Thomas, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 556 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.0%
Males: 269  (48.4%)
Females: 287  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

58.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26292.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,852 (it was $22,443 in 2000)
Thomas:

$32,852
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,162 (it was $14,918 in 2000)

Thomas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,754 (it was $51,100 in 2000)
Thomas:

$92,754
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thomas: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Thomas, WV (2010)
    • 58299.3%White alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Thomas, West Virginia as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thomas is 152 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Italian (16.9%), American (15.2%), Celtic (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3040 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 927 people per square mile   (low).

Thomas, West Virginia map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $456 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $315 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (93.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (239.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Davis, WV (1.4 miles ),
Hendricks, WV (3.0 miles ),
Hambleton, WV (3.0 miles ),
Parsons, WV (3.2 miles ),
Bayard, WV (3.3 miles ),
Aurora, WV (3.5 miles ),
Gorman, MD (3.6 miles),
Harman, WV (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 79.50 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Thomas, WV residents
Average permit cost in Thomas, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Thomas, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.5%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.8%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (22.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Thomas, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Food processing workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (15.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)

Average climate in Thomas, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Thomas-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Thomas city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thomas-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 168.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from Thomas 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 248.7 miles away from Thomas center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.3 miles away from Thomas center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from Thomas center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 205.0 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 Tucker County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thomas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Thomas:

  • CORTLAND ACRES NURSING HOME (39 COURTLAND ACRES LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Thomas:

  • TUCKER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PARSONS, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomas:

  • West Virginia University (about 42 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 43 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Frostburg State University (about 47 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 54 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • James Madison University (about 60 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Waynesburg University (about 64 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 67 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)

Public elementary/middle school in Thomas:

See full list of schools located in Thomas

Library in Thomas:

  • MOUNTAINTOP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,619; Location: GRANT ST.; 12,644 books; 92 audio materials; 193 video materials; 12 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thomas: Thomas Town Hall (A), Thomas Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Thomas: Saint Thomas Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Tucker County - Public Libraries- Mountaintop Outpost (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Quail Ridge Road).

Tucker 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 Thomas and their reported violations in the past:

THOMAS CITY OF (Population served: 672, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-17-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Thomas (2011 data):

  • Miners & Merchants Bank: at 172 East Ave, branch established on 1902/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.6 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Thomas:

Marital status in Thomas, WV
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Thomas:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
West Virginia average:

10.8

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Thomas
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thomas, WV (based on Tucker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,58922
Evangelical Protestant1,02315
Catholic4632
Other1-
None4,065-
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: 2
Tucker County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Tucker County:

16.02 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tucker County:

31.1%
State:

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

15.4%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.1%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Thomas:

29.2
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thomas:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Thomas:

37.1%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

46.7%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Thomas:

75.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thomas, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$2,811$33,7320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,581$42,9720$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,291$27,4920$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$8,683$34,7320$0

Thomas government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $194,000 ($348.92)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($212.23)
    Financial Administration: $90,000 ($161.87)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($161.87)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($64.75)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($50.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($10.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($8.99)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $107,000 ($192.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($64.75)

Thomas government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $181,000 ($325.54)
    Other: $44,000 ($79.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($7.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $86,000 ($154.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($23.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($185.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($79.14)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($32.37)
  • Tax - Property: $94,000 ($169.06)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.80)

Thomas government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000 ($1609.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $841,000 ($1512.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($95.32)

Thomas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $190,000 ($341.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $122,000 ($219.42)

Businesses in Thomas, WV

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thomas:

  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thomas:

  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thomas:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Thomas fatal accident list:

Aug 7, 2013 05:00 AM, Us-219, Lat: 39.149672, Lon: -79.550128, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 3
May 10, 2009 04:45 AM, Us-219, Lat: 39.148967, Lon: -79.504022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.8mTotal length
  • $7,200,000Total costs
  • 3,163Total average daily traffic
  • 364Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,657Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Thomas)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • State Rt 32 7 Mi S (Lat: 39.147056 Lon: -79.495889), Call Sign: KJW454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021, Registrant: Wv Division Of Highways, Brushy Fork Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201-0610, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4245, Email:
  • Water Treatment Plan, Us 219 (Lat: 39.159944 Lon: -79.493944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQER601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.475 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2015, Expiration Date: 03/29/2026, Certifier: Brian Zirk, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • SR 219 Tank, Sr 219 & Cr 18 (Lat: 39.154833 Lon: -79.524833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQEW449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 05/02/2026, Certifier: Brian Zirk, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Main Storage Tank, Highway 32 & Cr 32 (Lat: 39.147500 Lon: -79.493083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 9.2 m, Call Sign: WQFC648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.475 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2016, Expiration Date: 06/15/2026, Certifier: Brian Zirk, Registrant: J & K Communciations, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • MAIN STORAGE TANK, Highway 32 & Cr 32 (Lat: 39.147500 Lon: -79.493083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQFI868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 219.475 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2016, Expiration Date: 07/26/2026, Certifier: Brian Zirk, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • TUCKER HIGH SCHOOL, Sr 219 & Cr 25 (Lat: 39.147722 Lon: -79.570833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 7.9 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQFK726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.475 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2016, Expiration Date: 08/07/2026, Certifier: Brian Zirk, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Lat: 39.142056 Lon: -79.505889, Call Sign: WQQS588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.212 MHz, 469.212 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2013, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023, Certifier: James Nelson, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Thomas (WV865), Seneca Trail (Lat: 39.140056 Lon: -79.581833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQBL517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 11/01/2024, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • THOMAS_USF, Railroad Hill Road (Lat: 39.148694 Lon: -79.503472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQKI475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/02/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • TUCKER, Us 219 4.2 Miles West Of Thomas, Wv (Lat: 39.145639 Lon: -79.576639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQNZ656, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 07/19/2021, Certifier: Joe Gonzales, Registrant: Wv Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (Dhsem), 1703 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • A4J0187B, 4.5 Mi. West Of Thomas, 1 Mi South Of Intersection Of Cr25 And Us Hwy. 219 (Lat: 39.140056 Lon: -79.581833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 78.4 m, Call Sign: WRCQ330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2018, Expiration Date: 12/04/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB8AFB, Grant Date: 05/28/1996, Expiration Date: 05/28/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/29/2008, Registrant: Nelson D Foster, Box 0208 Brown St, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: KB8CWO, Licensee ID: L00193428, Grant Date: 08/29/1997, Expiration Date: 08/29/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2009, Registrant: Diana J Shoemaker, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: KB8CWP, Licensee ID: L00193430, Grant Date: 09/02/1997, Expiration Date: 09/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Registrant: Dennis G Shoemaker, Box 277, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: KB8GJV, Grant Date: 09/17/1998, Expiration Date: 09/17/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2010, Registrant: Franklin D Shaffer, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: WB4SXM, Licensee ID: L01353013, Grant Date: 12/21/2007, Expiration Date: 01/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: John C Criner Sr, Registrant: John C Criner Sr, 305 Pineview Dr, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: KD8SOT, Licensee ID: L01715613, Grant Date: 06/08/2012, Expiration Date: 06/08/2022, Certifier: Eric R Rudy, Registrant: Eric R Rudy, 410 Pineview Dr, Thomas, WV 26292
  • Call Sign: KD8YKO, Licensee ID: L01862868, Grant Date: 05/02/2014, Expiration Date: 05/02/2024, Certifier: George R Faulkner, Registrant: George R Faulkner, 139 Broadway Road, Thomas, WV 26292

Most common first names in Thomas, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2478.3 years
John1582.7 years
Charles1476.4 years
William1169.6 years
Frank1171.3 years
Anna1184.8 years
Robert1070.6 years
Joseph1074.0 years
Harry879.0 years
Donald772.7 years
Most common last names in Thomas, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carr1179.4 years
Smith1179.4 years
Pase1075.4 years
Helmick973.5 years
Miller979.5 years
Depollo974.2 years
Shaffer977.6 years
Dibacco879.8 years
Paugh870.8 years
Barnes775.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thomas, WV
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 8.2%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thomas, WV
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Thomas compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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