Williamstown, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,906 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 1,337  (46.0%)
Females: 1,569  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26187.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,169 (it was $36,344 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$48,169
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,185 (it was $18,652 in 2000)

Williamstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,562 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Williamstown:

$141,562
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,894; detached houses: $183,341; townhouses or other attached units: $175,574; mobile homes: $36,028

Median gross rent in 2017: $787.

March 2019 cost of living index in Williamstown: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.9%
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  • Races in Williamstown, WV (2010)
    • 2,82997.3%White alone
    • 230.8%Two or more races
    • 200.7%Hispanic
    • 140.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Williamstown, West Virginia as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Williamstown is 487 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Williamstown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2014

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(33.6)
1
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.1)
11
(369.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(237.4)
2
(67.6)
5
(168.1)
3
(100.9)
2
(68.1)
5
(168.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(1,628)
48
(1,623)
37
(1,244)
25
(841.2)
10
(340.7)
8
(268.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(169.0)
2
(67.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.1)
4
(134.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)88.593.373.667.662.0107.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (32.9%), German (19.8%), English (9.8%), Irish (6.3%), European (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,166 people per square mile   (low).

Williamstown, West Virginia map

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,220 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $936 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (73.3 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (91.6 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (338.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Marietta, OH (1.2 miles ),
Boaz, WV (1.7 miles ),
Reno, OH (1.9 miles ),
Devola, OH (2.2 miles ),
Waverly, WV (2.4 miles ),
North Hills, WV (2.6 miles ),
Vienna, WV (2.7 miles ),
Lowell, OH (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 81.45 W

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $319,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Williamstown, WV residents
Average permit cost in Williamstown, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Williamstown, WV
Historical housing units in Williamstown, WV

Population change in the 1990s: +222 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Williamstown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Chemicals (7.8%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.8%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Williamstown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Electricians (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)

Average climate in Williamstown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Williamstown, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Williamstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 56.8 miles away from the Williamstown city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williamstown-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Williamstown 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 157.7 miles away from Williamstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 153.1 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 157.1 miles away from Williamstown center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 173.6 miles away from Williamstown center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 352.4 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 Wood County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Williamstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Williamstown:

  • HARMAR PLACE REHAB AND EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • VENCARE HOSPICE - MARIETTA (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • MARIETTA CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • MARIETTA CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/HILLCREST GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS SPECIALISTS OF MARIETTA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)
  • VOCA OF OHIO/MONTGOMERY GH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MARIETTA, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williamstown:

  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 14 miles; Parkersburg, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 36 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Hocking College (about 42 miles; Nelsonville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,146)
  • Muskingum University (about 45 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Zane State College (about 50 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Fairmont State University (about 70 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Liberty University (about 70 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)

Public high school in Williamstown:

Private high school in Williamstown:

  • WOOD COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 349, Location: 113 W 9TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Williamstown:

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Notable location: Williamstown Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Williamstown include: Christ Memorial Church (A), Faith Bible Church (B), First Baptist Church of Williamstown (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), Williamstown Church of Christ (E), Williamstown Church of God (F), Williamstown Church of the Nazarene (G), Williamstown United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Williamstown Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Joe Fincham - Football player and coach.

Wood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Williamstown and their reported violations in the past:

PARKERSBURG UTILITY BOARD (Address: 915 NAISH AVENUE , Population served: 34,251, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2014)
WILLIAMSTOWN WATER DEPT (Address: 5TH STREET , Population served: 3,363, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Williamstown (2011 data):

  • Williamstown Bank, Inc.: at 435 Highland Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/21: Bank assets: $133.1 mil, Deposits: $118.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Williamstown:

Marital status in Williamstown, WV
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Williamstown:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Williamstown, WV (based on Wood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,36095
Evangelical Protestant13,62379
Catholic4,4444
Other1,0685
Black Protestant241
None47,437-
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: 15
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Wood County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Wood County:

29.3%
West Virginia:

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

15.3%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Williamstown:

49.2%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Williamstown:

28.9
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Williamstown:

8.6%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

38.2%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Williamstown:

57.5%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Williamstown:

77.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Williamstown, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,602$37,4450$0
Water Supply 4$9,174$27,5220$0
Sewerage 3$7,092$28,3680$0
Financial Administration 2$4,976$29,8560$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,104$24,6246$1,184
Streets and Highways 2$3,375$20,2500$0
Police - Other 1$1,882$22,5844$1,364
Totals for Government 19$46,205$29,18210$2,548

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $692,000 ($238.13)
    Sewerage: $395,000 ($135.93)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($124.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $261,000 ($89.81)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($64.69)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($24.09)
    Health - Other: $66,000 ($22.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($17.55)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($11.01)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($9.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($4.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($4.13)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($37.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $81,000 ($27.87)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($2.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $792,000 ($272.54)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $581,000 ($199.93)
    Other: $182,000 ($62.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($22.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($12.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $91,000 ($31.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($8.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($4.82)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.41)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $399,000 ($137.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($7.91)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($2.41)
  • Tax - Property: $389,000 ($133.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $336,000 ($115.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $161,000 ($55.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $54,000 ($18.58)
    Amusements Sales: $15,000 ($5.16)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($1.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.72)

Williamstown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,384,000 ($476.26)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,382,000 ($475.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($0.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,530,000 ($526.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,000 ($48.18)

3.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
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 Washington County, OH  0.82% ($38,530 average AGI)
from Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($37,250)
from Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($27,915)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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 Washington County, OH  1.00% ($38,973 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.14% ($29,489)
to Wirt County, WV  0.14% ($65,578)

Businesses in Williamstown, WV

  • 7-Eleven: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WMOA (1490 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRJ (910 AM; 5 kW; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADC (1050 AM; 5 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJAW (630 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: JAWCO, INC.)
  • WLTP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYG (1230 AM; 1 kW; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williamstown:

  • WMRT (88.3 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • WCMO (98.5 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: MARIETTA COLLEGE)
  • W300AQ (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: CHRISTIAN VOICE OF CENTRAL OHIO, INC)
  • WMBP (91.9 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: LOWER OHIO VALLEY EDUCATIONAL CORP.)
  • WDMX (100.1 FM; VIENNA, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVV (96.9 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, WV; Owner: BENNCO, INC.)
  • WHBR-FM (103.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXIL (95.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WVVP-LP (96.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WRVB (102.1 FM; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNUS (107.1 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCVV (89.5 FM; BELPRE, OH; Owner: BELPRE EDUC. B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WGGE (99.1 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRRR-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, WV; Owner: SEVEN RANGES RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJAW-FM (100.9 FM; MCCONNELSVILLE, OH; Owner: QUIET RADIO INC. D/B/A WJAW RADIO)
  • WRZZ (106.1 FM; ELIZABETH, WV; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W282AI (104.3 FM; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: FINE ARTS RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Williamstown:

  • WTAP-TV (Channel 15; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W45BW (Channel 45; PARKERSBURG, WV; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W26AL (Channel 26; MARIETTA, OH; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WOUB-TV (Channel 20; ATHENS, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
Williamstown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Williamstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 85.1mTotal length
  • $13,100,000Total costs
  • 39,644Total average daily traffic
  • 5,088Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Williamstown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5.3 M Ne Of I 77 & St 2 (Lat: 39.372583 Lon: -81.413167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPQW828, Licensee ID: L00001014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.137 MHz, 861.937 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2000, Expiration Date: 10/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2010, Certifier: Robin J Glenny, Registrant: Nextel Wip Expansion Two Corp.

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rr Milepost 79.2 (Lat: 39.398417 Lon: -81.428722), Call Sign: WNRD912,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/16/2025, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WILLIAMSTOWN WV, 801 Huggins (Lat: 39.396722 Lon: -81.437611), Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNN513,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17720.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/1998, Expiration Date: 10/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2005, Certifier: William A Mckell, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5520, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • PK109, 100 Huggins Road (Lat: 39.396889 Lon: -81.438000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.6 m, Call Sign: WQUR303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williamstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57BV , Serial Number: 1025, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Pegasus Of Montana LLC, 564 Mulberry Rd, Williamstown, WV 26187
  • Aircraft: HENDERSON RANDY G ROTORWAY 162 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-162 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67HM , Serial Number: 6781, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Randy G Henderson, 2550 Williamstown Pike, Williamstown, WV 26187
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7825V , Serial Number: 447, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Randy G Henderson, 2550 Williamstown Pike, Williamstown, WV 26187
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8531N , Serial Number: 28-11330, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph S Caltrider, Po Box 85, Williamstown, WV 26187, Other Owners: Robert W Coulter, Sixto Velez, Brett M Wolfe, Bryan K Wells, Joshua Wilson
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9107A , Serial Number: 15109, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Randy G Henderson, 2550 Williamstown Pike, Williamstown, WV 26187
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/02/1982
  • Aircraft: QUEST AIRCRAFT COMPANY LLC KODIAK 100 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34 (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 969TB , Serial Number: 100-0173, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Pegasus Of Montana LLC, 564 Mulberry Rd, Williamstown, WV 26187
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/01/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$114,48118$119,07145$122,3449$8,3262$56,0551$1,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$63,4900$01$118,4000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$52,0502$69,21010$120,1201$14,8702$50,0501$5,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$97,8102$143,57013$129,4920$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$38,9000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$210,1131$191,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$146,4300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$129,8400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$34,890

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Williamstown, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Williamstown, WV - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Williamstown, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Williamstown, WV
    • 7056.5%Structure Fires
    • 2721.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2116.9%Outside Fires
    • 64.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williamstown, WV
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Williamstown, WV
  • 91.4%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Williamstown, WV
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity


Williamstown compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
There are 11 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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