Stanaford, West Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,350.
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
Males: 648  (48.1%)
Females: 702  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

56.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25801.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,887 (it was $30,640 in 2000)
Stanaford:

$46,887
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,240 (it was $16,775 in 2000)

Stanaford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,702 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Stanaford:

$101,702
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $111,945; detached houses: $116,108; mobile homes: $54,789

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,034.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stanaford: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.9%
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  • Races in Stanaford, WV (2019)
    • 73983.2%White alone
    • 11713.2%Black alone
    • 182.0%Hispanic
    • 131.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stanaford, West Virginia as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stanaford is 1,516 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (23.5%), English (19.5%), German (7.9%), Polish (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%), Northern European (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2420 feet

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 719 people per square mile   (low).

Stanaford, West Virginia map

15 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
West Virginia:

1.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Stanaford CDP:

0.6% ($438)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($378)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (45.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (141.2 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (356.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Piney View, WV (1.4 miles ),
Prosperity, WV (1.8 miles ),
Beckley, WV (1.8 miles ),
Bradley, WV (2.2 miles ),
Mabscott, WV (2.2 miles ),
Mount Hope, WV (2.2 miles ),
Beaver, WV (2.3 miles ),
MacArthur, WV (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 81.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

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

6.1%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Stanaford, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.7%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Stanaford, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)

Average climate in Stanaford, West Virginia

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Earthquake activity:

Stanaford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 13% 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 175.7 miles away from Stanaford center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 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 154.4 miles away from Stanaford center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from Stanaford 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 257.0 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 Raleigh County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stanaford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stanaford:

  • PINE LODGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • BECKLEY ARH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • JACKIE WITHROW HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • TEMPLE STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • 1204 S. KANAWHA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)
  • 811 S. KANAWHA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BECKLEY, WV)

Amtrak stations near Stanaford:

  • 6 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 18 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanaford:

  • New River Community and Technical College (about 5 miles; Beckley, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,234)
  • Concord University (about 29 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • West Virginia State University (about 52 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • New River Community College (about 56 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 58 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 58 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 60 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stanaford: Stanaford Station (A), Bradley - Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stanaford: Stanaford Missionary Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Griffith Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Raleigh 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:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Stanaford:

Marital status in Stanaford, WV
  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Stanaford:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
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 Stanaford, WV (based on Raleigh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,61598
Mainline Protestant6,16230
Catholic1,6881
Black Protestant1,58811
Other1,0495
Orthodox641
None54,693-
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: 15
Raleigh County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Raleigh County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Raleigh County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Raleigh County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Raleigh County:

31.3%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.8%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Stanaford:

29.3
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Stanaford:

30.1%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stanaford:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

47.6%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Stanaford:

77.1%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stanaford, WV Residents

4.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.72% ($26,038 average AGI)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.22% ($72,328)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.22% ($39,965)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Fayette County, WV  0.56% ($35,048 average AGI)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.30% ($40,785)
to Mercer County, WV  0.20% ($28,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stanaford:

  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stanaford:

  • WTNJ (105.9 FM; MOUNT HOPE, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAXS (94.1 FM; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: PLATEAU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • WRLB (95.3 FM; RAINELLE, WV; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Stanaford:

  • WOAY-TV (Channel 4; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: THOMAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSWP-TV (Channel 9; GRANDVIEW, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Stanaford fatal accident list:

Aug 14, 2019 07:31 PM, Sr-41, Grill Rd, Lat: 37.811069, Lon: -81.157033, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 2013 01:30 PM, Cr-8, Lat: 37.815428, Lon: -81.161803, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 2007 02:55 PM, Cr-41 Stanaford Rd, Lat: 37.825547, Lon: -81.149847, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 2006 10:18 PM, Sr-41, Lat: 37.820570, Lon: -81.150240, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 21, 1999 01:35 PM, Sr-41, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB8ULU, Grant Date: 08/09/1994, Expiration Date: 08/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2006, Registrant: Mack V Blackburn, Cunningham Ave, Stanaford, WV 25927

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stanaford, WV
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 35.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stanaford, WV
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Stanaford compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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