St. Albans, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 10,265 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 4,802  (46.8%)
Females: 5,463  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25177.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,401 (it was $37,130 in 2000)
St. Albans:

$46,401
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,831 (it was $19,806 in 2000)

St. Albans city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,884 (it was $77,000 in 2000)
St. Albans:

$114,884
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,437; detached houses: $149,741; townhouses or other attached units: $129,048; in 2-unit structures: $159,186; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,298; mobile homes: $57,471

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Albans: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.9% for American Indian residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in St. Albans, WV (2017)
    • 9,75491.9%White alone
    • 3373.2%Black alone
    • 2662.5%Two or more races
    • 860.8%Hispanic
    • 680.6%American Indian alone
    • 380.4%Asian alone

Races in St. Albans detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in St. Albans, West Virginia as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Albans is 175 to 1.


Crime rates in St. Albans by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
3
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
6
(54.9)
4
(37.1)
1
(9.4)
4
(38.2)
4
(39.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(45.0)
6
(54.6)
10
(91.2)
6
(54.9)
11
(99.5)
9
(81.8)
7
(63.9)
8
(73.2)
9
(83.4)
6
(56.4)
2
(19.1)
4
(39.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(178.9)
16
(143.9)
29
(263.7)
32
(291.8)
26
(237.7)
9
(81.4)
15
(136.4)
30
(273.9)
30
(274.5)
30
(278.1)
30
(282.1)
10
(95.5)
11
(108.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(795.9)
83
(746.7)
106
(963.7)
95
(866.2)
92
(841.1)
72
(651.1)
81
(736.3)
59
(538.7)
55
(503.3)
91
(843.7)
100
(940.3)
N/A41
(403.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
268
(2,397)
234
(2,105)
279
(2,537)
301
(2,745)
334
(3,054)
262
(2,369)
354
(3,218)
278
(2,538)
360
(3,294)
352
(3,263)
340
(3,197)
N/A126
(1,240)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(447.1)
50
(449.8)
42
(381.9)
38
(346.5)
26
(237.7)
21
(189.9)
24
(218.2)
22
(200.9)
20
(183.0)
28
(259.6)
46
(432.5)
32
(305.5)
20
(196.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(35.8)
4
(36.0)
4
(36.4)
1
(9.1)
3
(27.4)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.1)
3
(27.4)
3
(27.5)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)223.1214.8304.9283.9282.3277.6249.5243.9339.0320.7309.2276.4158.5

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City-data.com crime index in St. Albans, WV

Crime rate in St. Albans detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), English (14.4%), German (11.3%), Irish (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 2,836 people per square mile   (average).

St. Albans, West Virginia map

112 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $929 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $777 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (10.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (127.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (374.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Jefferson, WV (1.5 miles ),
Nitro, WV (1.6 miles ),
Upper Falls, WV (1.7 miles ),
Tornado, WV (1.8 miles ),
Cross Lanes, WV (2.0 miles ),
Dunbar, WV (2.1 miles ),
Poca, WV (2.4 miles ),
South Charleston, WV (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.38 N, Longitude: 81.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,237 (-11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 763 (17.7%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Albans, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Albans, WV in 2017

Property values in St. Albans, WV

St. Albans satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $111,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $79,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $345,500
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Albans, WV residents
Average permit cost in St. Albans, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in St. Albans, WV
Historical housing units in St. Albans, WV
Most common industries in St. Albans, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in St. Albans, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in St. Albans, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. Albans, West Virginia average temperatures St. Albans, West Virginia average precipitation St. Albans, West Virginia humidity St. Albans, West Virginia wind speed St. Albans, West Virginia snowfall St. Albans, West Virginia sunshine St. Albans, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

St. Albans, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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

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

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

St. Albans-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.7 miles away from the St. Albans city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Albans-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from St. Albans center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from St. Albans center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 225.6 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 Kanawha County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Albans topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Albans:

  • HANSFORD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HUDSON STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIVERSIDE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • ARC GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)
  • CROSS LANES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CROSS LANES, WV)
  • VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • KANAWHA HOSPICE CARE, INC. (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DUNBAR, WV)

Amtrak station near St. Albans:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Albans:

  • West Virginia State University (about 3 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 34 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 61 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 68 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Shawnee State University (about 69 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St.Albans has been around since 1863. It is a very small, and quiet town. and everyone loves everyone added by buckeye
  • greg jones is the mayor
  • Adam Williams no longer playing basketball at University of Kentucky.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. Albans: Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority Station 319 (A), Saint Albans Fire Department Highlawn Station (B), Lakewood Volunteer Fire Department (C), Zerkle House (D), William E Mohler House (E), The Beeches (F), Saint Albans Library (G), Saint Albans City Hall (H), Rosedale (I), Ravenswood (J), Saint Albans Fire Department Central Station (K), Colcord House (L), Callihan House (M), Lock House Number 1 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Saint Albans Plaza Shopping Center (1), Saint Albans Mall Shopping Center (2), Gateway Shopping Center (3), Central Square Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Albans include: Saint Peters United Methodist Church (A), Saint Paul Baptist Church (B), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (C), Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Andrew United Methodist Church (E), Saint Albans Church of the Nazarene (F), Highlawn Presbyterian Church (G), Highlawn First Church of God (H), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cunningham Memorial Park (1), College Hill Cemetery (2), Bangor Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Indian Creek (A), Two and Three Quarter Mile Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in St. Albans include: Saint Albans City Park (1), Crawford Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Renee Montgomery - Basketball player, John E. Kenna - Politician, Robert Edward Cox - Navy Medal of Honor recipient, Adam Fletcher - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks), Adam Williams - College basketball player (Kentucky Wildcats), Larry Raines - Baseball player, William E. Chilton - Politician, William Lackey - Baseball player.

Kanawha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in St. Albans and their reported violations in the past:

ST ALBANS WATER (Population served: 13,265, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2014)
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in St. Albans in 2010:

  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in St. Albans in 2000:

  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in St. Albans (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: St. Albans Branch at 560 4th St., branch established on 1993/07/19. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: St. Albans at 601-613 Maccorkle Avenue, branch established on 1983/11/07. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in St. Albans:

Marital status in St. Albans, WV
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in St. Albans:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Albans
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Albans, WV (based on Kanawha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
Here:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Kanawha County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Kanawha County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 132
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kanawha County:

12.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. Albans:

51.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. Albans:

11.9%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. Albans:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
St. Albans:

55.7%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.8%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Albans, WV Residents

St. Albans government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $242,000 ($23.58)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,566,000 ($347.39)
    Central Staff Services: $3,177,000 ($309.50)
    Police Protection: $1,846,000 ($179.83)
    General Public Buildings: $1,807,000 ($176.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000 ($150.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,538,000 ($149.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $771,000 ($75.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $169,000 ($16.46)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($9.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($8.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,525,000 ($148.56)
    Other Investments - Other: $931,000 ($90.70)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $931,000 ($90.70)
    Corporate Bonds: $823,000 ($80.18)
    Benefit Payments: $636,000 ($61.96)
    Withdrawals: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $156,000 ($15.20)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($6.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,908,000 ($478.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $957,000 ($93.23)

St. Albans government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,070,000 ($201.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $247,000 ($24.06)
    Local Employee Contribution: $117,000 ($11.40)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-101,000 ($-9.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000 ($5.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $615,000 ($59.91)
    Interest Earnings: $305,000 ($29.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $139,000 ($13.54)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,121,000 ($596.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($10.33)
    Other: $76,000 ($7.40)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($2.63)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,972,000 ($386.95)
    Property: $2,297,000 ($223.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $451,000 ($43.94)
    Other: $159,000 ($15.49)
    Other License: $147,000 ($14.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $91,000 ($8.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($0.29)

St. Albans government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,353,000 ($1593.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,078,000 ($1468.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,275,000 ($124.21)

St. Albans government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,278,000 ($124.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,239,000 ($120.70)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,206,000 ($117.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,553,000 ($248.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,747,000 ($267.61)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Putnam County, WV  0.69% ($44,780 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.24% ($30,903)
from Fayette County, WV  0.16% ($34,483)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Putnam County, WV  0.87% ($49,738 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($37,543)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,532)
Businesses in St. Albans, WV
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Nike1
GNC1Tim Hortons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Value City Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Albans:

  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSWW (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Albans:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • W208AK (89.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Albans:

  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WOWB-LP (Channel 53; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. Albans fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 328ft / 99.5mTotal length
  • $550,000Total costs
  • 137,268Total average daily traffic
  • 7,962Total average daily truck traffic
  • 174,978Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Albans)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Aep John Amos Power Plant (Lat: 38.472028 Lon: -81.825972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPOY720,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/1999, Expiration Date: 09/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2008, Certifier: Norbert H Snobeck, Registrant: Unity Communications, Inc., 7945 Macarthur Blvd, Suite 214, Cabin John, MD 20818, Phone: (301) 760-4622, Fax: (301) 229-7730, Email:
  • Scott Depot Road (Lat: 38.404250 Lon: -81.895972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPPZ264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2010, Expiration Date: 03/24/2020, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 38.385639 Lon: -81.852917, Call Sign: WQBH657, Licensee ID: L00874727,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.745 MHz, 151.775 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 10/07/2004, Expiration Date: 04/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2005, Certifier: Diana J Williams, Registrant: Mac V, Inc Dba Mcdonald\'s, Hurricane, WV 25526, Phone: (304) 757-2812, Fax: (304) 757-6056
  • Lat: 38.385639 Lon: -81.852917, Call Sign: WQBM368, Licensee ID: L00874727,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.745 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 151.775 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 11/04/2004, Expiration Date: 11/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2015, Certifier: Diana J Willliams, Registrant: Mac V Inc Dba Mcdonald S, Hurricane, WV 25526, Phone: (304) 757-2812, Fax: (304) 757-6056

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in St. Albans)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$91,59830$79,56883$85,77017$32,3691$530,76012$59,0771$20,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$82,8551$82,8904$84,7801$64,4900$01$33,8800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$82,59911$71,87633$90,89912$22,6571$176,8703$42,3702$49,185
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$106,2307$73,54717$93,4003$106,0670$01$173,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$53,9601$137,4704$95,2951$187,8700$01$46,4800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00 , 0134.00, 0135.00, 0136.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$93,3313$121,743
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$60,6801$40,020
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$81,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0133.00 , 0134.00, 0135.00, 0136.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Albans, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Albans, WV - Value

2003 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2011 the average number of fire incidents per year is 116. The highest number of fire incidents - 195 took place in 2009, and the least - 20 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in St. Albans, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in St. Albans, WV
    • 52950.4%Structure Fires
    • 33732.1%Outside Fires
    • 12111.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 636.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for St. Albans, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Albans, WV
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Albans, WV
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


St. Albans compared to West Virginia state average:

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

St. Albans on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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  • Edward A. Leach (1)
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2020.