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Population in 2012: 3,858 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 

Males: 1,672  (43.4%)
Females: 2,186  (56.6%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26164.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,093 (it was $30,308 in 2000)
Ravenswood:

$32,093
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,531

Ravenswood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,590 (it was $67,600 in 2000)
Ravenswood:

$93,590
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $109,831; Detached houses: $120,692; Mobile homes: $15,862

Median gross rent in 2012: $587.

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  • White alone - 3,744 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 39 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ravenswood: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.6%), German (21.2%), English (10.4%), United States (9.7%), French (4.7%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 1.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,096 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ravenswood:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravenswood city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

47 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Ravenswood, West Virginia as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ravenswood to the number of sex offenders is 175 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $761 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $597 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (42.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (97.2 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (360.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Racine, OH (2.9 miles ), Ripley, WV (3.1 miles ), New Haven, WV (3.3 miles ), Syracuse, OH (3.4 miles ), Hartford City, WV (3.6 miles ), Mason, WV (3.9 miles ), Pomeroy, OH (3.9 miles ), Tuppers Plains, OH (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $146,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $35,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $28,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 81.76 W

Area code: 304

Ravenswood household income distribution Ravenswood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ravenswood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.024.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00100000102
per 100,000 0.00.024.90.00.00.00.00.025.30.051.6
Assaults 43364117767
per 100,000 99.674.574.7149.4100.125.125.3178.3176.9154.6180.6
Burglaries 131385178167139
per 100,000 323.6322.7199.1124.525.0175.4202.6407.6176.9335.0232.2
Thefts 4235272114102124246259
per 100,000 1045.6868.9672.0522.9350.4250.5531.9611.5606.41597.51522.2
Auto thefts 34532004012
per 100,000 74.799.3124.474.750.10.00.0101.90.025.851.6
Arson 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.025.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 94.183.576.2120.041.428.442.2100.882.8125.2138.3

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Crime rate in Ravenswood 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:

2.32
West Virginia average:

1.91

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -320 (-7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Ravenswood, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Ravenswood-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Ravenswood city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ravenswood-area historical earthquake activity is 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 92.5 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 47.1 miles away from Ravenswood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ravenswood topographic map

Birthplace of: Howard Hartley - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Ravenswood:

  • RAVENSWOOD VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 200 RITCHIE AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ravenswood:

  • ELDERCARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RIPLEY, WV)
  • JACKSON GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; RIPLEY, WV)
  • JACKSON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; RIPLEY, WV)

Political contributions by individuals in Ravenswood, WV

Airports and other landing facilities located in Ravenswood:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravenswood:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 24 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,736)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)
  • West Virginia State University (about 40 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Hocking College (about 43 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,220)
  • Marshall University (about 52 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Shawnee State University (about 69 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)

Public high school in Ravenswood:

Private high school in Ravenswood:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 300 ELWOOD ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ravenswood:

See full list of schools located in Ravenswood, School District: JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Notable locations in Ravenswood: Jackson County Emergency Medical Services Station 401 (A), Ravenswood Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Ravenswood Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ravenswood include: Church of Christ (A), Faith Bible Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Grace Episcopal Church (D), North United Methodist Church (E), Our Saviour Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Praise Cathedral (G), Second Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ravenswood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Ritchies Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Jackson 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 16.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.05
U.S.:

2.43

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

RAVENSWOOD MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Address: 212 WALNUT STREET , Population served: 4600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2001)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-1997), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-1997), St Public Notif issued (JAN-27-1998)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2000), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.3%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 77.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ravenswood, WV

60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
156 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ravenswood compared to West Virginia state average:

Ravenswood, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ravenswood (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Ravenswood: First Federal Savings & Loan Associa at 234 Washington Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $12.8 mil, Deposits: $10.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: 2 Wall Street Branch at 2 Wall Street, branch established on 1899/04/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • Premier Bank, Inc.: Traders Bank, Inc Branch at 601 Washington St, branch established on 1903/03/27. Info updated 2011/04/26: Bank assets: $750.1 mil, Deposits: $622.1 mil, headquarters in Huntington, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ravenswood Branch at One Wall Street, branch established on 1988/09/24. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ravenswood, West Virginia:

  • Best Rate Motel, Rt 2 Box 33, Ravenswood, WV 26164 , Phone: (304) 273-3445
  • Scottish Inn, PO Box 33 (silverton), Ravenswood, WV 26164 , Phone: (304) 273-2830
  • Scottish Inn, RR 2 Box 33, Ravenswood, WV 26164 , Phone: (304) 273-2830
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ravenswood, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ravenswood travel time to work - commute


Ravenswood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Ravenswood city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.80%
Here25.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents37.6%26.8%5.8%5.6%5.2%
Congregations46.0%15.9%3.2%1.6%7.9%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%2.6%2.4%2.4%6.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%1.6%14.3%
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: 5
Here:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jackson County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Jackson County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

11.2%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.8%
State:

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

13.9%
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 5$10,654$25,5700$0
Other Government Administration 3$4,168$16,6720$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,642$29,4630$0
Police - Other 1$2,058$24,6961$810
Streets and Highways 12$35,348$35,3480$0
Water Supply 1$2,762$33,1440$0
Other and Unallocable 13$25,290$23,3450$0
Totals for Government 43$99,922$27,8851$810


5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.23% ($47,840 average AGI)
from Wood County, WV  0.47% ($33,217)
from Roane County, WV  0.41% ($30,400)


4.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.13% ($27,450 average AGI)
to Wood County, WV  0.49% ($32,404)
to Roane County, WV  0.23% ($27,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ravenswood:

  • WMOV (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: HAROLD F. PARSHALL)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMPO (1390 AM; 5 kW; MIDDLEPORT-POMEROY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ravenswood:

  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVRP (90.7 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WYVK (92.1 FM; MIDDLEPORT, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRYV (101.5 FM; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBYG (99.5 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WPCN (88.1 FM; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WJKW (95.9 FM; ATHENS, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ravenswood:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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

Ravenswood, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • 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

Ravenswood fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2010 04:08 AM, I-77, Lat: 38.98638889, Lon: -81.685, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 2009 10:49 AM, I-77, Lat: 38.91035278, Lon: -81.72450278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2008 06:35 PM, I-77, Lat: 38.902100, Lon: -81.723650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2004 01:57 PM, Sr-68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 2003 08:52 AM, 56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1981 07:06 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 11, 1976 03:22 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $545,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 552
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 10,775

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ravenswood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ravenswood, WV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CUBA, 1488 Little Sandy Road (Lat: 39.001306 Lon: -81.651694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQRD444
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Nec Washington St & Plaza (Lat: 38.962556 Lon: -81.749278), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: KNKP576
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: Piper & Marbury L.L.P., 1200 Nineteenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 861-3913, Fax: (202) 223-2085

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Jackson County Airport (Lat: 38.932222 Lon: -81.819444), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KVF9
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2005, Expiration Date: 11/15/2015
    Registrant: Jackson County Airport Authority, Route 1 Box 84, Millwood, WV 25262, Phone: (304) 273-8114, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ravenswood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ravenswood)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 63
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ravenswood


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

Most common first names in Ravenswood, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5376.0 years
James5072.3 years
John4974.5 years
Charles4870.9 years
William4873.6 years
Robert3467.3 years
George2778.4 years
Paul2272.4 years
Virginia1875.9 years
Betty1769.0 years
Most common last names in Ravenswood, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3179.7 years
Miller2671.6 years
White2170.6 years
Williams1970.6 years
Jones1676.7 years
Anderson1671.4 years
Moore1584.0 years
Hall1376.2 years
Davis1380.4 years
Carmichael1378.8 years
Businesses in Ravenswood, WV
NameCountNameCount
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth O. Thompson (10)
  • George F. Willard (4)
  • Angela Gale Noble (2)
  • Sharon Neeley (1)
  • Michael Philbrook (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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