterian Church (A), Penecostal Holiness Church (B), Trinity United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mineral County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

PIEDMONT MUNICIPAL WTR WKS (Address: 52 SECOND STREET , Population served: 775, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

11.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Piedmont (2011 data):

  • First United Bank & Trust: Tri Towns Branch at 51 Ashfield Street, branch established on 1995/08/28. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piedmont, WV (based on Mineral County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,10234
Evangelical Protestant4,90347
Catholic1,3473
Black Protestant1781
Other461
None16,636-
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:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Mineral County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

31.8%
West Virginia:

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

7.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Piedmont:

39.5%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Piedmont:

29.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Piedmont:

20.7%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Piedmont:

34.5%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Piedmont:

50.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Piedmont, 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
Solid Waste Management 1$1,662$19,9440$0
Sewerage 1$2,286$27,4320$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,997$35,9640$0
Water Supply 1$1,870$22,4401$1,176
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,675
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,699
Health 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,078
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$8,815$26,44512$6,628

Piedmont government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $596,000 ($733.09)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $139,000 ($170.97)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($132.84)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($123.00)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($123.00)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($79.95)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($71.34)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($67.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($59.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($40.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($11.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($8.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($8.61)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($6.15)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $236,000 ($290.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($31.98)

Piedmont government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $435,000 ($535.06)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($123.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($60.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($30.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($6.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $166,000 ($204.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $612,000 ($752.77)
    Other: $4,000 ($4.92)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($3.69)

Piedmont government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,162,000 ($1429.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,125,000 ($1383.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($45.51)

Piedmont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $125,000 ($153.75)

4.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
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 Allegany County, MD  1.15% ($31,585 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.53% ($39,877)
to Grant County, WV  0.35% ($42,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Piedmont:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48AA (Channel 48; KEYSER, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Piedmont fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 2014 04:44 PM, Sr-46, Lat: 39.481525, Lon: -79.046911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2003 11:10 PM, Sr-46, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 1993 08:45 AM, W Fairview, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 4, 1988 10:00 PM, 46, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • 4,720Total average daily traffic
  • 377Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,192Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Rr Near Jones & 2nd St (Lat: 39.481167 Lon: -79.049167), Type: 15.0, Structure height: 54057 m, Overall height: 14 m, Registrant: Csx Transportation, Shantrice.Cruse@one.Verizon.Com, , Jacks-onville, Phone: (904) 332-5925
  • Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Rr Near Jones & 2nd St (Lat: 39.481167 Lon: -79.049167), Type: 15.0, Structure height: 54057 m, Overall height: 14 m, Registrant: Csx Transportation, Shantrice.Cruse@one.Verizon.Com, , Jacks-onville, Phone: (904) 332-5925
  • Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Rr Near Jones & 2nd St (Lat: 39.481167 Lon: -79.049167), Type: 15.0, Structure height: 54057 m, Overall height: 14 m, Registrant: Csx Transportation, Shantrice.Cruse@one.Verizon.Com, , Jacks-onville, Phone: (904) 332-5925
  • Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Rr Near Jones & 2nd St (Lat: 39.481167 Lon: -79.049167), Type: 15.0, Structure height: 54057 m, Overall height: 14 m, Registrant: Csx Transportation, Shantrice.Cruse@verizon.Com, , Jacks-onville, Phone: (904) 332-5925

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • L9, Lat: 39.479889 Lon: -79.045306, Call Sign: WQSL548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/24/2023, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC8CIU, Licensee ID: L01115110, Grant Date: 02/06/2016, Expiration Date: 02/12/2026, Certifier: Steven R Braithwaite, Registrant: Steven R Braithwaite, 95 West Harrison St, Piedmont, WV 26750
  • Call Sign: N8TRO, Licensee ID: L00470617, Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: Keith D Braithwaite, Registrant: Keith D Braithwaite, 17 W Harrison St, Piedmont, WV 26750-1125
  • Call Sign: W8OO, Previous Call Sign: WA8TOM, Licensee ID: L01157922, Grant Date: 06/06/2006, Expiration Date: 08/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2015, Registrant: William R Mc Dowell, 82 Second St, Piedmont, WV 26750-1026

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 24 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Piedmont, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (74.3%), and Outside Fires (18.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Piedmont, WV
    • 14274.3%Structure Fires
    • 3618.8%Outside Fires
    • 94.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piedmont, WV
Most common first names in Piedmont, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1777.5 years
John1677.8 years
William1676.5 years
James1671.7 years
Charles1372.7 years
Robert1371.4 years
Joseph1172.8 years
Harry975.2 years
Frank778.0 years
Paul768.9 years
Most common last names in Piedmont, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1278.5 years
Twyman1267.9 years
Johnson975.4 years
Taylor773.5 years
Green673.9 years
Davis679.3 years
Harshbarger667.8 years
Coleman575.4 years
Fisher571.0 years
Clark475.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Piedmont, WV
  • 64.3%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 9.1%Wood
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Piedmont, WV
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Coal or coke


Piedmont compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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