Clay, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 441 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.6%
 
Males: 201  (45.7%)
Females: 240  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

28.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25043, 25133.

Clay Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,079 (it was $14,712 in 2000)
Clay:

$21,079
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $10,987 (it was $11,415 in 2000)

Clay town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $62,508 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Clay:

$62,508
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $88,782; detached houses: $105,141; mobile homes: $26,781

Median gross rent in 2019: $573.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clay: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 58.6%
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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Clay, West Virginia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clay is 79 to 1.


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Ancestries: Czech (27.7%), Scotch-Irish (23.1%), English (16.0%), German (11.3%), Scottish (6.3%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

Clay, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $652 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $314 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (31.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (147.1 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (335.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clendenin, WV (3.8 miles ),
Dixie, WV (4.0 miles ),
Belva, WV (4.1 miles),
Birch River, WV (4.2 miles),
Summersville, WV (4.2 miles ),
Gauley Bridge, WV (4.6 miles ),
Elkview, WV (4.7 miles ),
Gassaway, WV (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.46 N, Longitude: 81.08 W

Area code: 304

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

8.5%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Clay, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.2%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.1%)
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Clay, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (17.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (17.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Clay, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 19% 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 175.1 miles away from Clay 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 156.3 miles away from Clay center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from the city 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 212.6 miles away from Clay center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 217.2 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 153.5 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 Clay County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clay topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clay:

  • West Virginia State University (about 38 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 57 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Concord University (about 72 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Marshall University (about 74 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 82 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 86 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)

Public high school in Clay:

Private high school in Clay:

  • CLAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 1594 TRIPLETT RIDGE, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clay:

See full list of schools located in Clay

Library in Clay:

  • CLAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,873; Location: 614 MAIN STREET; 15,872 books; 12 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Clay, WV FM Stations -- 101.7 (Clay, WV, Community Owned Radio

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clay: Clay Courthouse Station (A), Clay County Emergency Ambulance Service Station 100 (B), Clay Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clay include: Fairview Baptist Church (A), Clay First Baptist Church (B), Clay Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lower Two Run (A), Bens Run (B), Upper Two Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Elk River Inn (295 Main), Clay County Free Press (291 Main).

Birthplace of: Dave Vineyard - Baseball player, Gene Johnson (American football) - Football player.

Clay 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 Clay and their reported violations in the past:

CLAY WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,341, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-15-2005 to SEP-29-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2013 and FEB-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-09-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
CLAY CO PSD-HARTLAND (Address: 1434 IVYDALE ROAD , Population served: 790, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2009)
CLAY CO P S D - IVYDALE (Address: 1434 IVYDALE ROAD , Population served: 752, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
CLAY CO P S D-TRIPLETT RIDGE (Address: 1434 IVYDALE ROAD , Population served: 102, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards in 2000

Banks with branches in Clay (2011 data):

  • Clay County Bank, Inc.: Clay Branch at State Routes 4 And 16, branch established on 1986/12/13; at 150 Main Street, branch established on 1902/06/04. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $77.8 mil, Deposits: $67.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Clay County Banc Corporation
  • Bank of Gassaway: Clay Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1987/08/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.5 mil, Deposits: $142.3 mil, headquarters in Gassaway, WV, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Gassaway Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clay:

Marital status in Clay, WV
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 22.7%

For population 25 years and over in Clay:

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
West Virginia average:

11.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clay, WV (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,19018
Evangelical Protestant7018
Black Protestant6174
Catholic661
Other2-
None6,810-
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: 3
Here:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Clay County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.3%
West Virginia:

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

11.0%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clay:

45.1%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.8%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clay:

8.4%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clay:

6.7
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

51.3%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Clay:

80.5%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clay, WV Residents

Clay government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $122,000 ($276.64)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($145.12)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($40.82)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($36.28)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($20.41)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($13.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($9.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($6.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($4.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($38.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $32,000 ($72.56)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($4.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $76,000 ($172.34)

Clay government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $154,000 ($349.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($9.07)
    Other: $2,000 ($4.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($68.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($18.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($4.54)
  • Tax - Property: $62,000 ($140.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($117.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($45.35)
    Other License: $5,000 ($11.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($2.27)

Clay government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $757,000 ($1716.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $715,000 ($1621.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($95.24)

Clay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000 ($417.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000 ($131.52)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($26,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.87% ($34,157 average AGI)
to Braxton County, WV  0.85% ($36,652)

Businesses in Clay, WV

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clay:

  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clay:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVRC-FM (104.7 FM; SPENCER, WV; Owner: STAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clay:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)

Clay fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 2019 01:30 PM, Cr-11, Lat: 38.463197, Lon: -81.073467, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 15, 2018 03:20 PM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.484561, Lon: -81.065964, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 2015 07:30 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.475119, Lon: -81.072297, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 12, 2008 09:50 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 38.493500, Lon: -81.072720, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 15, 2006 02:08 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 38.284840, Lon: -81.190930, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 2002 05:20 AM, Sr-4, Lat: 38.477016, Lon: -81.090929, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 1982 05:10 PM, St.Rt.16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.1mTotal length
  • $1,450,000Total costs
  • 12,616Total average daily traffic
  • 643Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,396Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clay, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clay, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clay)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2.3 Mi Nw Of Clay Junction (Lat: 38.502611 Lon: -81.099833), Call Sign: KQF390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Registrant: West Virginia Department Of Transportation Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • .2 Mi Ne Littleton Sec Rt 10 (Lat: 39.705361 Lon: -80.510917), Call Sign: KNJM782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/1999, Expiration Date: 06/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2004, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Clay, Pisgah Knob (Lat: 38.446111 Lon: -81.066667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPZV924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2013, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr, Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • Fola Tank, Fola Tank; On Cr24/1, 4.83km S Of Jct. Cr24/1 & Cr17 (Lat: 38.340333 Lon: -81.098333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQEK929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.352 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2006, Expiration Date: 02/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2016, Certifier: Nelson K King, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 441TS , Serial Number: 17254288, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Tom L Dawson, Po Box 111, Clay, WV 25043
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5873W , Serial Number: 28-2503, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 03/04/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Tom L Dawson, Po Box 111, Clay, WV 25043
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95436 , Serial Number: 28-25951, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Danny L Dawson, Po Box 111, Clay, WV 25043

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 43 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clay, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (59.1%), and Outside Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clay, WV
    • 12759.1%Structure Fires
    • 4822.3%Outside Fires
    • 3214.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 83.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clay, WV
Most common first names in Clay, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2274.8 years
James1969.5 years
John1574.1 years
Mary1282.9 years
Russell965.7 years
Arthur775.7 years
Cecil772.3 years
Roy782.5 years
Alice767.4 years
Ethel782.8 years
Most common last names in Clay, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1676.6 years
Mullins1676.3 years
Williams1567.9 years
Salisbury1467.9 years
Adkins1468.9 years
Butcher1365.1 years
Wilson1378.4 years
Moore1370.2 years
Hamrick1270.9 years
Ramsey1268.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clay, WV
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clay, WV
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity


Clay compared to West Virginia state average:

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