Williamson, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,796 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 1,110  (39.7%)
Females: 1,686  (60.3%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25661.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,742 (it was $19,635 in 2000)
Williamson:

$28,742
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,734 (it was $15,303 in 2000)

Williamson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,539 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Williamson:

$112,539
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamson: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.1%
(32.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 62.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Williamson, WV (2010)
    • 2,76286.6%White alone
    • 2999.4%Black alone
    • 742.3%Two or more races
    • 260.8%Asian alone
    • 240.8%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Williamson, West Virginia as of December 10, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamson is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Williamson by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(32.6)
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)
2
(65.1)
1
(33.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.2)
3
(97.8)
2
(66.3)
1
(33.7)
3
(104.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(93.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.1)
3
(98.7)
4
(125.2)
2
(63.2)
4
(130.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.4)
1
(33.7)
1
(34.7)
1
(36.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(558.0)
13
(404.0)
11
(345.5)
4
(127.9)
13
(422.9)
8
(265.1)
4
(131.6)
4
(125.2)
7
(221.2)
1
(32.6)
12
(391.4)
9
(298.2)
14
(471.7)
3
(104.1)
15
(546.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(775.0)
16
(497.2)
8
(251.3)
15
(479.5)
9
(292.8)
22
(729.0)
11
(362.0)
19
(594.7)
17
(537.3)
7
(228.1)
10
(326.2)
5
(165.7)
4
(134.8)
7
(242.8)
8
(291.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(1,302)
46
(1,429)
27
(848.0)
40
(1,279)
32
(1,041)
23
(762.1)
18
(592.3)
30
(939.0)
30
(948.2)
21
(684.3)
36
(1,174)
17
(563.3)
32
(1,078)
24
(832.5)
24
(874.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(248.0)
8
(248.6)
5
(157.0)
4
(127.9)
5
(162.7)
4
(132.5)
4
(131.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(99.4)
2
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.2)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)188.5192.7133.2130.1211.8181.6115.5141.8143.8206.3226.4184.6189.4164.8181.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Williamson, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (21.3%), English (8.9%), German (8.5%), Irish (8.5%), Italian (4.6%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 3.34 square miles.

Population density: 838 people per square mile   (low).

Williamson, West Virginia map

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $849 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $443 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (51.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (123.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chattaroy, WV (1.4 miles ),
Sidney, KY (1.9 miles ),
South Williamson, KY (2.1 miles ),
Delbarton, WV (2.4 miles ),
Matewan, WV (2.7 miles ),
Red Jacket, WV (2.8 miles ),
Three Forks, KY (2.8 miles ),
McCarr, KY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.67 N, Longitude: 82.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,196 (+40.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 365 (39.6%)

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $39,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $62,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $34,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Williamson, WV residents
Average permit cost in Williamson, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Williamson, WV
Historical housing units in Williamson, WV
Most common industries in Williamson, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.4%)
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Williamson, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Religious workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Williamson, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamson, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Williamson-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.2 miles away from the Williamson city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 55.3 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamson-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from Williamson center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from Williamson center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from Williamson center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from Williamson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mingo County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Landslides: 12, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 859 ALDERSON STREET)
  • MINGO WAYNE HOME HEALTH (155 E 2ND AVENUE)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF MINGO (100 HILLCREST DRIVE)

Airports located in Williamson:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamson:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Marshall University (about 53 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • West Virginia State University (about 57 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

Private high school in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 6 E 2ND AVE, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON PK-8 (Students: 144, Location: 612 PARKWAY DRIVE, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Williamson:

  • NOLAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 7, Location: 30 NOLAN ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Williamson

Library in Williamson:

  • WILLIAMSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,200; Location: 101 LOGAN STREET; 16,347 books; 379 audio materials; 327 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 12 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Williamson: Stat Ambulance Service Incorporated (A), Mingo County Courthouse (B), Mingo Memorial Building (C), Williamson City Hall (D), Williamson Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Williamson include: Triumph Baptist Church (A), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (B), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (D), Pilgrim Holiness Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Mount Zion Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Williamson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Sugartree Creek (A), Buffalo Creek (B), Williamson Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hatfield-McCoy Trail (34 Oakwood Hts).

Hotels: Comfort Suites (Rotue 9 M), Sycamore Inn (2nd Avenue & Pritchr), Strosnider Suites (114 East 2nd Av).

Courts: Mingo County - Court Reporter (Court House), Mingo County - Court House (Court House), Mingo County - Family Court Judge (Court House).

Birthplace of: Robert H. Foglesong - General, Spike Maynard - Judge, Ed Worley - Politician, H. Truman Chafin - Politician, Shayde Sartin - Musician, Ulvert M. Moore - Soilder.

Mingo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
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: 0.2% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
105 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Williamson (2011 data):

  • Bank of Mingo: Bank Of Mingo at 10 Commerce Bank, branch established on 1976/05/17; Williamson Branch at 406 Dickinson Street, branch established on 2001/04/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.2 mil, Deposits: $96.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Williamson: The First National Bank Of Williamso at 68 E. 2nd Avenue, branch established on 1903/06/11; The First National Bank Of Williamso at East Fourth Avenue And Logan Street, branch established on 2004/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $95.1 mil, Deposits: $76.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Williamson Main Branch at 250 East 2nd Avenue, branch established on 1913/05/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Tug Valley Williamson Branch at 101 East 2nd Avenue, branch established on 1998/03/13. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Williamson:

Marital status in Williamson, WV
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 25.3%

For population 25 years and over in Williamson:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Williamson, WV (based on Mingo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,46259
Mainline Protestant1,48713
Black Protestant3615
Catholic2651
Other11
None19,263-
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:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Mingo County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.5%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.3%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mingo County:

21.7%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Williamson:

48.6%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Williamson:

44.0%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.7%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Williamson:

6.6
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Williamson:

51.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.8%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamson, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$17,486$26,2290$0
Firefighters 8$19,910$29,8650$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,216$19,2962$1,762
Financial Administration 2$4,826$28,9561$1,250
Other and Unallocable 1$1,226$14,7123$1,516
Local Libraries 1$1,008$12,0960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,768$21,2160$0
Police - Other 1$2,204$26,4480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,300
Totals for Government 24$51,644$25,82213$7,828

Williamson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,774,000 ($992.13)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,040,000 ($371.96)
    Corporate Stocks: $973,000 ($348.00)
    Benefit Payments: $875,000 ($312.95)
    Corporate Bonds: $406,000 ($145.21)
    Withdrawals: $3,000 ($1.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $661,000 ($236.41)

Williamson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($157.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($2.15)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $301,000 ($107.65)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $44,000 ($15.74)
    Local Employee Contribution: $28,000 ($10.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($8.94)
    Other: $7,000 ($2.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $335,000 ($119.81)
    Sale of Property: $112,000 ($40.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000 ($24.68)
    Rents: $16,000 ($5.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($6.08)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $989,000 ($353.72)
    Property: $585,000 ($209.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $142,000 ($50.79)
    Other: $66,000 ($23.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000 ($5.36)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.07)

Williamson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $184,000 ($65.81)
    Total Federal Securities: $85,000 ($30.40)
Businesses in Williamson, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Goodwill5
Curves1H&R Block1
FedEx1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ford1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamson:

  • WBTH (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHJC (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MATEWAN, WV)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamson:

  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMJD (97.7 FM; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)

TV broadcast stations around Williamson:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
Williamson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Williamson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 587ft / 179mTotal length
  • $8,231,000Total costs
  • 88,538Total average daily traffic
  • 7,849Total average daily truck traffic
  • 118,637Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Williamson, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 81990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Williamson, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Williamson)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Williamson, WV)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Buffalo Mountain 3 Mi S N Of Us Rt 52 (Lat: 37.704528 Lon: -82.212611), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNEV770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2018, Expiration Date: 01/13/2029, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Coporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 883-6917, Email:
  • Williamson Airport, Airport 0.8 Mi From (Lat: 37.682306 Lon: -82.270694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNTU449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6596.25 MHz, 6586.25 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023, Certifier: James D Roberts, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:
  • WILLIAMSON, Mingo County Airport Runway 24 S16 33 15e 1363.24 Feet (Lat: 37.687111 Lon: -82.253194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQNX395, Licensee ID: L00123204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2011, Expiration Date: 06/24/2021, Certifier: Joe Gonzales, Registrant: Wv Division Of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (Dhsem), 1703 Coonskin Drive, Charleston, WV 25311, Phone: (304) 558-5380, Email:
  • Williamson Terminal, S Central Williamson Alongside Us 52-119s End Of Passenger Terminal (Lat: 37.672306 Lon: -82.276250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WAA847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6756.25 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023, Certifier: James D Roberts, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 110, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6244, Email:
  • 5 1/2 E 2nd St (Lat: 37.672861 Lon: -82.276250), Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WDT875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/1978, Expiration Date: 10/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2006, Registrant: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Pllc, 1401 I Street, Nw, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005-2225, Phone: (202) 857-4455, Fax: (202) 261-0055, Email:
  • WILLIAMSN C, 501 Logan St (Lat: 37.673694 Lon: -82.275139), Overall height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: WHQ500, Licensee ID: L00001235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2001, Registrant: Bell Atlantic West Virginia Inc, 1 East Pratt St 3n12, Baltimore, MD 21202

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Buffalo Mountain (Lat: 37.704806 Lon: -82.214556), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKJ219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Paul R Gearheart, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Williamson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Williamson, WV

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamson, WV
Most common first names in Williamson, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10471.6 years
John9071.7 years
William7770.5 years
Mary4980.3 years
Charles4171.9 years
George4175.8 years
Robert3566.3 years
Frank2673.8 years
Helen2578.3 years
Sarah2483.8 years
Most common last names in Williamson, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8070.5 years
Maynard7075.9 years
Hatfield3672.8 years
Mccoy3272.4 years
Davis3274.4 years
Hall2776.0 years
Varney2679.2 years
Marcum2574.0 years
Taylor2577.2 years
Chapman2475.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamson, WV
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 48.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamson, WV
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Williamson compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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