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Population in 2012: 4,310 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 

Males: 2,137  (49.6%)
Females: 2,173  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,664 (it was $27,022 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$41,664
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,122

Point Pleasant city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,558 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Point Pleasant:

$92,558
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $85,424; Detached houses: $86,724; Mobile homes: $11,760

Median gross rent in 2012: $468.

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  • White alone - 4,153 (95.5%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 55 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Point Pleasant: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Point Pleasant, West Virginia on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Point Pleasant is mentioned 102 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (17.8%), Irish (17.2%), United States (13.8%), English (11.9%), French (4.6%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1833

Elevation: 572 feet

Land area: 2.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,808 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.1%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Point Pleasant, West Virginia as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Point Pleasant to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $496 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $522 (0.5%)

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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
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 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: +1,179 (+27.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 622 (37.4%)

Area code: 304

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Crime rates in Point Pleasant by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000001
per 100,000 21.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.0
Rapes 202000001001
per 100,000 43.30.043.50.00.00.00.00.022.60.00.023.0
Robberies 101224175940
per 100,000 21.60.021.843.644.189.222.4159.1112.8202.591.80.0
Assaults 13761361757121595
per 100,000 281.3151.5130.6283.5132.2379.0112.1159.1270.8337.5206.6115.1
Burglaries 473547587440374838392332
per 100,000 1017.1757.61022.91265.01630.3891.9829.81090.7857.4877.4528.0736.8
Thefts 13914417618818014915915512713190104
per 100,000 3008.03116.93830.34100.33965.63322.23565.83521.92865.52947.12066.12394.7
Auto thefts 22101712971412101027
per 100,000 476.1216.5370.0261.7198.3156.1314.0272.7225.6225.045.9161.2
Arson 010030100000
per 100,000 0.021.60.00.066.10.022.40.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 370.9225.7322.4343.9328.8310.9255.4319.1299.2326.1192.5248.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-12.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Average climate in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Point Pleasant-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 32% 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 slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Point Pleasant center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ray Stevens (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Ben Schwartzwalder - Football coach, Donnie Jones (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Jesse Quinn Thornton - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Point Pleasant:

  • POINT PLEASANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3683 OHIO RIVER RD)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1011 VIAND STREET)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2520 VALLEY DRIVE)
  • POINT PLEASANT CENTER (Nursing Home, RT. 62 NORTH)

Political contributions by individuals in Point Pleasant, WV

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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: 19,492)
  • Marshall University (about 35 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • West Virginia State University (about 39 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Hocking College (about 42 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 42 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Shawnee State University (about 48 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)

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)
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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
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AQI  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 4.47. This is significantly better than average.
City:

4.47
U.S.:

31.96
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.05. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.05
U.S.:

2.43

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: 4115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-1999), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-1999), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-1999)
MASON CO PSD-LAKIN DIST (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 3037, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-1999), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-1999), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-1998), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1998), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-1999)
J-2-Y-35 WATER (Population served: 1225, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-11-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2002)
MASON COUNTY PSD-CAMP CONLEY (Address: 332 VIAND STREET , Population served: 458, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and NOV-20-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-1997), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-1998)
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • POINT PLEASANT WATER WORKS (Address: P.O. BOX 204, Population served: 5350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MASON CO PSD-LETART (Population served: 2698, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MASON CO PSD-FOGLESONG DIST (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.2% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Point Pleasant, WV

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 compared to West Virginia state average:

Point Pleasant, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Point Pleasant travel time to work - commute


Point Pleasant mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • 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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.93%
Here26.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents42.9%21.7%5.9%5.7%4.2%
Congregations49.2%11.5%3.3%6.6%1.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Southern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents3.4%3.4%2.7%2.4%7.6%
Congregations6.6%1.6%3.3%3.3%13.1%
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: 4
Here:

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.
West Virginia:

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
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

14.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

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

14.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,887$47,3220$0
Other Government Administration 6$16,232$32,46410$890
Judicial and Legal 1$1,311$15,7320$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$22,784$27,3410$0
Police - Other 1$2,708$32,4960$0
Streets and Highways 13$18,087$16,6963$1,355
Solid Waste Management 6$10,863$21,7260$0
Sewerage 5$12,361$29,6660$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$809
Water Supply 6$13,586$27,1720$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,137
Totals for Government 50$105,819$25,39717$4,191

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $558,000 ($129.47)
    Sewerage: $533,000 ($123.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $506,000 ($117.40)
    Regular Highways: $490,000 ($113.69)
    Water Utilities: $474,000 ($109.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $338,000 ($78.42)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($66.82)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($19.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($7.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000 ($3.94)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $818,000 ($189.79)
    Withdrawals: $6,000 ($1.39)
    Benefit Payments: $4,000 ($0.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($32.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($10.90)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($9.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,084,000 ($251.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($6.73)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $964,000 ($223.67)
    Sewerage: $669,000 ($155.22)
    All Other: $30,000 ($6.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $59,000 ($13.69)
    Local Employee Contribution: $16,000 ($3.71)
    From Other Governments: $5,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $156,000 ($36.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($34.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000 ($18.33)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($6.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($3.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $633,000 ($146.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000 ($10.90)
    General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($7.42)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $760,000 ($176.33)
    Property: $291,000 ($67.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $192,000 ($44.55)
    Other License: $72,000 ($16.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $33,000 ($7.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,980,000 ($923.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,362,000 ($548.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,618,000 ($375.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $523,000 ($121.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $229,000 ($53.13)

4.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cabell County, WV  0.52% ($36,841 average AGI)
from Gallia County, OH  0.48% ($22,561)
from Putnam County, WV  0.45% ($30,868)


4.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gallia County, OH  0.80% ($34,000 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.41% ($24,429)
to Putnam County, WV  0.38% ($29,250)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Point Pleasant, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

See more detailed statistics of Point Pleasant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 182 meters (597ft)
Total costs: $1,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 104,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 15,635


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
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Neil Robert Bumgarner (1)
  • Carole Pelfrey (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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