Whitehall, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 664 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 324  (48.8%)
Females: 340  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  36.5 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26554.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,706 (it was $42,813 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$63,706
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,022 (it was $21,188 in 2000)

Whitehall town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,662 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Whitehall:

$150,662
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $847.

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  • Races in Whitehall, WV (2010)

    Whitehall races chart
    • 58390.0%White alone
    • 203.1%Asian alone
    • 162.5%Black alone
    • 162.5%Two or more races
    • 121.9%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Whitehall: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.0%), Irish (12.3%), United States (11.9%), English (11.5%), Italian (4.8%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on early 2000s

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Whitehall,WV real estate house value index trend

Whitehall, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Whitehall:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitehall town:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

25 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This town:

4.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Whitehall, West Virginia as of July 28, 2015.
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 2013: $1,054 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $956 (0.7%)

Whitehall satellite photo by USGS

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

Whitehall household income distribution Whitehall home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +175 (+41.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Whitehall, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whitehall-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 63% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Whitehall-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% 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 143.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from Whitehall 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 219.5 miles away from the city 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 177.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from Whitehall center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from the city 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 Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitehall topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • GRAFTON TAYLOR CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GRAFTON, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitehall:

  • Fairmont State University (about 5 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 19 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 33 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 48 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 56 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 65 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Frostburg State University (about 69 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% 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

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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
West Virginia average:

11.3

Whitehall travel time to work - commute Whitehall mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,34473
Evangelical Protestant7,64955
Catholic5,8197
Other8733
Black Protestant7682
Orthodox251
None30,940-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Marion County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

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

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

31.1%
West Virginia:

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

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 ($111.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($108.43)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($67.77)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($58.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($49.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($6.02)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($3.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($34.64)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $39,000 ($58.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($40.66)
    Highways: $19,000 ($28.61)
  • Tax - Property: $132,000 ($198.80)
    NEC: $81,000 ($121.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($4.52)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($638.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $424,000 ($638.55)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000 ($638.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000 ($150.60)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,464 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monongalia County, WV  0.82% ($34,006 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.78% ($27,673)
from Taylor County, WV  0.21% ($23,089)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monongalia County, WV  1.06% ($35,230 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.69% ($42,345)
to Taylor County, WV  0.27% ($30,175)

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: 39.42162, Lon: -80.19820, 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

Businesses in Whitehall, WV

  • Advance Auto Parts: 1
  • Fashion Bug: 1
  • Ford: 1
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