Valley Grove, West Virginia

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Population in 2014: 371 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 183  (49.5%)
Females: 188  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26060.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,281 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Valley Grove:

$41,281
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,724 (it was $20,542 in 2000)

Valley Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,999 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Valley Grove:

$89,999
WV:

$103,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $137,001; Detached houses: $144,229; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,023; In 2-unit structures: $141,849; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,427; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,455; Mobile homes: $40,954

Median gross rent in 2013: $578.

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  • Races in Valley Grove, WV (2010)

    Valley Grove races chart
    • 37298.4%White alone
    • 41.1%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Valley Grove: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.6%), Irish (23.4%), English (11.6%), Polish (6.0%), United States (5.3%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 957 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 658 people per square mile   (low).

Valley Grove, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Valley Grove:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valley Grove village:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,088 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $653 (0.8%)

Valley Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (39.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Alexander borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Triadelphia, WV (2.0 miles ), West Liberty, WV (2.4 miles ), Wheeling, WV (2.6 miles ), Bethlehem, WV (2.7 miles ), Clearview, WV (2.7 miles ), Bethany, WV (2.9 miles ), Martins Ferry, OH (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 80.57 W

Valley Grove household income distribution Valley Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -154 (-27.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Valley Grove, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Valley Grove-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Valley Grove village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 tornado 39.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 85% 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 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 109.2 miles away from Valley Grove 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 223.0 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Valley Grove center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 222.8 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 Ohio County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley Grove:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., FLYNN AVENUE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RITZ AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RAVEN AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • NORTHERN PANHANDLE MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WHEELING, WV)

Amtrak station near Valley Grove:

  • 9 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Grove:

  • West Liberty University (about 6 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 21 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 25 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 36 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 39 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

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Notable location: Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McGraw Run (A), Battle Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Valley Motel (3661 National Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.21. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.21
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00616. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00616
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
West Virginia average:

11.3

Valley Grove travel time to work - commute Valley Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Valley Grove village (based on Ohio County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,1349
Mainline Protestant8,91935
Evangelical Protestant3,96325
Other1,6155
Black Protestant2342
Orthodox1801
None16,398-
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: 14
Ohio County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Ohio County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

31.7%
West Virginia:

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

13.0%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,602
Totals for Government 0$0 8$4,602

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marshall County, WV  0.79% ($33,163 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.69% ($26,927)
from Brooke County, WV  0.21% ($36,158)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Belmont County, OH  0.86% ($27,065 average AGI)
to Marshall County, WV  0.81% ($34,876)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.29% ($44,192)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Grove:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Grove:

  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Grove:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Valley Grove fatal accident list:

Nov 25, 1995 02:10 AM, 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $3,742,000Total costs
  • 14,750Total average daily traffic
  • 796Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Valley Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Stoolfire W Alexander Ridge (Lat: 40.015083 Lon: -80.549806), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNKT284
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2400 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022Registrant: State Of West Virginia Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • 730 Valley Grove Rd (Lat: 40.087389 Lon: -80.560361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQMC450
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2010, Expiration Date: 06/28/2020, Certifier: William A FerrariRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • VALLEY GROVE, On W Alexander Road, 8.05 Kilometers East Of (Lat: 40.096833 Lon: -80.527667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLK872
    Assigned Frequencies: 6305.96 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PT72XC014, Route 1, Box 108 (Lat: 40.081500 Lon: -80.550111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQRV642
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • VALLEY GROVE-010001B, Route 1, Box 108 (Lat: 40.081500 Lon: -80.550111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQUD237
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2014, Expiration Date: 06/06/2024, Certifier: Jeremy FinefrockRegistrant: Monte R. Lee & Company, 100 Nw 63rd Street, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Phone: (405) 842-2405, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N8DHJ, Grant Date: 05/01/1996, Expiration Date: 05/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2008, Registrant: Virgil R Davis Jr, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: N8EKT, Licensee ID: L01330642, Grant Date: 10/09/2007, Expiration Date: 11/19/2017, Certifier: Ralph A Rich, Registrant: Ralph A Rich, Rr 1 Box 133 Lot 23, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: KC8RAT, Licensee ID: L00342794, Grant Date: 03/11/2011, Expiration Date: 04/03/2021, Certifier: Daniel P Tustin, Registrant: Daniel P Tustin, 2816 Castleman Run Road, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: KC8TKC, Licensee ID: L00487237, Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Charles H Guthoerl Jr, Registrant: Charles H Guthoerl Jr, 1065 Valley Grove Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060-8901
  • Call Sign: KD8VVQ, Licensee ID: L01823202, Grant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2013, Certifier: Bruce A Baker, Registrant: Bruce A Baker, 2583 West Alexander Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: K9BTM, Previous Call Sign: KD8VVQ, Licensee ID: L01823202, Grant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 12/03/2023, Certifier: Bruce A Baker, Registrant: Bruce A Baker, 2583 West Alexander Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060

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

VALLEY GROVE WATER DEPT (Population served: 686, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Valley Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valley Grove, WV
Most common first names in Valley Grove, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1471.0 years
Charles1375.8 years
John980.3 years
Mary980.2 years
William976.9 years
James873.5 years
Harold670.5 years
Helen581.4 years
George578.8 years
Paul574.6 years
Most common last names in Valley Grove, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith872.1 years
Davis880.5 years
Ferrell777.4 years
Newland575.6 years
Taggart472.0 years
Rose475.5 years
Moore481.0 years
Abercrombie379.3 years
White385.3 years
Hall357.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (3%)
Businesses in Valley Grove, WV
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
FedEx1UPS1

Valley Grove compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.