White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 2,351 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 1,010  (43.0%)
Females: 1,341  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 24925, 24986.

White Sulphur Springs Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,346 (it was $26,694 in 2000)
White Sulphur Springs:

$38,346
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,166 (it was $14,822 in 2000)

White Sulphur Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,955 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
White Sulphur Springs:

$130,955
WV:

$124,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $638.

March 2019 cost of living index in White Sulphur Springs: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in White Sulphur Springs, WV (2019)
    • 2,24775.1%White alone
    • 37112.4%Black alone
    • 2357.9%Two or more races
    • 1043.5%Hispanic
    • 170.6%Other race alone
    • 150.5%Asian alone

Races in White Sulphur Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia as of May 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in White Sulphur Springs is 208 to 1.


Crime rates in White Sulphur Springs by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2019

Murders
(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)
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)
1
(40.5)
2
(83.5)
Robberies
(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)
1
(41.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(85.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(131.9)
2
(81.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.5)
8
(324.0)
2
(83.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.9)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.5)
3
(125.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(169.9)
1
(43.0)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.0)
8
(334.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.8)
Arson
(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)
City-Data.com crime index27.21.71.726.419.22.88.1103.3121.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in White Sulphur Springs, WV

Crime rate in White Sulphur Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), Irish (13.8%), German (12.7%), African (4.9%), British (2.2%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1880 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,198 people per square mile   (low).

White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia map

60 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $552 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $421 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (40.5 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (121.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (316.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Lewisburg, WV (2.7 miles ),
Fairlea, WV (2.9 miles ),
Ronceverte, WV (3.1 miles ),
Callaghan, VA (3.5 miles ),
Falling Spring, WV (3.7 miles ),
Covington, VA (4.1 miles ),
Alderson, WV (4.4 miles ),
Union, WV (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 80.30 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in White Sulphur Springs, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in White Sulphur Springs, WV in 2019
White Sulphur Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $724,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,600
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 White Sulphur Springs, WV residents
Average permit cost in White Sulphur Springs, WV
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Historical population in White Sulphur Springs, WV
Historical housing units in White Sulphur Springs, WV
Most common industries in White Sulphur Springs, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (32.8%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.8%)
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Paper (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (35.9%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in White Sulphur Springs, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

White Sulphur Springs-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the White Sulphur Springs city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Sulphur Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 129.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from the city 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 200.4 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 255.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from White Sulphur Springs center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from White Sulphur Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greenbrier County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White Sulphur Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near White Sulphur Springs:

  • MONTVUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LEWISBURG, WV)
  • JUDYVILLE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LEWISBURG, WV)
  • DAVITA - GREENBRIER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LEWISBURG, WV)
  • FMC - GREENBRIER COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LEWISBURG, WV)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; RONCEVERTE, WV)
  • BRIER, THE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RONCEVERTE, WV)

Amtrak stations near White Sulphur Springs:

  • 1 miles: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, 315 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: ALDERSON (1 C&O PLAZA AT RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Sulphur Springs:

  • Roanoke College (about 37 miles; Salem, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 38 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 40 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 43 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Concord University (about 47 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Radford University (about 48 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in White Sulphur Springs: White Sulphur District Ranger Office (A), National Fish Hatchery (B), White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department (C), White Sulphur Springs Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Battleground Crossing Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in White Sulphur Springs include: First Baptist Church of White Sulphur Springs (A), First Church of God (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), White Sulphur Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dry Creek (A), Wades Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Main Street White Sulpur Springs Inc (50 East Main St), Lewies Too (Arcades & Amusements; 68 West Main St).

Hotels: Greenbrier Resort (300 W Main St), Village Inn (38 W. Main Street), Old White Motel (865 East Main Street P O Box 58).

Court: White Sulphur Springs Town - Police Judge- Municipal Court (34 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: John L. Hines - Former Chief of Staff of the Army, Katherine Johnson - Schoolteacher, John L. Hines, Jr. - Soilder, Robert Bruce King - Federal judge.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in White Sulphur Springs and their reported violations in the past:

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS WATER (Address: 34 WEST MAIN STREET , Population served: 3,668, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
LAKE SHERWOOD 062 (Address: 410 EAST MAIN STREET , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKE SHERWOOD PICNIC AREA 61 (Address: 410 EAST MAIN STREET , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ANTHONY CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 348, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
END OF THE TRAIL CENTRAL (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
END OF THE TRAIL 3 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
END OF THE TRAIL 1 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
END OF THE TRAIL 2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in White Sulphur Springs that have no violations reported:

  • GREENBRIER HOTEL CORPORATION (Address: 300WEST MAIN STREET , Population served: 3,280, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
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: 0.5% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in White Sulphur Springs (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: -Wss Branch at 901 East Main Street, branch established on 2006/05/31. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $264.5 mil, Deposits: $231.4 mil, headquarters in Ronceverte, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bankshares Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: White Sulphur Springs Branch at 1 East Main Street, branch established on 1906/11/01. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in White Sulphur Springs:

Marital status in White Sulphur Springs, WV
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in White Sulphur Springs:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - White Sulphur Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for White Sulphur Springs, WV (based on Greenbrier County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,31765
Evangelical Protestant4,74349
Catholic7764
Other4583
Black Protestant3342
None20,852-
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: 8
This county:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
This county:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.1%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenbrier County:

28.7%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.8%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
White Sulphur Springs:

43.7%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
White Sulphur Springs:

21.9%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
White Sulphur Springs:

14.0%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
White Sulphur Springs:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of White Sulphur Springs, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 4$6,991$20,9730$0
Water Supply 4$13,830$41,4900$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,640$40,9200$0
Financial Administration 4$10,848$32,5441$704
Streets and Highways 4$10,048$30,1440$0
Sewerage 2$6,116$36,6960$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,139$24,8340$0
Police - Other 1$2,881$34,5721$1,010
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$331
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,400
Totals for Government 25$68,492$32,87613$4,445

White Sulphur Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $123,000 ($52.32)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($20.42)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.98)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.98)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $799,000 ($339.86)
    Sewerage: $734,000 ($312.21)
    Water Utilities: $701,000 ($298.17)
    Regular Highways: $568,000 ($241.60)
    Police Protection: $559,000 ($237.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($107.61)
    Central Staff Services: $159,000 ($67.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($19.99)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($8.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $476,000 ($202.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($54.02)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($37.43)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($9.78)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.70)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,070,000 ($455.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.43)

White Sulphur Springs government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $885,000 ($376.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $340,000 ($144.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $115,000 ($48.92)
    Public Welfare: $67,000 ($28.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $10,000 ($4.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $593,000 ($252.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $204,000 ($86.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($15.74)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.38)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $943,000 ($401.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $52,000 ($22.12)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($2.98)
  • Tax - Property: $203,000 ($86.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $179,000 ($76.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $133,000 ($56.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $65,000 ($27.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($19.14)
    Other License: $24,000 ($10.21)
    Severance: $7,000 ($2.98)

White Sulphur Springs government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,953,000 ($5084.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,666,000 ($4962.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $565,000 ($240.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $278,000 ($118.25)

White Sulphur Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,413,000 ($601.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $437,000 ($185.88)

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, WV  0.65% ($35,440 average AGI)
from Fayette County, WV  0.28% ($26,389)
from Summers County, WV  0.21% ($39,889)


4.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.52% ($35,552 average AGI)
to Fayette County, WV  0.19% ($44,720)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.18% ($41,348)
Businesses in White Sulphur Springs, WV
NameCountNameCount
Hardee's1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in White Sulphur Springs:

  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON (1400 AM; 1 kW; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Sulphur Springs:

  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Sulphur Springs:

  • WVNS-TV (Channel 59; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
White Sulphur Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of White Sulphur Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 938ft / 286mTotal length
  • $16,518,000Total costs
  • 269,290Total average daily traffic
  • 58,319Total average daily truck traffic
  • 308,375Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in White Sulphur Springs, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 371960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for White Sulphur Springs, WV
Most common first names in White Sulphur Springs, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6674.4 years
William5876.0 years
John5073.2 years
James4970.6 years
Charles3869.1 years
Robert3570.6 years
George2374.4 years
Paul2073.1 years
Margaret1982.9 years
Helen1978.0 years
Most common last names in White Sulphur Springs, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bostic2876.8 years
Perry2475.0 years
White2174.3 years
Scott1774.4 years
Hoke1573.4 years
Boggs1575.8 years
Terry1473.1 years
Campbell1470.8 years
Gillespie1481.2 years
Dolin1474.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Sulphur Springs, WV
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Sulphur Springs, WV
  • 65.7%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


White Sulphur Springs compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

White Sulphur Springs on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Lynell Braught (5)
  • Anthony W. Maro (3)
  • John B. King (2)
  • Jesica Temple (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2021.