Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 127  (51.4%)
Females: 121  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26257, 26278.

Womelsdorf (Coalton) Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,201 (it was $28,462 in 2000)
Womelsdorf (Coalton):

$34,201
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,210 (it was $13,997 in 2000)

Womelsdorf (Coalton) town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,969 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Womelsdorf (Coalton):

$79,969
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,105; Detached houses: $89,782; Mobile homes: $38,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $455.

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Womelsdorf (Coalton) races chart
  • White alone - 246 (98.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)

Races in Womelsdorf (Coalton) detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Womelsdorf (Coalton): 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (18.0%), English (16.1%), Italian (13.3%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 580 people per square mile   (low).

Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Womelsdorf (Coalton) town:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
West Virginia:  1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $356 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Womelsdorf (Coalton) satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (97.8 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (106.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (268.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Junior, WV (2.4 miles ), Beverly, WV (2.5 miles ), Elkins, WV (2.5 miles ), Dailey, WV (2.8 miles) , East Dailey, WV (3.0 miles ), Belington, WV (3.0 miles ), Valley Bend, WV (3.4 miles ), Mill Creek, WV (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.90 N, Longitude: 79.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Womelsdorf (Coalton) household income distribution Womelsdorf (Coalton) home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-9.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Religious workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Womelsdorf (Coalton): detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Womelsdorf (Coalton)-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Womelsdorf (Coalton) town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.9 miles away from the town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Womelsdorf (Coalton)-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 180.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 220.5 miles away from Womelsdorf (Coalton) center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 197.5 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 144.0 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 158.5 miles away from Womelsdorf (Coalton) center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 218.1 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 Randolph County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Womelsdorf (Coalton) topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • MEMORIAL GENERAL HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ELKINS, WV)
  • FMC - ELKINS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ELKINS, WV)
  • MOUNTAIN HOSPICE, INC. (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BELINGTON, WV)
  • HOLBROOK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BUCKHANNON, WV)
  • BARBOUR STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BUCKHANNON, WV)
  • ELIZABETH COPLIN LEONARD MEM HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BUCKHANNON, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • Fairmont State University (about 43 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 52 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • James Madison University (about 68 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 70 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • Waynesburg University (about 71 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Frostburg State University (about 76 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 82 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

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Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Womelsdorf (Coalton) compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Womelsdorf (Coalton) travel time to work - commute Womelsdorf (Coalton) mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Womelsdorf (Coalton) town (based on Randolph County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.08%
Here: 38.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents27.9%17.6%11.0%6.8%6.0%
Congregations36.6%5.6%4.2%14.1%2.8%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents5.2%4.7%4.2%3.3%13.2%
Congregations4.2%1.4%4.2%4.2%22.5%
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: 8
Randolph County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Randolph County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.5%
West Virginia:

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

14.1%
State:

13.1%

4.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Tucker County, WV  0.46% ($23,271 average AGI)
from Barbour County, WV  0.35% ($19,028)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.22% ($18,478)


4.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
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 Barbour County, WV  0.44% ($29,333 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.31% ($39,094)
to Tucker County, WV  0.24% ($17,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • WDNE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDNE-FM (98.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF ELKINS)
  • WELK (94.7 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBRB (101.3 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W203AE (88.5 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCDE (90.3 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/DAVIS & ELKINS COLL.)

TV broadcast stations around Womelsdorf (Coalton):

  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 200
Total average daily truck traffic: 7
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 320
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