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Population in 2012: 4,081 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 1,933  (47.4%)
Females: 2,148  (52.6%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26452.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,837 (it was $26,690 in 2000)
Weston:

$29,837
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,515

Weston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,652 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Weston:

$82,652
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $121,912; Detached houses: $123,290; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,500; Mobile homes: $63,165

Median gross rent in 2012: $506.

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  • White alone - 3,945 (96.0%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 26 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 24 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Weston: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.9%), United States (18.7%), Irish (11.0%), English (9.6%), Italian (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 1017 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,395 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Weston:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weston city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

71 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Weston, West Virginia as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Weston to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $409 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $392 (0.5%)

Weston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (79.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (100.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (291.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jane Lew, WV (2.4 miles ), Lost Creek, WV (3.2 miles ), West Milford, WV (3.4 miles ), Buckhannon, WV (3.7 miles ), Century, WV (4.0 miles) , Burnsville, WV (4.0 miles ), Wolf Summit, WV (4.1 miles ), Stonewood, WV (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 80.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,886 (+45.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 643 (42.8%)

Area code: 304

Weston household income distribution Weston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Weston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.023.60.023.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.023.60.00.00.00.024.30.0
Assaults 521221110200
per 100,000 116.246.524.047.047.323.623.723.70.045.90.00.0
Burglaries 001001100231
per 100,000 0.00.024.00.00.023.623.70.00.045.972.924.3
Thefts 482537211016867
per 100,000 93.0186.047.9117.670.9164.9498.2236.9375.5183.4145.8170.4
Auto thefts 102101102220
per 100,000 23.20.047.923.50.023.623.70.046.945.948.60.0
Arson 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.70.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 26.415.311.214.611.363.225.856.417.221.420.27.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Weston, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -844 (-16.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Weston-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Weston city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/7/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Weston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below West Virginia state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Weston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weston topographic map

Birthplace of: Chuck Heater - Football player and coach, Rush D. Holt, Jr. - Politician, John William Hamilton - Methodist bishop, Rush D. Holt, Sr. - Politician, Fred Wyant - Football player, Jim Schrader - Football player, Nelson Peterson - Football player, Red Edwards - Football player and coach, Russ Bailey - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Weston:

  • FMC - WESTON (Dialysis Facility, MARKET PLACE PLAZA)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 456 SUITE B MARKET PLACE MALL)
  • LEWIS COUNTY H D HOSPICE (Hospital, P O BOX 1750)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON MEM HOSP (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 230 HOSPITAL PLAZA)
  • WILLIAM R SHARPE, JR HOSPITAL (Hospital, 936 SHARPE HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSP D/PSNF (Nursing Home, ROUTE 4 BOX 10)

Political contributions by individuals in Weston, WV

Airports and heliports located in Weston:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston:

  • Fairmont State University (about 35 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 51 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 60 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 78 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • West Liberty University (about 78 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • West Virginia State University (about 84 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 90 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 19,492)

Public high school in Weston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Weston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Weston:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 224 CENTER AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LEWIS COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 2852 OLD MILL RD; Grades: 7 - 11)
See full list of schools located in Weston

Library in Weston:

  • LOUIS BENNETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $149,484; Location: 148 COURT AVE; 17,036 books; 445 audio materials; 879 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Weston: Lewis County Emergency Ambulance Service Authority Company 8 (A), Lewis County Courthouse (B), Lewis County Jail (C), Louis Bennett Public Library (D), Weston City Hall (E), Weston Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Garton Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Weston include: Saint Pauls African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Saint Paul Episcopal Church (B), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (C), Memorial Methodist Church (D), Main Avenue Presbyterian Church (E), Haleville Union Mission Church (F), Haleville Full Gospel Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bailey Avenue Cemetery (1), Machperlah Cemetery (2), Old Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A), Stonecoal Creek (B), Polk Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Weston include: Weston City Park (1), Weston Downtown Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: WV Museum of American Glass Limited (177 Main Avenue).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (12 Market Place Mall), Super 8 Weston WV (100 Market Place MALL-SUITE12), Comfort Inn Weston (Exit 99 Of I-79 Route 33 East), Budget Inn (1214 USHighway 195).

Courts: Lewis County - Magistrates- Judges Chambers- Court Clerk (111 Court Avenue), Lewis County - Court Clerk (Court House).

 
Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.4. This is about average.
City:

35.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 20.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.0
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Weston, WV

5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Weston compared to West Virginia state average:

Weston, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Weston (2011 data):

  • Progressive Bank, National Association: Weston Branch at Route 33 And Interstate 79, branch established on 1996/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $293.0 mil, Deposits: $239.3 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Bank: Weston Branch at 202 Main Avenue, branch established on 1906/04/24. 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.
  • The Citizens Bank of Weston: The Citizens Bank Of Weston at 201 Main Avenue, branch established on 1891/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $176.0 mil, Deposits: $145.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Weston Branch at 121 East Third Street, branch established on 1979/01/02. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

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

  • Comfort Inn, Ex 99 Of I-79 Rt 33, Weston, WV 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-7000, Fax: (304) 269-7000
  • Super 8 Motel, 12 Market PL, Weston, WV 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-1086, Fax: (304) 269-1086
  • Weston Motor Inn, Rt 2 Box 184, Weston, WV 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-1975
  • Weston Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 215 Staunton Dr, Weston, WV 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-3550
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Weston, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Weston travel time to work - commute


Weston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Weston city (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.27%
Here36.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal Church
Adherents39.6%24.7%18.9%4.8%3.4%
Congregations64.0%4.0%16.0%2.0%2.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.5%1.3%1.1%1.1%
Congregations2.0%2.0%2.0%2.0%4.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Lewis County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Lewis County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.9%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
State:

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

13.6%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,555$30,6600$0
Other Government Administration 5$4,862$11,6691$1,661
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,387$31,5210$0
Police - Other 1$1,860$22,3202$728
Firefighters 4$9,551$28,6531$507
Streets and Highways 7$13,018$22,3170$0
Totals for Government 25$50,233$24,1124$2,896

Weston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.21)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $378,000 ($92.62)
    Police Protection: $316,000 ($77.43)
    Fire Protection: $230,000 ($56.36)
    Financial Administration: $214,000 ($52.44)
    General - Other: $116,000 ($28.42)
    Health Services - Other: $34,000 ($8.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $719,000 ($176.18)
    Benefit Payments: $86,000 ($21.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $35,000 ($8.58)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($3.92)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($2.45)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.23)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $487,000 ($119.33)

Weston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $277,000 ($67.88)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $106,000 ($25.97)
    From Local Government: $75,000 ($18.38)
    Interest Revenue: $70,000 ($17.15)
    Local Employee Contribution: $18,000 ($4.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $134,000 ($32.84)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($12.25)
  • Tax - NEC: $500,000 ($122.52)
    Property: $222,000 ($54.40)
    Public Utilities: $151,000 ($37.00)

Weston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($24.50)

5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, WV  0.97% ($36,839 average AGI)
from Upshur County, WV  0.82% ($23,212)
from Gilmer County, WV  0.28% ($27,222)


4.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, WV  1.10% ($27,600 average AGI)
to Upshur County, WV  0.54% ($26,147)
to Braxton County, WV  0.28% ($24,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weston:

  • WHAW (980 AM; 1 kW; WESTON, WV; Owner: STEPHEN R. PETERS)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weston:

  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Weston:

  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Weston, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

See more detailed statistics of Weston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $3,064,000
Total average daily traffic: 45,225
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,972
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 58,754

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Weston, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 109 (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 Weston, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Weston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 73
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Weston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Weston, WV

Most common first names in Weston, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18278.5 years
James14774.0 years
John14774.8 years
William13874.1 years
Charles11573.1 years
Robert8668.9 years
George6874.9 years
Thomas5672.3 years
Margaret5180.0 years
Ruth4479.7 years
Most common last names in Weston, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9574.8 years
Butcher7475.8 years
Brown4974.4 years
Taylor4376.0 years
Riffle3973.1 years
Blake3976.3 years
Linger3877.4 years
Fisher3680.4 years
Burkhammer3573.8 years
White3383.8 years
Businesses in Weston, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1Long John Silver's1
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 82
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John L. Martin (1)
  • Patrick H. Fox, Jr. (1)
  • Gregory R. Brannon (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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