Enterprise, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 961.
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
Males: 437  (45.6%)
Females: 524  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

56.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.8 years

Zip codes: 26568.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $64,590 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Enterprise:

$64,590
WV:

$51,248

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $37,980 (it was $13,541 in 2000)

Enterprise CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $98,937 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Enterprise:

$98,937
WV:

$143,200

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $183,488; detached houses: $220,630; mobile homes: $16,677

Median gross rent in 2021: $713.

March 2022 cost of living index in Enterprise: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.9%

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Ancestries: Italian (37.4%), American (29.5%), German (21.9%), Irish (8.3%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 327 people per square mile   (very low).

Enterprise, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,060 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $444 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (72.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (275.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shinnston, WV (1.5 miles ),
Worthington, WV (1.5 miles),
Gypsy, WV (2.0 miles ),
Carolina, WV (2.0 miles ),
Monongah, WV (2.1 miles ),
Lumberport, WV (2.2 miles ),
Whitehall, WV (2.2 miles ),
Idamay, WV (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.42 N, Longitude: 80.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Enterprise, WV in 2021
Distribution of house value in Enterprise, WV in 2021
Enterprise satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
West Virginia:

3.6%
Most common industries in Enterprise, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Utilities (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.5%)
  • Utilities (11.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Enterprise, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Extraction workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Enterprise, 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 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 39.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
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 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Enterprise-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Enterprise place center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 28.2 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Enterprise-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 38% 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 164.0 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 143.4 miles away from Enterprise center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 157.9 miles away from Enterprise 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 214.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 208.5 miles away from Enterprise 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 161.0 miles away from Enterprise 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 Harrison County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Landslides: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Enterprise topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Enterprise:

  • PIERPONT CENTER AT FAIRMONT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • ARBORS AT FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Enterprise:

  • Fairmont State University (about 8 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 23 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 34 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 50 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 55 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 68 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 68 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Points of interest:

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Church in Enterprise: Long Run Evangelical United Brethren Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Wamsley Cemetery (1), Hood Cemetery (2), Enterprise Cemetery (3), Nay Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mudlick Run (A), Laurel Run (B), Bingamon Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
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: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Enterprise:

Marital status in Enterprise, WV
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Enterprise:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
West Virginia average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Enterprise, 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
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Harrison County:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.7%
State:

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

12.2%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
West Virginia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Enterprise:

10.9%
West Virginia:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Enterprise:

27.7%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
Enterprise:

54.4%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Enterprise:

84.6%
West Virginia:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Enterprise, WV Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Enterprise:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Enterprise:

  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Enterprise:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Enterprise fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 2015 04:25 PM, Cr-19/28, Lat: 39.409472, Lon: -80.273758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 18, 2013 01:40 PM, Us-19, Lat: 39.433850, Lon: -80.277497, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 19, 2011 06:59 AM, Us-19, Enterprise Rd, Lat: 39.420836, Lon: -80.277347, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 8, 2010 03:35 PM, Us-119, Lat: 39.415772, Lon: -80.277272, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1980 06:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.2mTotal length
  • $1,502,000Total costs
  • 10,760Total average daily traffic
  • 664Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,875Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Enterprise, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Enterprise, WV

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Enterprise)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB8DCQ, Grant Date: 10/27/1997, Expiration Date: 10/27/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2009, Registrant: John T Arnold, Route 1 Box 38, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: N5XDL, Licensee ID: L00385079, Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 10/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2013, Certifier: Janette R Kocsis, Registrant: Janette R Kocsis, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: N8JJG, Grant Date: 04/09/1998, Expiration Date: 04/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2010, Registrant: Troy W Hamrick Sr, Rt 1 Box 13, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: KC8PIX, Licensee ID: L00282078, Grant Date: 09/02/2000, Expiration Date: 09/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2012, Certifier: John T Finzel, Registrant: John T Finzel, Enterprise, WV 26568
  • Call Sign: KE8FHR, Licensee ID: L02060069, Grant Date: 10/27/2016, Expiration Date: 10/27/2026, Certifier: Rebecca J Drain, Registrant: Rebecca J Drain, 23 Hill View Ter, Enterprise, WV 26568

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 VISION + (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 697HB, N697HB, N-697HB, Serial Number: PH645480976, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Beacon Aerial Solutions LLC, 3326 Hood Ave, Enterprise, WV 26568
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/06/2019

Most common first names in Enterprise, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1274.4 years
John967.4 years
William875.3 years
Charles871.4 years
Robert663.3 years
Mary680.3 years
Richard562.4 years
George470.8 years
Samuel486.8 years
Betty475.2 years
Most common last names in Enterprise, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcintire1176.0 years
Martin980.0 years
Bice877.1 years
Pigott879.0 years
Davis778.0 years
Halpenny672.3 years
Jones679.0 years
Rockwell675.2 years
Matheny578.6 years
Demary582.2 years


Enterprise compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 7 other airmen in this city.
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