Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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Population in 2012: 1,736 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +116.2%
Males: 745  (43.0%)
Females: 991  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  21.9 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 25443.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,620 (it was $40,750 in 2000)
Shepherdstown:

$80,620
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,166 (it was $28,539 in 2000)

Shepherdstown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $303,161 (it was $154,700 in 2000)
Shepherdstown:

$303,161
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $359,635; Detached houses: $356,125; Townhouses or other attached units: $396,579

Median gross rent in 2012: $883.

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  • White alone - 1,454 (83.9%)
  • Black alone - 163 (9.4%)
  • Hispanic - 50 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shepherdstown: 134.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), English (15.6%), Irish (13.4%), United States (3.7%), French (2.6%), Danish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 406 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 4,794 people per square mile   (average).

Shepherdstown,WV real estate house value index trend

Shepherdstown, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Shepherdstown:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shepherdstown town:

  • Never married: 67.1%
  • Now married: 22.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

78 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This town:  4.6%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Shepherdstown, West Virginia as of February 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shepherdstown to the number of sex offenders is 434 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,795 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,861 (1.0%)

Shepherdstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (20.6 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (55.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (146.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shepherdstown district, WV (1.1 miles ), Sharpsburg, MD (1.9 miles ), Antietam, MD (1.9 miles) , Mercersville, MD (2.3 miles) , Dargan, MD (2.3 miles) , Shenandoah Junction, WV (2.3 miles ), Bakersville, MD (2.5 miles) , Mount Briar, MD (2.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $53,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 77.81 W

Area code: 304

Shepherdstown household income distribution Shepherdstown home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Information (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Shepherdstown-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.3 miles away from the Shepherdstown town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shepherdstown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 197.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from Shepherdstown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from the city 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 113.8 miles away from Shepherdstown 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 341.4 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 Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Robert Lucas (governor) - Politician, Benjamin Carl Unseld - Gospel musician, Henry Bedinger - Politician, William Lucas (politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Shepherdstown:

  • CANTERBURY CENTER (80 MADDEX DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shepherdstown:

  • MARTINSBURG VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 9 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • GABOYA PLACE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF MARTINSBURG (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • SOUTHSIDE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • BMA - MARTINSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; RANSON, WV)

Amtrak stations near Shepherdstown:

  • 9 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

College/University in Shepherdstown:

  • Shepherd University (Full-time enrollment: 3,745; Location: 301 North King St; Public; Website: WWW.SHEPHERD.EDU; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Shepherdstown:

  • American Public University System (about 11 miles; Charles Town, WV; Full-time enrollment: 43,829)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 16 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Frederick Community College (about 21 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shenandoah University (about 27 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 30 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 37 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Gettysburg College (about 42 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shepherdstown:

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Library in Shepherdstown:

  • SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,197; Location: 100 EAST GERMAN STREET; 17,420 books; 1,240 audio materials; 569 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Shepherds Grist Mill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shepherdstown include: Saint Peters Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns Baptist Church (B), New Street United Methodist Church (C), Christ Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Shepherdstown include: Shepherdstown Historic District (1), Rumsey Monument (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Rumsey Tavern (233 Lowe Drive), Sebastian's American Grille (233 Lowe Drive), Eastern Management Development Center (233 Lowe Drive).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 29.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

SHEPHERDSTOWN WATER (Population served: 4,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2013. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
US FISH & WILDLIFE-NATIONAL CONSERVATION (Address: 698 CONSERVATION WAY , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • COVENANT CHURCH (Address: 516 FORMAN ROAD W. , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  37.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
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: 0.8% of all households
620 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Shepherdstown compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Banks with branches in Shepherdstown (2011 data):

  • Jefferson Security Bank: Barron Office Branch at 7994 Martinsburg Pike, branch established on 2006/06/15; at Washington And Princess Streets, branch established on 1869/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $274.7 mil, Deposits: $251.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • United Bank: Shepherdstown Branch at 7867 Martinsburg Pike, branch established on 2006/06/29. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Shepherdstown Branch at 8327 Martinsburg Pike, branch established on 1991/02/12. 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 Shepherdstown, West Virginia:

  • Bavarian Inn, 164 Shepherdgrade Rd, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 , Phone: (304) 876-2551, Fax: (304) 876-0435
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 233 Lowe Dr, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 , Phone: (304) 876-7000, Fax: (304) 876-8454
  • National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 , Phone: (304) 876-7263, Fax: (304) 876-7227
  • Comfort Inn, 70 Maddex Square Dr, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 , Phone: (304) 876-3160, Fax: (304) 876-3161
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shepherdstown town (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.15%
Here: 33.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents30.2%23.3%9.5%8.5%7.5%
Congregations29.9%3.0%10.4%13.4%6.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristOther
Adherents6.1%3.2%2.3%1.6%7.8%
Congregations7.5%7.5%1.5%3.0%17.9%
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
Jefferson County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Jefferson County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

30.0%
West Virginia:

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

17.0%
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
Other Government Administration 7$18,040$30,9267$804
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,364$48,8747$713
Streets and Highways 2$2,883$17,2980$0
Solid Waste Management 2$2,792$16,7520$0
Sewerage 5$15,133$36,3190$0
Water Supply 6$23,568$47,1360$0
Totals for Government 27$82,780$36,79114$1,517

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $940,000 ($541.47)
    Sewerage: $553,000 ($318.55)
    Police Protection: $375,000 ($216.01)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($172.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($68.55)
    Regular Highways: $71,000 ($40.90)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($8.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($6.91)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($3.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($23.62)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($13.25)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($12.10)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($9.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($7.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $508,000 ($292.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $743,000 ($428.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($81.22)
    Parking Facilities: $125,000 ($72.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $508,000 ($292.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $238,000 ($137.10)
    Interest Earnings: $77,000 ($44.35)
    Rents: $14,000 ($8.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($4.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $930,000 ($535.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($14.98)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.58)
  • Tax - Property: $129,000 ($74.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($29.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $48,000 ($27.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($17.28)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $24,000 ($13.82)
    Other License: $20,000 ($11.52)
    NEC: $4,000 ($2.30)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,564,000 ($1476.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,425,000 ($1396.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,000 ($86.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($6.91)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $17,000 ($9.79)
    Beginning: $17,000 ($9.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,254,000 ($1298.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $269,000 ($154.95)

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
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 Berkeley County, WV  1.69% ($32,051 average AGI)
from Loudoun County, VA  1.59% ($74,848)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.75% ($66,914)


8.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Berkeley County, WV  3.02% ($39,512 average AGI)
to Loudoun County, VA  0.34% ($53,919)
to Frederick County, MD  0.33% ($46,803)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shepherdstown:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNR (740 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: SHENANDOAH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shepherdstown:

  • WSHC (89.7 FM; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV; Owner: SHEPHERD COLLEGE BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WUSQ-FM (102.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W243AF (96.5 FM; FLINT HILL, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shepherdstown:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W44AA (Channel 44; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Shepherdstown fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2011 02:00 PM, Sr-480, Lat: 39.40537, Lon: -77.85998, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 4, 2011 03:00 AM, Sr-480, Lat: 39.41250, Lon: -77.84500, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 24, 2009 03:00 AM, Cr-17, Lat: 39.39439, Lon: -77.81149, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 6, 2008 00:01 AM, Cr-17/1 River Rd, Lat: 39.42632, Lon: -77.75822, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 33 meters (108ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 365
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 11,972

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • On Rt 45 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 39.433722 Lon: -77.816111), Call Sign: KEC684
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2011
    Registrant: County Of Jefferson, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Suite 5, Kearneysville, WV 25430, Phone: (304) 728-3317, Fax: (304) 725-4434, Email:
  • Lat: 39.431278 Lon: -77.805639, Call Sign: WQAW944
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.575 MHz, 468.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/20/2014, Certifier: Frank Welch
    Registrant: Virginia Two-Way, 2248 Papermill Road, Winchester, VA 22601, Phone: (540) 665-9558, Fax: (540) 723-6653
  • 1000 Maddex Sq (Lat: 39.435000 Lon: -77.818611), Call Sign: WQCD814
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz... (+16 more)
    Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 301 N. King Street (Lat: 39.434583 Lon: -77.804417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQKM918
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2009, Expiration Date: 07/20/2019, Certifier: Dan Yanna
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 39.403861 Lon: -77.810139, Call Sign: WQMR238
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.612 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.512 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 451.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Stacy Boyles
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • (Shepherdstown) 4960 Engle Moler Road (Lat: 39.400806 Lon: -77.779500), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.1 m, Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: WQNQ882
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2011, Expiration Date: 04/22/2021, Certifier: James L Steele
    Registrant: Division Of Homeland Security And Emergency Management, 4752 Chimney Drive, Charleston, WV 25302-4804, Phone: (304) 957-2570, Fax: (304) 965-2685, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHEPHERDSTOWN, Lat: 39.431139 Lon: -77.805861, Call Sign: WQKE715
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019, Certifier: Frank Welch
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shepherdstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1834E , Serial Number: 7AC-5401, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 1492, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Aircraft: FLIGHTSTAR SPYDER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 31073 , Serial Number: 004, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James A Long, Po Box 3302, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3175U , Serial Number: 18254575, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry C Hockman, Po Box 1492, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 327Z , Serial Number: CD-224, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James F Young, 410 Deep Woods Trl, Shepherdstown, WV 25443, Other Owners: Terri L Young
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8642D , Serial Number: 172RG0061, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Northumberland LLC, Po Box 1192, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$202,335
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9722.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Shepherdstown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shepherdstown, WV
Most common first names in Shepherdstown, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4775.9 years
John4773.9 years
Mary4281.9 years
Charles3977.2 years
James3365.3 years
Robert2272.8 years
George2075.2 years
Margaret1980.6 years
Virginia1579.3 years
Dorothy1581.3 years
Most common last names in Shepherdstown, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Washington1276.2 years
Miller1177.9 years
Wright1073.7 years
Branson1066.9 years
Hammond1077.8 years
Jones1071.8 years
Brown1071.5 years
Carter1075.4 years
Fraley874.3 years
Jenkins875.5 years
Businesses in Shepherdstown, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Clarion1New Balance1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS1
GNC1
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