Cheat Lake, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 7,988.
Population change since 2000: +24.9%
Males: 3,854  (48.3%)
Females: 4,134  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26508.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $95,244 (it was $48,594 in 2000)
Cheat Lake:

$95,244
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $52,949 (it was $30,210 in 2000)

Cheat Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $322,297 (it was $139,000 in 2000)
Cheat Lake:

$322,297
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $331,242; detached houses: $350,248; townhouses or other attached units: $174,367; mobile homes: $80,674

Median gross rent in 2019: $864.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cheat Lake: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Black residents, 1.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cheat Lake, WV (2019)
    • 8,19089.8%White alone
    • 3764.1%Asian alone
    • 3023.3%Black alone
    • 1631.8%Two or more races
    • 850.9%Hispanic
    • 80.09%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (15.0%), American (13.4%), English (11.2%), Irish (10.3%), Italian (8.2%), European (7.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 14.4 square miles.

Population density: 553 people per square mile   (low).

Cheat Lake, West Virginia map

334 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia).

This place:

3.6%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,853 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,534 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (54.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brookhaven, WV (2.1 miles ),
Point Marion borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Morgantown, WV (2.4 miles ),
Westover, WV (2.6 miles ),
Star City, WV (2.7 miles ),
Granville, WV (2.7 miles ),
Masontown, WV (2.9 miles ),
Greensboro borough, PA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.67 N, Longitude: 79.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,601 (-28.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 601 (12.2%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Cheat Lake, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cheat Lake, WV in 2019
Cheat Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Cheat Lake, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.5%)
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Cheat Lake, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Top executives (7.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)

Average climate in Cheat Lake, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Cheat Lake-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Cheat Lake place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.8 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cheat Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from Cheat Lake center
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) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from Cheat Lake 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 242.1 miles away from Cheat Lake center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from Cheat Lake center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.4 miles away from Cheat Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monongalia County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cheat Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cheat Lake:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., BROOKHAVEN ROAD (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • CARE PARTNERS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • MONONGALIA GENERAL HOSPITAL D/P (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • SUNDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • MADISON, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cheat Lake:

  • West Virginia University (about 6 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 21 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Waynesburg University (about 24 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 43 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 48 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Frostburg State University (about 49 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Cheat Lake, West Virginia is a place for happy times. Riding in a boat, playing in the water, going jetskiing, going tubing, eating good food, playing games at night, and spending good times with your own family! So visit sometime this summer to spend time with your family or friends!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cheat Lake: Lakeview Country Club (A), Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa Mountainview Course (B), Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa Lakeview Course (C), Mont Chateau (D), Cheat Lake Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cheat Lake include: Beth Haven Baptist Church (A), Cheat Neck Apostolic Gospel Church (B), Avery Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Calvary United Methodist Church (D), Mount Union Church (E), Cheat Lake United Methodist Church (F), Cheat Lake Community Church (G), Chestnut Ridge Church (H), Cornerstone Christian Missionary Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blaney Cemetery (1), Baker Cemetery (2), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (3), Zion Church Cemetery (4), Donaldson Cemetery (5), Fletcher Cemetery (6), Jennewine Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Tibbs Run Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Morgan Run (A), Maple Run (B), Kelly Run (C), Coles Run (D), Buzzard Run (E), Whites Run (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cheat Lake: West Virginia Botanic Garden (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Monongalia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.3%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Cheat Lake:

Marital status in Cheat Lake, WV
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Cheat Lake:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
West Virginia average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cheat Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cheat Lake, WV (based on Monongalia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,27662
Catholic7,8315
Evangelical Protestant7,55754
Other1,82810
Orthodox2302
Black Protestant801
None69,387-
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: 12
This county:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Monongalia County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Monongalia County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Monongalia County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Monongalia County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monongalia County:

28.1%
State:

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

12.3%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

58.5%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cheat Lake:

60.6%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.6%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cheat Lake:

7.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cheat Lake:

7.0
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Cheat Lake:

64.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Cheat Lake:

82.2%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cheat Lake, WV Residents

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
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 Marion County, WV  0.67% ($49,472 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.45% ($39,044)
from Harrison County, WV  0.27% ($49,219)


10.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.69%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

0.47% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,039 average AGI)
Monongalia County:

0.47%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, WV  0.68% ($42,584 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.66% ($45,814)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.42% ($50,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cheat Lake:

  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WFSP (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cheat Lake:

  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cheat Lake:

  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
Cheat Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Cheat Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 728ft / 222mTotal length
  • $5,504,000Total costs
  • 261,386Total average daily traffic
  • 37,662Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Cheat Lake, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 181970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 152010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cheat Lake, WV

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE LYNN, Power Station Dam At The Head Of Cheat Lake On Cheat River (Lat: 39.720056 Lon: -79.855333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WNEW233, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2018, Expiration Date: 08/12/2028, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Felhc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2208, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED18$189,31043$195,426130$207,12511$167,57710$183,5957$55,826
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$211,3904$175,9159$184,2791$149,3701$61,8401$28,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$234,4107$109,25435$179,4703$145,5203$166,3206$44,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$214,1158$174,87528$218,4071$262,8203$144,7871$62,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$191,9505$219,4680$00$01$31,700
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.00 , 0118.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$211,0385$242,254
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$163,4131$152,540
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$225,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$111,4701$147,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$149,450
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.00 , 0118.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheat Lake, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cheat Lake, WV - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cheat Lake, WV
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cheat Lake, WV
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cheat Lake compared to West Virginia state average:

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

Cheat Lake on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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