Summersville, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 3,361 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 1,449  (43.1%)
Females: 1,912  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26651, 26679.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,596 (it was $29,783 in 2000)
Summersville:

$43,596
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,491 (it was $23,217 in 2000)

Summersville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,932 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Summersville:

$149,932
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,619; detached houses: $189,508; mobile homes: $27,819

Median gross rent in 2017: $377.

March 2019 cost of living index in Summersville: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Summersville, WV (2010)
    • 3,44496.4%White alone
    • 511.4%Hispanic
    • 310.9%Asian alone
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 130.4%Black alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Summersville, West Virginia as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Summersville is 120 to 1.


Crime rates in Summersville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(59.3)
4
(118.8)
5
(150.8)
7
(211.8)
N/A27
(754.8)
42
(1,174)
22
(616.4)
16
(453.0)
7
(202.4)
5
(146.6)
4
(120.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(148.3)
11
(326.8)
8
(241.3)
11
(332.8)
19
(567.0)
12
(335.5)
9
(251.7)
11
(308.2)
2
(56.6)
7
(202.4)
2
(58.6)
3
(90.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(1,453)
65
(1,931)
67
(2,021)
210
(6,354)
106
(3,163)
105
(2,935)
108
(3,020)
101
(2,830)
145
(4,105)
117
(3,382)
111
(3,254)
73
(2,191)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(118.6)
6
(178.3)
3
(90.5)
6
(181.5)
2
(59.7)
5
(139.8)
5
(139.8)
2
(56.0)
2
(56.6)
4
(115.6)
5
(146.6)
2
(60.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)89.9147.1168.3334.3212.8319.8384.5262.5263.3207.9198.8122.7

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City-data.com crime index in Summersville, WV

Crime rate in Summersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.20
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (34.1%), English (16.3%), Irish (11.9%), German (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (6.6%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1894 feet

Land area: 4.25 square miles.

Population density: 791 people per square mile   (low).

Summersville, West Virginia map

39 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $977 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $622 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (43.1 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (156.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (327.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Nettie, WV (3.1 miles ),
Craigsville, WV (3.4 miles ),
Tioga, WV (3.7 miles),
Hico, WV (3.8 miles ),
Camden-on-Gauley, WV (3.8 miles),
Fenwick, WV (3.8 miles),
Birch River, WV (4.0 miles),
Richwood, WV (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 80.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,718 (+79.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 983 (60.5%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Summersville, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Summersville, WV in 2017
Summersville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $103,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Summersville, WV residents
Average permit cost in Summersville, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Summersville, WV
Historical housing units in Summersville, WV
Most common industries in Summersville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Summersville, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Electricians (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.4%)
  • Registered nurses (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)

Average climate in Summersville, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Summersville, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Summersville-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 168.4 miles away from Summersville 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 223.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 230.2 miles away from Summersville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Summersville center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 165.2 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 Nicholas County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Landslides: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summersville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE GROUP HOME (509 DUFFY STREET)
  • SUMMERSVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 400 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS ROAD)
  • MOUNTAIN RIDGE DIALYSIS (229 MERCHANTS WALK)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (800 BROAD STREET)

Airports located in Summersville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summersville:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 51 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Concord University (about 61 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 74 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 77 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Roanoke College (about 81 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Radford University (about 81 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)

Public high school in Summersville:

Private high school in Summersville:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 114, Location: 899 BROAD ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Summersville:

Private elementary/middle school in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 70 FRIENDS R FUN DR, Grades: KG-7)
See full list of schools located in Summersville

Library in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,300; Location: 6201 WEBSTER ROAD; 35,736 books; 807 audio materials; 663 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Summersville: Summersville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Jan - Care Ambulance Service Incorporated Summersville (B), Elizabeth Stephenson Memorial Library (C), Summersville Municipal Building (D), Nicholas County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summersville include: Saint Johns Church (A), Dotson-Simpson United Methodist Church (B), Summersville Church of God (C), Summersville Presbyterian Church (D), Summersville Pentecostal Holiness Church (E), Summersville Baptist Church (F), Southern Baptist Fellowship Church (G), Saint Martins Church (H), Memorial United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Catholic Church Cemetery (1), Groves Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Duffy Branch (A), Arbuckle Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Summersville (5400 Webster Road), Super 8 Summersville WV (306 Merchants Walk), Country Inn Sts Summersville (106 Merchant Walk Shopping Centre), SLEEP INN (701 Professional Park Dr), Super 8 Motel (306 Merchants Walk), Sleep Inn Summersville (701 Professional Park Drive).

Court: Summerville City - Municipal Court (400 Broad Street).

Birthplace of: Buzz Nutter - Football player, Stephen Roberts (director) - Film director.

Nicholas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SUMMERSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 5,746, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-17-2009 to FEB-17-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Summersville in 2000:

  • 58 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Summersville (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Summersville Northside Branch at 815 Northside Dr, branch established on 1993/12/20; Summersville Main Branch at 811 Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/03. 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
  • Woodforest National Bank: Summersville Walmart Branch at 200 Wal Street, branch established on 2007/08/11. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • United Bank: Summersville Branch at 2004 West Webster Road, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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.
  • First Community Bank: Summersville Northside Branch at 902 North Side Drive, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Summersville Main Branch at 507 Main Street, branch established on 1900/04/17. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Summersville:

Marital status in Summersville, WV
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Summersville:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Summersville, WV (based on Nicholas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,09646
Evangelical Protestant3,09839
Catholic4402
Other12
None17,598-
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: 5
Here:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Nicholas County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Summersville:

48.9%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Summersville:

21.7%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Summersville:

14.0%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Summersville:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

31.9%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Summersville:

54.9%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Summersville:

82.7%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Summersville, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 421$1,977,291$56,36061$89,295
Police Protection - Officers 17$61,145$43,1610$0
Water Supply 8$29,452$44,1781$1,548
Sewerage 6$17,615$35,2300$0
Financial Administration 6$21,735$43,4700$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,288$39,0910$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,761$33,1321$310
Police - Other 1$3,744$44,9280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$8,799
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,000
Totals for Government 465$2,130,031$54,96973$100,952

Summersville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $272,000 ($80.93)
    Sewerage: $272,000 ($80.93)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $50,472,000 ($15016.96)
    Police Protection: $1,396,000 ($415.35)
    Sewerage: $789,000 ($234.75)
    Water Utilities: $789,000 ($234.75)
    Regular Highways: $670,000 ($199.35)
    General - Other: $562,000 ($167.21)
    Central Staff Services: $510,000 ($151.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($94.32)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($65.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $218,000 ($64.86)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($12.50)
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000 ($9.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($5.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($13.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($12.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,416,000 ($421.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $153,000 ($45.52)

Summersville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $48,276,000 ($14363.58)
    Sewerage: $1,272,000 ($378.46)
    Other: $169,000 ($50.28)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($6.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($10.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $822,000 ($244.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $293,000 ($87.18)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($5.36)
    Rents: $14,000 ($4.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,272,000 ($378.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($4.76)
    Other: $15,000 ($4.46)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,295,000 ($385.30)
    Property: $669,000 ($199.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $316,000 ($94.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $250,000 ($74.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $61,000 ($18.15)
    Other License: $31,000 ($9.22)
    Amusements Sales: $21,000 ($6.25)

Summersville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,404,000 ($6070.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,715,000 ($5865.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $736,000 ($218.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($13.98)

Summersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,532,000 ($753.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $582,000 ($173.16)

4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.55% ($31,277 average AGI)
to Webster County, WV  0.36% ($28,935)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.29% ($30,240)
Businesses in Summersville, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

TV broadcast stations around Summersville:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
Summersville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Summersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $4,560,000Total costs
  • 70,869Total average daily traffic
  • 10,775Total average daily truck traffic
  • 96,607Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Summersville, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Summersville, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: REYNOLDS DONALD H PIETENPOL AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 196RD , Serial Number: 1, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Donald H Reynolds, 132 Eric Dr, Summersville, WV 26651
  • Aircraft: DONALD H REYNOLDS CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 3202 (270 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 308DR , Serial Number: CH2-0212-2896, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Donald H Reynolds, 132 Eric Dr, Summersville, WV 26651
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84174 , Serial Number: 7AC2862
    Registrant (Government): Civil Air Patrol West Virginia Wg, , Summersville, WV 26651
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/16/2018
  • Aircraft: CENTRAL TESTING INC EXEC 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 73CT , Serial Number: 6397, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Testing Inc, Po Box 481, Summersville, WV 26651

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 67 took place in 2014, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Summersville, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.9%), and Outside Fires (21.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Summersville, WV
    • 38255.9%Structure Fires
    • 14521.2%Outside Fires
    • 11817.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 385.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summersville, WV

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

  • Best Western Summersville Lake Motor Lodge, 1203 S Broad St, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-6900, Fax: (304) 872-6908
  • Super 8 Motel-Summersville, 306 Merchants Walk, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-4888, Fax: (304) 872-4888
  • Quality Inn, 903 Industrial Dr N, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-6500, Fax: (304) 872-3090
  • Sleep Inn, 701 Professional Park Dr, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-4500, Fax: (304) 872-0288
  • Hampton Inn Of Summersville, 5400 Webster Rd, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-7100, Fax: (304) 872-7101
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 106 Merchants Walk, Summersville, West Virginia 26651 , Phone: (304) 872-0555, Fax: (304) 872-9585
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Summersville, West Virginia
Most common first names in Summersville, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6878.0 years
James6369.0 years
William5576.1 years
John5575.6 years
Charles5274.7 years
Joseph2576.0 years
Robert2570.2 years
George2379.6 years
Gladys2081.5 years
Thomas1872.4 years
Most common last names in Summersville, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6474.0 years
Mcclung5281.0 years
Groves4676.8 years
Odell4176.9 years
Rader3675.1 years
Grose3374.6 years
Bailes2874.6 years
Thomas2771.2 years
Adkins2667.0 years
Hughes2680.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Summersville, WV
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Summersville, WV
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas


Summersville compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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