Weston, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 3,971 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 1,993  (50.2%)
Females: 1,978  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26452.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,069 (it was $26,690 in 2000)
Weston:

$39,069
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,930 (it was $14,089 in 2000)

Weston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,484 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Weston:

$91,484
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,544; detached houses: $104,776; mobile homes: $57,319

Median gross rent in 2017: $535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Weston: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.2%
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  • Races in Weston, WV (2010)
    • 3,94596.0%White alone
    • 571.4%Two or more races
    • 541.3%Hispanic
    • 260.6%Black alone
    • 240.6%Asian alone
    • 20.05%American Indian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Weston, West Virginia as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Weston is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Weston by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(47.3)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
3
(74.3)
11
(278.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.9)
3
(72.9)
1
(24.3)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(70.9)
7
(164.9)
21
(498.2)
10
(236.9)
16
(375.5)
8
(183.4)
6
(145.8)
7
(170.4)
6
(147.2)
4
(97.4)
4
(98.2)
7
(171.7)
10
(247.8)
2
(50.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.9)
2
(45.9)
2
(48.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.6)
3
(75.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)12.369.028.261.618.823.422.18.517.43.93.920.828.765.5

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City-data.com crime index in Weston, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (21.5%), German (18.8%), Irish (9.5%), English (8.5%), Italian (3.2%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 1017 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,330 people per square mile   (low).

Weston, West Virginia map

72 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $486 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $377 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 80.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,346 (+33.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 458 (32.8%)

Area code: 304

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

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
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $209,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Weston, WV residents
Average permit cost in Weston, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Weston, WV
Historical housing units in Weston, WV
Most common industries in Weston, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Weston, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electricians (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Weston, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Weston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 76% 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 near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 169.4 miles away from Weston 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 196.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Weston 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 171.8 miles away from Weston center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from Weston center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Weston 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 Lewis County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Landslides: 9, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Weston:

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

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: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 50 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 57 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Waynesburg University (about 62 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 78 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 78 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia State University (about 84 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)

Public high school in Weston:

Private high school in Weston:

  • LEWIS COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 4, Location: 2852 OLD MILL RD, Grades: 6-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Weston:

Private elementary/middle school in Weston:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 151, Location: 224 CENTER AVE, Grades: PK-6)
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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 195).

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

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.

Lewis 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 Weston and their reported violations in the past:

WVAWC MONTGOMERY DISTRICT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 4,724, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BROKEN WHEEL CAMPGROUND (Address: 2060 SKIN CREEK ROAD , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
QUALITY INN (Address: 2906 US HIGHWAY 33 EAST , Population served: 54, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Weston that have no violations reported:

  • WVAWC-KANAWHA VALLEY DIST (Address: 585 GLADY FORK ROAD , Population served: 218,091, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAWC BLUESTONE PLANT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 26,499, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAWC NEW RIVER REGIONAL WTR TRTMT PLT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 25,760, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAWC BLUEFIELD DISTRICT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 12,174, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAW - WESTON (Address: 585 GLADY FORK ROAD , Population served: 11,436, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAW - WEBSTER SPRINGS (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 1,692, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • WVAWC GLADE SPRINGS DISTRICT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 1,340, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • WVAWC MONTGOMERY HEIGHTS DISTRICT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • WVAWC 5 & 20 MILE ROAD DISTRICT (Address: 1243 US HIGHWAY SOUTH , Population served: 64, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
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
5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

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

For population 15 years and over in Weston:

Marital status in Weston, WV
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Weston:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weston, WV (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,33539
Catholic1,0442
Evangelical Protestant86612
Other1-
None11,126-
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: 7
This county:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.8%
West Virginia:

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

13.6%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

60.4%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Weston:

62.8%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Weston:

27.5
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Weston:

18.2%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Weston:

7.2
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Weston:

65.7%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Weston, 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
Streets and Highways 7$15,301$26,2300$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$21,611$37,0470$0
Other Government Administration 5$5,715$13,7161$3,192
Firefighters 4$11,226$33,6781$974
Police - Other 1$2,186$26,2323$1,399
Financial Administration 1$3,003$36,0360$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$59,042$28,3405$5,565

Weston government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $658,000 ($165.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $350,000 ($88.14)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($88.14)
    Regular Highways: $350,000 ($88.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $298,000 ($75.04)
    Benefit Payments: $97,000 ($24.43)
    Corporate Bonds: $27,000 ($6.80)
    Withdrawals: $11,000 ($2.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $760,000 ($191.39)

Weston government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $161,000 ($40.54)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $98,000 ($24.68)
    From Other Governments: $73,000 ($18.38)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000 ($12.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($8.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $100,000 ($25.18)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($7.81)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $561,000 ($141.27)
    Property: $419,000 ($105.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $255,000 ($64.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $49,000 ($12.34)
    Other License: $14,000 ($3.53)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $25,000 ($6.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,000 ($24.18)

5.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Harrison County, WV  1.32% ($38,000 average AGI)
to Upshur County, WV  1.13% ($34,707)
to Gilmer County, WV  0.36% ($28,250)
Businesses in Weston, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1Long John Silver's1
Comfort Inn1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1Super 82
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1

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)
Weston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Weston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 73Number of bridges
  • 643ft / 196mTotal length
  • $18,233,000Total costs
  • 297,135Total average daily traffic
  • 47,946Total average daily truck traffic
  • 328,214Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Weston, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51910-1919
  • 131920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 271970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Weston, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Weston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Weston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44156 , Serial Number: 28-7405224, Year manufactured: 1974, Certificate Issue Date: 10/12/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Shriver Trucking Co Inc, 686 Us Highway 33 W, Weston, WV 26452
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5908G , Serial Number: 15071408, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/22/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Josh S Craddock, 189 Riverview Hts, Weston, WV 26452, Other Owners: Amy Craddock
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6734H , Serial Number: 19946, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer Luke Sr Moore, 557 Glady Fork Rd, Weston, WV 26452
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6954A , Serial Number: 29054, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer L Moore, 557 Glady Fork Rd, Weston, WV 26452

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 94 took place in 2009, and the least - 36 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Weston, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.1%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Weston, WV
    • 54651.1%Structure Fires
    • 24823.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 22020.6%Outside Fires
    • 545.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Weston, WV

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

  • Super 8 Motel, 172 Market Place Mall, Weston, West Virginia 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-1086, Fax: (304) 269-1086
  • Weston Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 215 Staunton Dr, Weston, West Virginia 26452 , Phone: (304) 269-3550
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Weston, West Virginia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Weston, WV
  • 87.9%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Weston, WV
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Weston compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • John L. Martin (1)
  • Patrick H. Fox, Jr. (1)
  • Gregory R. Brannon (1)

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