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Population in 2012: 659 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 

Males: 318  (48.4%)
Females: 341  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26554.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,428 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$63,428
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,864

Whitehall town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $179,337 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$179,337
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,761; Detached houses: $140,752; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,222; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,804; Mobile homes: $34,249

Median gross rent in 2012: $818.

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  • White alone - 583 (90.0%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 16 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitehall: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (15.5%), English (12.8%), United States (5.2%), Italian (4.7%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on early 2000s

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 692 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Whitehall:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitehall town:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Whitehall, West Virginia as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitehall to the number of sex offenders is 659 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,039 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $827 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (71.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (271.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pleasant Valley, WV (1.6 miles ), Monongah, WV (1.7 miles ), Fairmont, WV (2.1 miles ), Middletown district, WV (2.1 miles) , Worthington, WV (2.1 miles) , Enterprise, WV (2.2 miles ), Hepzibah, WV (2.3 miles ), Barrackville, WV (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 80.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+41.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Average climate in Whitehall, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Whitehall-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Whitehall town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 33.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Whitehall:

  • ARBORS AT FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • PIERPONT CENTER AT FAIRMONT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitehall:

  • Fairmont State University (about 5 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 20 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 47 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • West Liberty University (about 56 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 65 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Frostburg State University (about 69 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 69 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)

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Shopping Centers: Middletown Mall Shopping Center (1), Tygart Valley Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Whitehall: White Hall Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Marion 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 SO2 Ozone  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.5
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.24. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.24
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00492. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00492
U.S.:

0.02218


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whitehall, WV

Whitehall compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Whitehall travel time to work - commute


Whitehall mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Whitehall town (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.93%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents25.0%21.5%15.2%8.8%8.5%
Congregations39.9%8.0%12.3%2.2%11.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%2.5%2.2%2.1%10.9%
Congregations2.2%2.2%2.2%1.4%18.1%
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: 10
Marion County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

31.1%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,315
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,315

Whitehall government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $74,000 ($112.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($109.26)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($68.29)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($59.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($50.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($6.07)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($3.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($34.90)

Whitehall government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $39,000 ($59.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($40.97)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.83)
  • Tax - Property: $132,000 ($200.30)
    NEC: $81,000 ($122.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($4.55)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.52)

Whitehall government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($643.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($643.40)

Whitehall government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000 ($643.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000 ($151.75)

4.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
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 Monongalia County, WV  0.91% ($33,142 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.79% ($28,500)
from Taylor County, WV  0.18% ($29,722)


5.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Monongalia County, WV  0.96% ($33,856 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.77% ($36,032)
to Taylor County, WV  0.24% ($44,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitehall:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WTBZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: APPALACHIAN RADIO LLC)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitehall:

  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Whitehall:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Whitehall fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2010 07:15 AM, I-79, Lat: 39.421625, Lon: -80.1982, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • EARL JUDY, 7013 Mountain Park Drive (Lat: 39.418972 Lon: -80.181167), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5407433000, Judy53jr@earthlink.Net, 15 CAMPBELL STREET
  • James E Eddy, Coal Bank Hill Road (Top Of Hill) (Lat: 39.419444 Lon: -80.167500), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 39.6 m
    Registrant: 3043665555, , 2035 FAIRMONT AVE
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, Coal Bank Hill Road (Top Of Hill) (Lat: 39.419444 Lon: -80.167500), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 39.6 m
    Registrant: 3043665555, , 2035 FAIRMONT AVE
  • Earl Judy, 7013 Mountain Park Drive (Lat: 39.418972 Lon: -80.181167), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5407433000, Judy53jr@earthlink.Net, 15 CAMPBELL STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WHITEHALL, WV, 7013 Mountain Park Drive (Lat: 39.418972 Lon: -80.181167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WME603
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1999, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Fantasia Broadcasting, Inc., 450 Leonard Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554, Phone: (304) 336-3700
  • WHITE HALL, 7013 Mountain Park Drive (Lat: 39.418972 Lon: -80.181167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPQT280
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2000, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Joyce M Jenkins
    Registrant: Tschudy Broadcasting Corp., 15 Campbell Street, Luray, VA 22835, Phone: (540) 743-3000

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MARKOVICH MITCHELL L RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR O-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44479 , Serial Number: 60339, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Mitchell L Markovich, 11 Whispering Pines Dr, Whitehall, WV 26554


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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  • Fashion Bug: 1

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