Point Pleasant, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 4,314 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 2,149  (49.8%)
Females: 2,165  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 25550.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,627 (it was $27,022 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$37,627
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,280 (it was $16,692 in 2000)

Point Pleasant city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,903 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$87,903
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,812; Detached houses: $94,260

Median gross rent in 2013: $390.

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  • Races in Point Pleasant, WV (2010)

    Point Pleasant races chart
    • 4,15395.5%White alone
    • 721.7%Two or more races
    • 551.3%Black alone
    • 240.6%Asian alone
    • 250.6%Hispanic
    • 120.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Point Pleasant: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.9%), United States (15.6%), German (15.5%), English (10.6%), French (4.5%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1833

Elevation: 572 feet

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,810 people per square mile   (low).

Point Pleasant,WV real estate house value index trend

Point Pleasant, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant city:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

66 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Point Pleasant, West Virginia as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Point Pleasant to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $485 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $511 (0.6%)

Point Pleasant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (34.9 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (90.9 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kanauga, OH (1.2 miles) , Henderson, WV (1.3 miles ), Gallipolis, OH (2.2 miles ), Cheshire, OH (2.5 miles ), Gallipolis Ferry, WV (2.7 miles ), Middleport, OH (3.2 miles ), Leon, WV (3.4 miles) , Mason, WV (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $290,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.86 N, Longitude: 82.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,400 (+32.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 595 (39.3%)

Area code: 304

Point Pleasant household income distribution Point Pleasant home values distribution

Crime rates in Point Pleasant by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000000010
per 100,000 21.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.00.0
Rapes 2020000010010
per 100,000 43.30.043.50.00.00.00.00.022.60.00.023.00.0
Robberies 1012241759400
per 100,000 21.60.021.843.644.189.222.4159.1112.8202.591.80.00.0
Assaults 137613617571215953
per 100,000 281.3151.5130.6283.5132.2379.0112.1159.1270.8337.5206.6115.169.8
Burglaries 47354758744037483839233218
per 100,000 1,017.1757.61,022.91,265.01,630.3891.9829.81,090.7857.4877.4528.0736.8418.6
Thefts 1391441761881801491591551271319010464
per 100,000 3,008.03,116.93,830.34,100.33,965.63,322.23,565.83,521.92,865.52,947.12,066.12,394.71,488.4
Auto thefts 221017129714121010274
per 100,000 476.1216.5370.0261.7198.3156.1314.0272.7225.6225.045.9161.293.0
Arson 0100301000000
per 100,000 0.021.60.00.066.10.022.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 370.9225.7322.4343.9328.8310.9255.4319.1299.2326.1192.5248.2110.4

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

Crime rate in Point Pleasant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-12.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Point Pleasant city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Point Pleasant-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 108.0 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 203.9 miles away from Point Pleasant center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 312.2 miles away from Point Pleasant center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 115.2 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 Mason County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Point Pleasant topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Stevens (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Ben Schwartzwalder - Football coach, Donnie Jones (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Jesse Quinn Thornton - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Point Pleasant:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2520 VALLEY DRIVE)
  • POINT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (3683 OHIO RIVER RD)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOME HEALTH (1011 VIAND STREET)
  • POINT PLEASANT CENTER (RT. 62 NORTH)

Airports and heliports located in Point Pleasant:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Pleasant:

  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Athens, OH; Full-time enrollment: 26,181)
  • Marshall University (about 35 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia State University (about 39 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Hocking College (about 41 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 42 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Shawnee State University (about 48 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high school in Point Pleasant:

Public elementary/middle schools in Point Pleasant:

Private elementary/middle school in Point Pleasant:

  • WESLEYAN HOLINESS ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 2300 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Point Pleasant

Library in Point Pleasant:

  • MASON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,556; Location: 508 VIAND STREET; 72,040 books; 742 audio materials; 1,505 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Point Pleasant: Mason County Courthouse (A), Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department Substation (B), Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Lone Oak Cemetery 2 (2), Lone Oak Cemetery 1 (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Kanawha River (A), Crooked Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Point Pleasant include: Tu-Endie-Wei Point Pleasant Battle Monument State Park (1), Harmon Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Point Pleasant River Museum Foundation (28 Main Street), Mason County Convention & Visitors Bureau (210 Viand Street).

Hotel: Lowe Hotel (4th And Main Sts).

Court: Wv State Of Supreme Court Of Appeals (200 6th).

Mason 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 12.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.93

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

MASON CO PSD-CRAB CREEK (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 6,002, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Notify Other PWS - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
MASON CO PSD-LAKIN DIST (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 3,037, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
J-2-Y-35 WATER (Population served: 1,225, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
MASON COUNTY PSD-CAMP CONLEY (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 458, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011)
MASON CO PSD-FOGLESONG DIST (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 89, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2011)

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

  • MASON CO PSD-LETART (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 2,698, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Point Pleasant in 2010:

  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Point Pleasant in 2000:

  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Point Pleasant, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Point Pleasant compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Point Pleasant (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank, National Association: Point Pleasant North Branch at 2513 Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1986/07/21; Point Pleasant Main Branch at 421 Main Street, branch established on 1928/08/20. Info updated 2006/11/29: Bank assets: $1,788.7 mil, Deposits: $1,356.7 mil, headquarters in Marietta, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc.
  • The Ohio Valley Bank Company: Point Pleasant Branch at 328 Viand Street, branch established on 1997/07/21. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $793.4 mil, Deposits: $689.5 mil, headquarters in Gallipolis, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Valley Banc Corp.
  • The Farmers Bank and Savings Company: Point Pleasant Branch at 1716 Jefferson Boulevard, branch established on 2006/05/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $255.0 mil, Deposits: $224.7 mil, headquarters in Pomeroy, OH, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Point Pleasant at 2212 Jackson Avenue, branch established on 1965/09/01. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Point Pleasant Branch at 610 Viand Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
West Virginia average:

11.3

Point Pleasant travel time to work - commute Point Pleasant mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Point Pleasant city (based on Mason County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29633
Evangelical Protestant1,84921
Catholic1711
Other-1
None21,008-
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
Mason County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mason County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Mason County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

31.9%
West Virginia:

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

14.5%
State:

13.1%
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
Financial Administration 5$11,484$27,5624$7,353
Other Government Administration 2$6,536$39,21610$530
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,008
Police Protection - Officers 9$26,125$34,8330$0
Police - Other 1$1,599$19,1880$0
Streets and Highways 6$10,596$21,1920$0
Solid Waste Management 9$16,324$21,7650$0
Sewerage 4$11,229$33,6870$0
Parks and Recreation 5$7,116$17,0782$2,000
Water Supply 5$10,981$26,3540$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,360$28,3200$0
Totals for Government 47$104,350$26,64317$11,891

Point Pleasant government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $558,000 ($129.35)
    Sewerage: $533,000 ($123.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $506,000 ($117.29)
    Regular Highways: $490,000 ($113.58)
    Water Utilities: $474,000 ($109.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000 ($78.35)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($66.76)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($19.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($7.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000 ($3.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $818,000 ($189.62)
    Withdrawals: $6,000 ($1.39)
    Benefit Payments: $4,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($32.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($10.89)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($9.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000 ($251.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($6.72)

Point Pleasant government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $964,000 ($223.46)
    Sewerage: $669,000 ($155.08)
    All Other: $30,000 ($6.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $59,000 ($13.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $16,000 ($3.71)
    From Other Governments: $5,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $156,000 ($36.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($34.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000 ($18.31)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($6.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($3.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $633,000 ($146.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($10.89)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($7.42)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $760,000 ($176.17)
    Property: $291,000 ($67.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $192,000 ($44.51)
    Other License: $72,000 ($16.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $33,000 ($7.65)

Point Pleasant government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,980,000 ($922.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,362,000 ($547.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,618,000 ($375.06)

Point Pleasant government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $523,000 ($121.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $229,000 ($53.08)

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Gallia County, OH  0.56% ($32,380 average AGI)
from Putnam County, WV  0.45% ($31,400)
from Cabell County, WV  0.39% ($28,629)


4.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
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 Gallia County, OH  0.42% ($29,162 average AGI)
to Putnam County, WV  0.39% ($38,114)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.37% ($31,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Point Pleasant:

  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJEH (990 AM; 1 kW; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Pleasant:

  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOUB-FM (91.3 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W219AZ (91.7 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Point Pleasant:

  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WJOS-LP (Channel 58; POMEROY, OH; Owner: WILLIAM A. BARNHARDT)
Point Pleasant fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 182m597ftTotal length
  • $1,500,000Total costs
  • 104,850Total average daily traffic
  • 15,635Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Point Pleasant

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Point Pleasant, WV
Most common first names in Point Pleasant, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles9374.0 years
James9068.9 years
William8769.1 years
Mary8677.2 years
John7873.2 years
Robert7768.9 years
George4273.1 years
Margaret3175.7 years
Helen2879.4 years
Ruth2778.0 years
Most common last names in Point Pleasant, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5275.1 years
Jones5077.9 years
Roush3674.1 years
Johnson3578.5 years
Miller3371.2 years
Hall3072.6 years
Mcdaniel3069.4 years
Sayre3075.9 years
Thomas2977.0 years
Stewart2180.1 years
Businesses in Point Pleasant, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.