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Population in 2012: 291 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.1%
Males: 152  (52.4%)
Females: 139  (47.6%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25972, 25981.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,006 (it was $21,705 in 2000)
Quinwood:

$27,006
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,972

Quinwood town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,497 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Quinwood:

$48,497
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,110; Detached houses: $51,485; Mobile homes: $17,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $392.

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  • White alone - 276 (95.2%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Quinwood: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (27.8%), Irish (27.5%), German (17.1%), Italian (9.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Lithuanian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3040 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 591 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Quinwood:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quinwood town:

  • Never married: 11.4%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.8%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Quinwood, West Virginia as of August 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Quinwood to the number of sex offenders is 73 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $327 (0.7%)

Quinwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (54.4 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (145.3 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rupert, WV (2.6 miles ), Rainelle, WV (2.6 miles ), Nettie, WV (3.3 miles ), Fenwick, WV (3.7 miles) , Richwood, WV (3.8 miles ), Meadow Bridge, WV (4.0 miles ), Hico, WV (4.1 miles ), Summersville, WV (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 80.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Quinwood household income distribution Quinwood home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -118 (-21.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

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Average climate in Quinwood, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Quinwood-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Quinwood town 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 32.9 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quinwood-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 94% 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 89.2 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 93.4 miles away from Quinwood 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 91.0 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 28.3 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 99.6 miles away from Quinwood center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 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 Greenbrier County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 2, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quinwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Ralph E. Pomeroy - Army Medal of Honor recipient.


Hospitals/medical centers near Quinwood:

  • HEARTLAND OF RAINELLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RAINELLE, WV)
  • RICHWOOD HOSPITAL, D/P (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RICHWOOD, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Quinwood, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quinwood:

  • Mountain State University (about 33 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Concord University (about 48 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,364)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 60 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 27,887)
  • West Virginia State University (about 62 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Radford University (about 65 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 7,927)
  • National College-Salem (about 65 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 4,851)
  • New River Community College (about 66 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 2,107)

Public elementary/middle school in Quinwood:

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Notable locations in Quinwood: Quinwood Emergency Ambulance Incorporated (A), Quinwood Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 16.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.86
U.S.:

11.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Quinwood, WV

Quinwood compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Quinwood travel time to work - commute


Quinwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Quinwood town (based on Greenbrier County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.62%
Here39.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents27.4%22.6%10.3%8.9%8.0%
Congregations32.0%15.2%8.0%4.0%4.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.2%3.0%2.4%2.0%9.1%
Congregations8.0%4.8%3.2%1.6%19.2%
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: 8
Greenbrier County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Greenbrier County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Greenbrier County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenbrier County:

28.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
State:

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


5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.48% ($25,707 average AGI)
from Fayette County, WV  0.28% ($32,353)
from Summers County, WV  0.19% ($29,913)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.41% ($25,878 average AGI)
to Summers County, WV  0.24% ($30,138)
to Fayette County, WV  0.23% ($21,107)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quinwood:

  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRRL (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH MOUNTAIN 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)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quinwood:

  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Quinwood:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVNS-TV (Channel 59; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Meadow Bluff Dist 8 Mi Ne (Lat: 38.093444 Lon: -80.565083), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPKB913
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, 918.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/1997, Expiration Date: 01/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: Kevin D Skiles
    Registrant: Kanawha Scales & Systems, Poca, WV 25159, Fax: (304) 755-3327

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • QUINWOOD, 1704 Russellville Rd (Lat: 38.061444 Lon: -80.727167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQNX221
    Assigned Frequencies: 7062.50 MHz, 7037.50 MHz, 7087.50 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz... (+30 more)
    Grant Date: 06/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/23/2021, Certifier: Joe Gonzales
    Registrant: West Virginia Office Of Emergency Medical Services, 190 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Phone: (304) 581-2900, Fax: (304) 285-3148, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD8AXP, Licensee ID: L00976748
    Grant Date: 02/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2006, Certifier: Willard E Wright
    Registrant: Willard E Wright, 113 First Street - Box 97, Quinwood, WV 25981
  • Call Sign: W8NBG, Previous Call Sign: KD8AXP, Licensee ID: L00976748
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 01/10/2016, Certifier: Willard E Wright
    Registrant: Willard E Wright, 113 First Street - Box 97, Quinwood, WV 25981
  • Call Sign: KD8PNJ, Licensee ID: L01618881
    Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/16/2021, Certifier: Jackie L Grubb
    Registrant: Jackie L Grubb, 7573 Millcreek Rd, Quinwood, WV 25981


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Quinwood


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Quinwood, WV

Most common first names in Quinwood, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1675.4 years
James1063.9 years
Charles775.0 years
Walter673.3 years
William668.7 years
Mary672.5 years
Virginia579.2 years
Bessie580.2 years
Roy578.2 years
Betty580.4 years
Most common last names in Quinwood, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Odell2576.7 years
Mcclung2572.8 years
Nutter1677.4 years
Miller1065.4 years
Smith968.4 years
Boone870.9 years
Hellems771.5 years
Amick675.4 years
Kelley669.2 years
Legg677.0 years
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