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Population in 2010: 989. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 512  (51.8%)
Females: 477  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25906.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,585 (it was $26,324 in 2000)
Piney View:

$47,585
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,766

Piney View CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,605 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Piney View:

$97,605
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,068; Detached houses: $89,537; Mobile homes: $82,400

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Piney View races chart
  • White alone - 964 (97.5%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Piney View: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), United States (17.0%), English (15.1%), German (5.5%), Polish (3.9%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2343 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 94 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Piney View:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piney View CDP:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

23 residents are foreign born

This place:  2.4%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Piney View, West Virginia as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Piney View to the number of sex offenders is 989 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $431 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $274 (0.3%)

Piney View satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (43.6 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (142.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (355.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stanaford, WV (1.4 miles ), Mount Hope, WV (1.8 miles ), Prosperity, WV (1.9 miles ), Bradley, WV (1.9 miles ), Prince, WV (2.2 miles) , Beckley, WV (2.3 miles ), Glen Jean, WV (2.3 miles ), Hilltop, WV (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.85 N, Longitude: 81.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Average climate in Piney View, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Piney View-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Piney View place center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piney View-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.8 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 66.1 miles away from Piney View center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from Piney View center
On 10/28/1997 at 10:36:46, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Raleigh County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Floods: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Piney View:

  • PINE LODGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Piney View, WV

Amtrak stations near Piney View:

  • 6 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 19 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piney View:

  • Mountain State University (about 6 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Concord University (about 31 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • West Virginia State University (about 50 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • New River Community College (about 57 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 59 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • Radford University (about 60 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • National College-Salem (about 73 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)

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Raleigh 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 18.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Piney View, WV

Piney View compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Piney View travel time to work - commute


Piney View mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Piney View CDP (based on Raleigh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.37%
Here22.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents13.8%13.7%12.8%12.1%9.8%
Congregations6.1%13.9%0.9%13.0%3.5%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents5.8%4.5%4.0%4.0%19.5%
Congregations14.8%5.2%0.9%2.6%39.1%
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: 15
Raleigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Raleigh County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Raleigh County:

31.3%
West Virginia:

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

12.4%
State:

13.1%

5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,601 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Raleigh County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.06%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fayette County, WV  0.65% ($27,729 average AGI)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.44% ($28,162)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.23% ($29,948)


5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
Raleigh County:

0.04%
West Virginia average:

0.02%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fayette County, WV  0.66% ($24,196 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.26% ($35,119)
to Summers County, WV  0.19% ($33,521)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piney View:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piney View:

  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Piney View:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Piney View fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 2008 05:00 AM, Sr-61, Lat: 37.865281, Lon: -81.128331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 7, 1994 05:24 PM, 41, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8TRS, Licensee ID: L00505050
    Grant Date: 04/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Certifier: Stephan D Goins
    Registrant: Stephan D Goins, Piney View, WV 25906


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

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