Romney, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 1,796 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 778  (43.4%)
Females: 1,018  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26757.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,742 (it was $22,261 in 2000)
Romney:

$24,742
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,406 (it was $15,765 in 2000)

Romney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,600 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Romney:

$116,600
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $123,788; Detached houses: $128,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,781; In 2-unit structures: $62,821; Mobile homes: $46,069

Median gross rent in 2012: $504.

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  • White alone - 1,756 (95.0%)
  • Black alone - 46 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Romney: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.1%), English (10.4%), United States (8.8%), Irish (7.0%), Dutch (4.0%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1762

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,957 people per square mile   (low).

Romney,WV real estate house value index trend

Romney, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Romney:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Romney city:

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

34 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Romney, West Virginia as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Romney to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $706 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $506 (0.4%)

Romney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (71.7 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (98.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (197.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Springfield, WV (2.8 miles ), Burlington, WV (2.9 miles) , Fort Ashby, WV (3.3 miles ), McCoole, MD (3.7 miles ), Dawson, MD (3.7 miles) , Keyser, WV (3.7 miles ), Danville, MD (3.8 miles ), Rawlings, MD (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $313,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $124,900
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 78.76 W

Area code: 304

Romney household income distribution Romney home values distribution

Crime rates in Romney by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 314713161
per 100,000 155.251.7202.0354.651.0151.7864.954.4
Burglaries 51523332
per 100,000 258.751.7252.5101.3152.9151.7162.2108.9
Thefts 19151181540
per 100,000 51.7465.6757.6557.2407.7758.7216.20.0
Auto thefts 25401000
per 100,000 103.5258.7202.00.051.00.00.00.0
Arson 00021100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0101.351.050.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 61.955.5108.8104.443.074.2200.919.3

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

Crime rate in Romney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Romney, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Romney, West Virginia average temperatures Romney, West Virginia average precipitation Romney, West Virginia humidity Romney, West Virginia wind speed Romney, West Virginia snowfall Romney, West Virginia sunshine Romney, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Romney-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Romney city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Romney-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from Romney center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from Romney center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hampshire County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Romney topographic map

Birthplace of: Marshall McDonald - Engineer, John Rinehart Blue - Politician, John J. Jacob - Politician, Stephen Ailes - Lawyer and government official, Edna Brady Cornwell - Newspaper publisher, Robert White (politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Romney:

  • BIRCH LANE GROUP HOME (347 W. BIRCH LANE)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 363 SUNRISE BOULEVARD)
  • POTOMAC CENTER (ONE BLUE STREET)
  • WASHINGTON STREET GROUP HOME (400 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • HAMPSHIRE CENTER (HC 63 BOX 2580)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEM HOSP SNF (549 CENTER AVE)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL., D/P (363 SUNRISE BLVD)

Airports located in Romney:

See details about airports located in Romney, WV

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Romney:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 22 miles; Cumberland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Frostburg State University (about 24 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 34 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 35 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • American Public University System (about 49 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 52 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 62 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)

Public high school in Romney:

Private high school in Romney:

  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 16; Location: HC 65 BOX 300; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Romney:

See full list of schools located in Romney

Library in Romney:

  • HAMPSHIRE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $240,688; Location: 153 WEST MAIN STREET; 52,860 books; 932 audio materials; 1,010 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Romney: Lamberts Ambulance Service 1 (A), Literary Hall (B), Hampshire County Courthouse (C), West Virginia Division of Forestry Romney Field Office (D), Romney Volunteer Fire Department (E), Romney Volunteer Rescue Squad Incorporated Company 11 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Romney include: Romney Church of the Nazarene (A), Romney Christian Church (B), Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Trough General Store & Canoe Rentals (Tours & Charters; Mouth Of The Trough).

Courts: Hampshire County - Magistrate Court Clerk (239 West Birch Lane), Hampshire County - Magistrate Court (239 West Birch Lane).

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

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

ROMNEY WATER DEPT (Address: 340 EAST MAIN STREET , Population served: 1,948, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-17-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-17-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2009)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008)
  • Treatment Tech. No Prior State Approval - In JUN-01-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008)
SLANESVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 111 SCHOOL STREET , Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
JOHN J CORNWELL SCHOOL (Address: 111 SCHOOL STREET , Population served: 119, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CAMP WAPOCOMA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2012)
GLOBAL CAPITAL OF WORLD PEACE (Address: 1000 PURUSHA PLACE, SUITE 105 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PETERKIN CONFERENCE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-23-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)

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

  • MIDDLE RIDGE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Romney in 2010:

  • 91 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Romney in 2000:

  • 87 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 38 people in institutions for the blind
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Romney, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Romney compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Romney (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Romney: The Bank Of Romney at 95 East Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01; Sunrise Branch at Route 50 And Stayman Drive, branch established on 2007/04/10. Info updated 2010/05/04: Bank assets: $245.9 mil, Deposits: $192.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Romney Bankshares, Inc.
  • FNB Bank, Inc.: Fnb Bank, Inc. at 105 North High Street, branch established on 1910/06/10; Hampshire Square Branch at Route 50, Hc-63, Box 3270, branch established on 2004/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $155.5 mil, Deposits: $136.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Romney travel time to work - commute Romney mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Romney city (based on Hampshire County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.61%
Here: 33.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.6%13.8%11.9%10.4%6.2%
Congregations36.2%8.7%11.6%7.2%5.8%
NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.1%4.2%3.9%3.5%12.4%
Congregations1.4%5.8%2.9%1.4%18.8%
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: 2
Hampshire County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hampshire County:

31.3%
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,668$34,0080$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,168$38,0167$968
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$250
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,316$41,2640$0
Police - Other 1$2,320$27,8400$0
Streets and Highways 3$7,432$29,7280$0
Sewerage 4$9,458$28,3740$0
Water Supply 3$8,126$32,5041$1,476
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,768
Totals for Government 17$46,488$32,81512$5,462

Romney government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $609,000 ($339.09)
    Sewerage: $454,000 ($252.78)
    Police Protection: $259,000 ($144.21)
    Regular Highways: $187,000 ($104.12)
    Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($38.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($11.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.67)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($26.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $494,000 ($275.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($72.38)

Romney government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $459,000 ($255.57)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($26.73)
    All Other: $41,000 ($22.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($11.14)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($3.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($3.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($13.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $83,000 ($46.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($8.35)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($1.11)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.11)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.11)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $529,000 ($294.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $32,000 ($17.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($5.57)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($3.34)
  • Tax - Property: $151,000 ($84.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $138,000 ($76.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $40,000 ($22.27)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,000 ($4.45)
    Pari-mutuels Sales: $3,000 ($1.67)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.11)

Romney government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,080,000 ($2828.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,958,000 ($2760.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($67.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,000 ($142.54)

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, VA  0.59% ($34,755 average AGI)
from Mineral County, WV  0.43% ($27,611)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.39% ($34,156)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, VA  0.76% ($34,698 average AGI)
to Mineral County, WV  0.70% ($23,655)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($35,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Romney:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Romney:

  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Romney:

  • W69AC (Channel 69; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Romney fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2010 03:05 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 39.37639, Lon: -78.73778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 2009 04:35 AM, Cr-10, Lat: 39.27728, Lon: -78.72039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 5, 2008 01:59 PM, Cr-10, Lat: 39.32215, Lon: -78.73549, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 2006 07:25 AM, Sr-28, Lat: 39.36276, Lon: -78.75226, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 2002 07:15 AM, Sr-28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 2001 00:07 AM, Sr-28, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 28, 1992 07:50 PM, 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Romney)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Romney, WV)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Romney)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4306C , Serial Number: 7EC306, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin J Vorbach, 34 Endler Ave, Romney, WV 26757
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46996 , Serial Number: 75-3736, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Kent G Shanholtz, Hc 64 Box 480, Romney, WV 26757
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93477 , Serial Number: 800, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steve L Hudnall, 398 Everett Place, Romney, WV 26757

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Romney

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Romney, WV
Most common first names in Romney, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5375.8 years
John4771.9 years
James4475.7 years
William4470.6 years
Robert4071.4 years
Charles3377.6 years
George3076.6 years
Virginia2578.8 years
Edward2070.7 years
Anna1980.2 years
Most common last names in Romney, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haines3776.1 years
Smith3280.3 years
Hott3075.3 years
Saville3080.1 years
Wolford2777.1 years
Miller2776.8 years
Ganoe2076.3 years
Lewis2071.8 years
Davis2081.0 years
Corbin2079.7 years
Businesses in Romney, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx1UPS1
GNC1
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