Piney View, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 989. Population change since 2000: -5.4%
Males: 500  (50.6%)
Females: 489  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25906.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,176 (it was $26,324 in 2000)
Piney View:

$47,176
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,941 (it was $12,385 in 2000)

Piney View CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,966 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Piney View:

$92,966
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $91,876; Detached houses: $96,148; Mobile homes: $49,789

Median gross rent in 2013: $573.

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  • Races in Piney View, WV (2010)

    Piney View races chart
    • 96497.5%White alone
    • 101.0%Two or more races
    • 70.7%Black alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Piney View: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.8%), English (14.7%), United States (13.9%), German (9.2%), Polish (5.0%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2343 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

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

Piney View, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Piney View:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piney View CDP:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
West Virginia:

1.1%



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 August 28, 2015.
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 2013: $590 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $251 (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

Piney View household income distribution Piney View home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (44%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Piney View, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Piney View-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
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 Piney View 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 the city center
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) earthquake occurred 255.0 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 150.3 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
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 Raleigh County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piney View topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • JACKIE WITHROW HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • TEMPLE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BMA - BECKLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BECKLEY, 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:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 31 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 50 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community College (about 58 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 59 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 60 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 62 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stanaford Branch (A), Hickory Branch (B), Batoff Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 38.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.32
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.6%
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

Piney View compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
West Virginia average:

11.3

Piney View travel time to work - commute Piney View mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,61598
Mainline Protestant6,16230
Catholic1,6881
Black Protestant1,58811
Other1,0495
Orthodox641
None54,693-
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: 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%

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Raleigh County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fayette County, WV  0.70% ($32,387 average AGI)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.31% ($35,926)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.25% ($38,254)


4.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.62% ($31,307 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.26% ($34,696)
to Mercer County, WV  0.19% ($34,163)

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: 37.86528, Lon: -81.12833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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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