Racine, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 256.
Males: 118  (46.4%)
Females: 138  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25024, 25165.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,574
Racine:

$37,574
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,471

Racine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,569
Racine:

$94,569
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $162,852; detached houses: $181,765; mobile homes: $96,864

Median gross rent in 2017: $599.

March 2019 cost of living index in Racine: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.3%
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Ancestries: Dutch (34.2%), American (9.6%), English (9.6%), French (8.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 692 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $748 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,777 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (14.4 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (146.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (372.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Comfort, WV (1.6 miles ),
Marmet, WV (3.0 miles ),
Chesapeake, WV (3.0 miles ),
Belle, WV (3.0 miles ),
Chelyan, WV (3.2 miles ),
Madison, WV (3.2 miles ),
Danville, WV (3.2 miles ),
Sylvester, WV (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 81.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Racine, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Racine, WV in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Racine-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 55.3 miles away from the Racine place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Racine-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 124.2 miles away from Racine 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 120.6 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 241.2 miles away from Racine center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Racine center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.8 miles away from Racine 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 Boone County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Racine:

  • BOONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MADISON, WV)
  • JACKSON AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MADISON, WV)
  • HIGHLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF CHARLESTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • FMS - CHARLESTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WEST VIRGINIA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)
  • MOUNTAINEER HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CHARLESTON, WV)

Amtrak stations near Racine:

  • 15 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Racine:

  • West Virginia State University (about 18 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Marshall University (about 47 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Concord University (about 62 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 75 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Racine: Boone County Ambulance Authority 40 (A), Racine Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Racine include: Racine Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Racine (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evans Cemetery (1), Workman Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Short Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Racine:

Marital status in Racine, WV
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

For population 25 years and over in Racine:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Racine, WV (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,83743
Mainline Protestant1,99317
Black Protestant4873
Other3103
Catholic1322
None18,870-
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: 12
This county:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Boone County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

15.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.6%
West Virginia:

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

15.9%
West Virginia:

13.1%

5.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kanawha County, WV  1.24% ($34,159 average AGI)
to Logan County, WV  0.59% ($52,548)
to Lincoln County, WV  0.28% ($38,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Racine:

  • 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)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Racine:

  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Racine:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Racine fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2015 11:41 PM, Sr-94, Lat: 38.143594, Lon: -81.658122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2011 09:30 AM, Sr-94, Lat: 38.145492, Lon: -81.654939, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 2009 05:17 PM, Sr-94, Lat: 38.162306, Lon: -81.638036, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 13, 2007 09:31 AM, Sr-3, Lat: 38.100731, Lon: -81.768028, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 1985 02:20 PM, 3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 21, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.3mTotal length
  • $1,525,000Total costs
  • 33,010Total average daily traffic
  • 3,203Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,099Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Racine, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Racine, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Racine)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K8KFC, Licensee ID: L01240177, Grant Date: 01/29/2007, Expiration Date: 04/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2019, Certifier: Joseph W Evans, Registrant: Joseph W Evans, Hc 81 Box 249 A, Racine, WV 25165
  • Call Sign: N8BRE, Licensee ID: L01147285, Grant Date: 05/03/2006, Expiration Date: 07/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2018, Certifier: Jarold C Leffel, Registrant: Jarold C Leffel, Star Route Box 338, Racine, WV 25165

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2007, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Racine, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (24.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Racine, WV
    • 6262.0%Structure Fires
    • 2424.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1313.0%Outside Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Racine, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Racine, WV
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Racine, WV
  • 100.0%Electricity


Racine 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.
  • Median age 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Racine on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #30 (25165) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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