Clarksburg, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 15,621 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 7,498  (48.0%)
Females: 8,123  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26301.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,685 (it was $27,722 in 2000)
Clarksburg:

$52,685
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,528 (it was $17,587 in 2000)

Clarksburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,235 (it was $58,700 in 2000)
Clarksburg:

$109,235
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,662; detached houses: $115,034; townhouses or other attached units: $85,285; in 2-unit structures: $21,585; mobile homes: $106,163

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarksburg: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.1%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.8% for American Indian residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clarksburg, WV (2017)
    • 14,74192.4%White alone
    • 5713.6%Black alone
    • 2751.7%Hispanic
    • 2201.4%Two or more races
    • 510.3%Asian alone
    • 230.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 106 registered sex offenders living in Clarksburg, West Virginia as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarksburg is 152 to 1.


Crime rates in Clarksburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(18.1)
2
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(54.4)
8
(48.6)
9
(54.8)
9
(55.2)
12
(73.1)
7
(42.0)
10
(60.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(72.6)
14
(85.1)
7
(42.6)
13
(79.8)
17
(103.6)
15
(90.1)
10
(60.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(381.0)
43
(261.3)
73
(444.6)
60
(368.2)
78
(475.3)
65
(390.3)
91
(546.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
163
(985.7)
159
(966.3)
144
(877.0)
197
(1,209)
127
(774.0)
115
(690.6)
110
(660.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
595
(3,598)
518
(3,148)
585
(3,563)
650
(3,989)
718
(4,376)
619
(3,717)
532
(3,195)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(278.2)
50
(303.9)
38
(231.4)
42
(257.8)
30
(182.8)
19
(114.1)
23
(138.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(60.5)
11
(66.9)
10
(60.9)
12
(73.6)
14
(85.3)
8
(48.0)
3
(18.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)413.0358.9368.0418.9428.5356.9372.5

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City-data.com crime index in Clarksburg, WV

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: American (32.9%), Italian (15.0%), Irish (9.2%), English (7.6%), German (6.6%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1011 feet

Land area: 9.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,640 people per square mile   (low).

Clarksburg, West Virginia map

160 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $708 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $546 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (82.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (280.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Despard, WV (1.1 miles ),
Nutter Fort, WV (1.3 miles ),
Stonewood, WV (1.6 miles ),
Anmoore, WV (1.8 miles ),
Spelter, WV (2.1 miles ),
Bridgeport, WV (2.2 miles ),
Gypsy, WV (2.4 miles ),
Lumberport, WV (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 80.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,627 (+41.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,690 (50.3%)

Area code: 304

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Clarksburg, WV residents
Average permit cost in Clarksburg, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Historical population in Clarksburg, WV
Historical housing units in Clarksburg, WV
Most common industries in Clarksburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Clarksburg, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in Clarksburg, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clarksburg-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Clarksburg city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarksburg-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 152.7 miles away from Clarksburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Clarksburg 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 208.3 miles away from Clarksburg 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 176.5 miles away from Clarksburg center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.5 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 Harrison County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarksburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Clarksburg:

  • ADAMSTON GROUP HOME (1325 W. PIKE STREET)
  • CLARKSBURG VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, provides emergency services, 1 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (408 FOWLER AVENUE)
  • MONTICELLO GROUP HOME (281 MONTICELLO AVENUE)
  • PEOPLE'S HOSPICE, INC (P.O.BOX 1680)
  • CLARKSBURG NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (801 DAVISSON RUN ROAD)
  • HEARTLAND OF CLARKSBURG (100 PARKWAY DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Clarksburg:

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Colleges/Universities in Clarksburg:

  • Clarksburg Beauty Academy and School of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 196; Location: 120 S 3rd St; Private, for-profit; Website: clarksburgbeautyacademy.com)
  • United Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 31; Location: 251 Marietta Street; Public; Website: www.harcoboe.com/utc/faculty/practicalnursing.cfm)
  • HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Clarksburg (Full-time enrollment: 8; Location: 120 S Linden Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: stanleytech.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarksburg:

  • Fairmont State University (about 17 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 32 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 44 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 60 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 63 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 63 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 78 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)

Public high schools in Clarksburg:

  • ROBERT C. BYRD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 813, Location: ONE EAGLE WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 634, Location: ONE MOUNTAINEER DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PRESSLEY RIDGE SCHOOL (Location: RT. 5 BOX 697, Grades: 7-11)
  • UNITED TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: RT. 3 BOX 43C, Grades: 9-11)
  • HARRISON CO TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 1349 SHINNSTON PK, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Clarksburg:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 127 E PIKE ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 133, Location: 1318 N 16TH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clarksburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Clarksburg:

  • ST MARY'S CENTRAL GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 166, Location: 107 E PIKE ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Clarksburg

Library in Clarksburg:

  • CLARKSBURG-HARRISON CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $707,700; Location: 404 W. PIKE STREET; 80,946 books; 3,252 audio materials; 3,958 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarksburg: Newpointe Plaza (A), Harrison County Emergency Squad (B), Summit Center (C), Sacred Heart Childrens Home (D), Harrison County Courthouse (E), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 24 (F), Clarksburg Fire Department Central Station (G), Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library (H), Clarksburg City Hall (I), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 23 (J), Clarksburg Fire Department Station 22 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Galleria Mini Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Clarksburg include: Evangel Baptist Church (A), Clarksburg Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Chestnut Street United Brethren Church (C), Trinity Methodist Church (D), Stealey United Methodist Church (E), Saint Paul Methodist Church (F), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (G), Saint Johns Catholic Church (H), Saint James Roman Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jackson Cemetery (1), Hopewell Cemetery (2), Gore Cemetery (3), Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stone Coal Run (A), Murphy Run (B), Limestone Run (C), Fowlkes Run (D), Elk Creek (E), Arnold Run (F), Ann Moore Run (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clarksburg include: Clarksburg Downtown Historic District (1), Northview Park (2), Hite Field (3), Veterans Park (4), Lowndes Park (5), Quality Hill Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Out of the Way Pet Grooming & Animal Farm (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 407 Nutter Run Rd) (1), Greater Clarksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau (208 Court Street) (2), Adventures In Travel (Tours & Charters; 418 Tuna Street) (3), American Destinations Inc (Tours & Charters; 1110 East Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn - Fairmont (930 East Grafton Road) (1), Hotel Parsons (403 North 4th Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: West Virginia State Government Offices - Physical Therapy Board (310 Oak Drive) (1), West Virginia State - Risk & Insurance Management State Board- Justices- State Capitol Buil (722 West Pike Street) (2), United States Government - Bankruptcy Court- Mt Clare (324 West Main Street) (3), Harrison County - Juvenile Court Worker (301 West Main Street Suite G38) (4), U S Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation (Wv Complex) (5), Harrison County - Floodplain Permit Officer- Magistrate Court Clerk (306 Washington Avenue) (6), Harrison County - Circuit Court Division 2- Judge (301 West Main Street Suite G38) (7), United States Government - Clarksburg Branch- Bankruptcy Court- Justice Dept- Mt C (320 West Pike Street) (8), West Virginia State - Family Court- Harrison County Court House (Harrison County Cour) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: John W. Davis - Politician, Stonewall Jackson - Confederate Army general, Cyrus Vance - Lawyer and politician, Mike Carey (basketball) - College basketball coach, Pare Lorentz - New Deal documentary filmmaker, William W. Chapman - Politician, Frederick Mosteller - Statistician, Granville Stuart - Diplomat, Jimbo Fisher - Football player and coach, Meredith Sue Willis - Writer.

Harrison 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 Clarksburg and their reported violations in the past:

CLARKSBURG WATER BOARD (Address: 1001 SOUTH CHESTNUT STREET , Population served: 18,310, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
EAST VIEW PSD 194 (Address: 1655 PHILIPPI PIKE , Population served: 436, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
EAST VIEW PSD 172 (Address: 1655 PHILIPPI PIKE , Population served: 184, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LITTLE ACRES CAMPGROUND (Serves VA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarksburg that have no violations reported:

  • SUMMIT PARK PSD (Address: 100 Coal Street , Population served: 908, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarksburg in 2010:

  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Clarksburg in 2000:

  • 205 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in halfway houses

Banks with branches in Clarksburg (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Clarksburg Branch, Rosebud Branch, Chestnut Street Drive-Thru. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Clarksburg Main at 229 W. Main, branch established on 1905/04/05; Clarksburg Drive Up at 2nd & Main Street, branch established on 1974/01/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • United Bank: Walmart Superstore Branch at 550 Emily Drive, branch established on 1997/10/29. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Clarksburg Main Branch at 100 S. Fourth Street, branch established on 1903/11/30. 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
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Clarksburg Branch at 115 West Main Street, branch established on 2010/01/06. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company
  • West Union Bank: Newpointe Plaza Shopping Center Bran at 320 Emily Drive, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.9 mil, Deposits: $99.8 mil, headquarters in West Union, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Clarksburg Branch at Heritage Square On Main Street, branch established on 1996/07/15. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The Harrison County Bank: Clarksburg Branch at 3 Armory Road, branch established on 2007/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.8 mil, Deposits: $84.2 mil, headquarters in Lost Creek, WV, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Harrison Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clarksburg:

Marital status in Clarksburg, WV
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Clarksburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
West Virginia average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Clarksburg, WV (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44293
Catholic8,6477
Evangelical Protestant8,40651
Other1,0694
Black Protestant1922
Orthodox1101
None34,233-
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: 13
Here:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Harrison County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.7%
West Virginia:

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

12.2%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Clarksburg:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.1%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Clarksburg:

34.3%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarksburg, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 42$163,642$46,7550$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$163,896$47,9700$0
Water Supply 40$165,082$49,5250$0
Sewerage 28$97,404$41,7450$0
Streets and Highways 24$116,446$58,2230$0
Financial Administration 16$59,302$44,4770$0
Parks and Recreation 10$35,858$43,03013$12,030
Other and Unallocable 9$28,496$37,9955$3,796
Other Government Administration 6$29,930$59,8609$850
Police - Other 4$9,378$28,1342$1,230
Solid Waste Management 3$9,700$38,8000$0
Fire - Other 1$2,174$26,0880$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,252
Totals for Government 224$881,308$47,21330$19,158

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $152,000 ($9.73)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($2.11)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($0.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.64)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.26)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,990,000 ($255.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,976,000 ($254.53)
    Sewerage: $2,987,000 ($191.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,298,000 ($147.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,579,000 ($101.08)
    Financial Administration: $1,197,000 ($76.63)
    Central Staff Services: $757,000 ($48.46)
    General - Other: $724,000 ($46.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $340,000 ($21.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $318,000 ($20.36)
    General Public Buildings: $164,000 ($10.50)
    Libraries: $164,000 ($10.50)
    Parking Facilities: $137,000 ($8.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000 ($2.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($2.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $2,399,000 ($153.58)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,044,000 ($66.83)
    Corporate Stocks: $1,017,000 ($65.10)
    Corporate Bonds: $887,000 ($56.78)
    Withdrawals: $48,000 ($3.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $658,000 ($42.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $80,000 ($5.12)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($3.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($1.98)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($0.77)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.77)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($0.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.38)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,762,000 ($560.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,011,000 ($320.79)
    Other: $1,715,000 ($109.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $891,000 ($57.04)
    Parking Facilities: $153,000 ($9.79)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $828,000 ($53.01)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $351,000 ($22.47)
    Local Employee Contribution: $302,000 ($19.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $774,000 ($49.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,407,000 ($90.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $337,000 ($21.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($1.28)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.32)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.32)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($2.43)
    General Local Government Support: $36,000 ($2.30)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,803,000 ($627.55)
    Property: $2,413,000 ($154.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $755,000 ($48.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $383,000 ($24.52)
    Other License: $166,000 ($10.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $112,000 ($7.17)
    Severance: $36,000 ($2.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.26)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,483,000 ($1247.23)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,455,000 ($1053.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,091,000 ($261.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,063,000 ($68.05)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $7,656,000 ($490.11)
    Total Federal Securities: $538,000 ($34.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,061,000 ($388.00)

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
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  0.71% ($43,466 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.41% ($49,909)
from Taylor County, WV  0.36% ($44,495)


5.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
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 Marion County, WV  0.78% ($37,725 average AGI)
to Taylor County, WV  0.38% ($47,559)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.36% ($49,219)
Businesses in Clarksburg, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture2
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's2
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Audi1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx3Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
KFC1UPS9
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarksburg:

  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHAW (980 AM; 1 kW; WESTON, WV; Owner: STEPHEN R. PETERS)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarksburg:

  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W297AA (107.3 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Clarksburg:

  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Clarksburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 74Number of bridges
  • 879ft / 268mTotal length
  • $36,884,000Total costs
  • 901,090Total average daily traffic
  • 70,960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 731,905Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clarksburg, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 81920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 211970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clarksburg, WV
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clarksburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clarksburg, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 199 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarksburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clarksburg)

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 74. The highest number of fire incidents - 130 took place in 2008, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarksburg, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.7%), and Outside Fires (20.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarksburg, WV
    • 68357.7%Structure Fires
    • 24520.7%Outside Fires
    • 20016.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 554.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarksburg, WV
Most common first names in Clarksburg, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary54278.0 years
John47074.6 years
James37871.7 years
William36974.3 years
Charles32274.0 years
Robert26569.1 years
George16876.0 years
Joseph16474.2 years
Margaret14879.4 years
Frank14475.7 years
Most common last names in Clarksburg, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17376.5 years
Davis16278.6 years
Williams10872.9 years
Swiger9373.4 years
Wilson9275.8 years
Moore8975.0 years
Johnson7873.4 years
Martin7877.2 years
Jones7775.5 years
Brown7279.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarksburg, WV
  • 88.0%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarksburg, WV
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clarksburg compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Clarksburg on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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