West Hamlin, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 736 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 393  (53.4%)
Females: 343  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25506.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,178 (it was $19,250 in 2000)
West Hamlin:

$28,178
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,420 (it was $13,072 in 2000)

West Hamlin town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,936 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
West Hamlin:

$92,936
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $116,942; detached houses: $130,827; mobile homes: $37,409

Median gross rent in 2017: $586.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Hamlin: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 47.4%
(47.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Hamlin, WV (2010)
    • 75797.8%White alone
    • 91.2%Two or more races
    • 70.9%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in West Hamlin, West Virginia as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Hamlin is 74 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.7%), Irish (15.9%), English (12.0%), Scottish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,352 people per square mile   (low).

West Hamlin, West Virginia map

10 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $386 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $215 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (15.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (125.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Salt Rock, WV (1.7 miles ),
Hamlin, WV (2.2 miles ),
Barboursville, WV (3.2 miles ),
Milton, WV (3.3 miles ),
Culloden, WV (3.4 miles ),
Pea Ridge, WV (3.4 miles ),
Hurricane, WV (3.7 miles ),
Wayne, WV (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 82.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $39,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +274 (+64.9%).
Most common industries in West Hamlin, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (14.1%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
Most common occupations in West Hamlin, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Food processing workers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)

Average climate in West Hamlin, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Hamlin, West Virginia average temperatures West Hamlin, West Virginia average precipitation West Hamlin, West Virginia humidity West Hamlin, West Virginia wind speed West Hamlin, West Virginia snowfall West Hamlin, West Virginia sunshine West Hamlin, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

West Hamlin-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the West Hamlin town 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 18.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Hamlin-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 80% 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 95.3 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 92.2 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 241.3 miles away from West Hamlin center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from West Hamlin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 308.9 miles away from West Hamlin 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 Lincoln County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 18, Landslides: 12, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Hamlin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Hamlin:

  • LINCOLN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAMLIN, WV)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF HUNTINGTON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • WAYNE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAYNE, WV)
  • GUYANDOTTE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • MILDRED MITCHELL-BATEMAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • HUNTINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • J ROBERT PRITCHARD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)

Amtrak station near West Hamlin:

  • 17 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Hamlin:

  • Marshall University (about 17 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia State University (about 24 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Shawnee State University (about 54 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Morehead State University (about 68 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

Public elementary/middle school in West Hamlin:

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Points of interest:

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

Church in West Hamlin: West Hamlin United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Twomile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln 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 West Hamlin and their reported violations in the past:

WEST HAMLIN, CITY OF (Population served: 2,964, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 64 regular monitoring violations
  • 32 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in West Hamlin (2011 data):

  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Hamlin Branch at 6888 Mcclellan Street, branch established on 1999/04/26. 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

For population 15 years and over in West Hamlin:

Marital status in West Hamlin, WV
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

For population 25 years and over in West Hamlin:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Hamlin, WV (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,46137
Mainline Protestant1,91820
Other3-
None17,338-
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: 10
Lincoln County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Lincoln County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

35.2%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.5%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Hamlin:

49.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Hamlin:

45.3%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
West Hamlin:

30.5
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Hamlin:

20.6%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Hamlin:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
West Hamlin:

44.1%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
West Hamlin:

53.0%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
West Hamlin:

76.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Hamlin, 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 5$17,416$41,7981$389
Sewerage 1$2,581$30,9720$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$5,421$65,0520$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$425
Totals for Government 7$25,418$43,5748$814

West Hamlin government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $526,000 ($714.67)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($207.88)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($95.11)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($21.74)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($9.51)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($5.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($4.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($19.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($85.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $308,000 ($418.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($25.82)

West Hamlin government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $179,000 ($243.21)
    Other: $6,000 ($8.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($33.97)
    Rents: $7,000 ($9.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($5.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($1.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $565,000 ($767.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($6.79)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($54.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($32.61)
    Other License: $7,000 ($9.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.36)

West Hamlin government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $754,000 ($1024.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $719,000 ($976.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($47.55)

West Hamlin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $281,000 ($381.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,000 ($77.45)

4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Cabell County, WV  1.06% ($36,412 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  1.03% ($35,727)
to Putnam County, WV  0.48% ($36,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Hamlin:

  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Hamlin:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WMEJ (91.9 FM; PROCTORVILLE, OH; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Hamlin:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • West Hamlin, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count3389
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4955
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1125
  • Fatalities3730
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents7940
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents307
See more detailed statistics of West Hamlin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.3mTotal length
  • $739,000Total costs
  • 11,060Total average daily traffic
  • 730Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,324Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in West Hamlin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1 Mi N On Rt 3 (Lat: 38.291750 Lon: -82.174861), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KQF794,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022, Registrant: West Virginia Department Of Transportation Division Of Highways, Brushy Fork Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • On Wv Rt 10 .76 Mi S Of Wv Rt 3 Wv Rt 10 Jct (Lat: 38.280083 Lon: -82.197361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPGC774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2004, Expiration Date: 12/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2015, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • RANGERTANK RTU-6, .1km West Of Wv Route 10, 1.3 Km South Od The Wv Route 10/Ten Mile Creek Rd Inte (Lat: 38.147750 Lon: -82.184806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQNK550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2011, Expiration Date: 03/04/2021, Certifier: Robert Parson, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies Corp, 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • TANK RTU -10, C Rt 37*19.096 Mi N Of Wv Rt 37/Co Rt 37/19 Intesection. (Lat: 38.106417 Lon: -82.262250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQUE362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2014, Expiration Date: 06/16/2024, Certifier: Richard Smith, Registrant: Evoqua Water Technologies, 2607 N. Granfview Blvd, Suite 130, Waukesha, WI 53188, Phone: (262) 521-8325, Fax: (262) 521-8275, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • W Hamilton Con, 7122 Route 3 (Lat: 38.282972 Lon: -82.162639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQNY369,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/06/2021, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • FRALEY, Farley Road (Lat: 38.293750 Lon: -82.199194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQSC393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/29/2023, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2014, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • FRALEY, Farley Road (Lat: 38.293750 Lon: -82.199194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQWZ401,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 01/05/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 67185, 7122 Route 3 (Lat: 38.282972 Lon: -82.162639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQYQ861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 12/14/2016, Expiration Date: 12/14/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • 67188, Farley Road (Lat: 38.293750 Lon: -82.199194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQYQ862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+35 more), Grant Date: 12/14/2016, Expiration Date: 12/14/2026, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • LINCOLN 911, 911 Marconi Drive (Lat: 38.286278 Lon: -82.079750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQZJ617, Licensee ID: L01901986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2017, Expiration Date: 06/07/2027, Certifier: Allen C Holder, Registrant: Lincoln County 911 Center, 911 Marconi Drive, Hamlin, WV 25571, Phone: (304) 824-3443, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Hamlin)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 27 took place in 2005, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in West Hamlin, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Hamlin, WV
    • 10750.5%Structure Fires
    • 6229.2%Outside Fires
    • 2612.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 178.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Hamlin, WV
Most common first names in West Hamlin, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2171.1 years
William1775.5 years
John1372.7 years
Robert1066.8 years
Charles975.3 years
Richard872.7 years
Mary876.9 years
Bessie779.0 years
Thomas757.7 years
Hazel779.0 years
Most common last names in West Hamlin, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins5776.2 years
Johnson3771.4 years
Bias3177.3 years
Smith2373.8 years
Pullen1574.1 years
Mccomas1475.2 years
Slone1382.8 years
Woodall1272.9 years
Estep1257.3 years
Midkiff1181.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Hamlin, WV
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 43.2%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Hamlin, WV
  • 57.8%Electricity
  • 35.4%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


West Hamlin compared to West Virginia state average:

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