Masontown, West Virginia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.4%

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
West Virginia average:

2.29
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Masontown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Masontown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Carpenters (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Masontown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Masontown, West Virginia average temperatures Masontown, West Virginia average precipitation Masontown, West Virginia humidity Masontown, West Virginia wind speed Masontown, West Virginia snowfall Masontown, West Virginia sunshine Masontown, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
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 9.3 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 9.3 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 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Masontown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Masontown town 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 46.2 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Masontown-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 151.7 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 137.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 241.7 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 224.1 miles away from the city 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 148.7 miles away from the city 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 Preston County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Masontown:

  • REM-WV, INC., BROOKHAVEN ROAD (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF PRESTON COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., WHITE AVENUE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., CURTIS AVENUE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MORGANTOWN, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Masontown:

  • West Virginia University (about 11 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Fairmont State University (about 20 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)
  • Waynesburg University (about 32 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 36 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Frostburg State University (about 47 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 49 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 54 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public elementary/middle school in Masontown:

See full list of schools located in Masontown

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Masontown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Company 6 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Preston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Masontown and their reported violations in the past:

MASONTOWN WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,923, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-20-2009 to JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-23-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-01-2009 to JUN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2008)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Masontown (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Masontown Branch at Route 7, Main Street, branch established on 1984/11/15. 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.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Masontown, WV (based on Preston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,77761
Evangelical Protestant2,30237
Catholic1,3495
Other3663
None24,726-
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: 5
Preston County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Preston County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Preston County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Preston County:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Preston County:

29.0%
West Virginia:

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

8.6%
State:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Masontown:

46.8%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.3%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Masontown:

7.1
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Masontown:

34.3%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Masontown:

55.2%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.4%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Masontown, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$3,224
Financial Administration 0$0 6$6,408
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$490
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,842
Totals for Government 0$0 17$11,964

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $2,107,000 ($3916.36)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,107,000 ($3916.36)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($128.25)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($22.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($7.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $63,000 ($117.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $420,000 ($780.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $466,000 ($866.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $101,000 ($187.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($85.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($39.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($771.38)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($83.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $25,000 ($46.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.86)
    Severance: $1,000 ($1.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,338,000 ($22933.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,481,000 ($19481.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,107,000 ($3916.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($464.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $539,000 ($1001.86)

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.99% ($45,814 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.25% ($32,533)
from Marion County, WV  0.19% ($39,087)


4.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Monongalia County, WV  1.33% ($39,044 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.27% ($30,688)
to Marion County, WV  0.22% ($41,808)

Businesses in Masontown, WV

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Masontown:

  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFSP (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Masontown:

  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Masontown:

  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • Masontown, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count2946
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4308
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1126
  • Fatalities3274
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents7027
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents153
See more detailed statistics of Masontown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.8mTotal length
  • $1,413,000Total costs
  • 7,550Total average daily traffic
  • 1,040Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,750Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Masontown)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Midway Ave (Lat: 39.552306 Lon: -79.796722), Call Sign: KJN708, Licensee ID: L00094500,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2005, Expiration Date: 04/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Registrant: Masontown Volunteer Fire Dept Inc, Masontown, WV 26542, Phone: (304) 864-2828, Fax: (304) 864-2828, Email:
  • 2400 Ft N Of Sturgiss Church On Rohr Rd (Lat: 39.598694 Lon: -79.828667), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNQY444, Licensee ID: L00069072,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/1999, Expiration Date: 12/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2005, Registrant: Masontown, Town Of, City Hall, Masontown, WV 26542, Phone: (304) 864-5555

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • MASONTOWN, Swamp Run Rd (Lat: 39.539250 Lon: -79.794111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQKA704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/10/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • MG404, Swamp Run Rd (Lat: 39.539250 Lon: -79.794111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.2 m, Call Sign: WQWU268,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • MG405, Cr 7/1 (Wv10656-A) (Lat: 39.561750 Lon: -79.824417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.8 m, Call Sign: WQWU269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Masontown)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 28 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Masontown, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.8%), and Outside Fires (23.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Masontown, WV
    • 12957.8%Structure Fires
    • 5223.3%Outside Fires
    • 3716.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.2%Other
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Most common first names in Masontown, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2477.1 years
William2273.2 years
James1868.2 years
John1682.0 years
Charles1576.7 years
Joseph1372.6 years
Robert1269.5 years
Harry1075.0 years
George1083.1 years
Frank978.9 years
Most common last names in Masontown, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor3577.3 years
Cale2381.8 years
Shaffer2068.6 years
Radabaugh1675.5 years
Smith1376.5 years
Turner1376.5 years
Mcmillen1182.6 years
Gibson1177.4 years
Molisee1176.5 years
Cress1063.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Masontown, WV
  • 54.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Masontown, WV
  • 47.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 15.9%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Masontown compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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