Valley Grove, West Virginia

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Population in 2019: 348 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 184  (52.9%)
Females: 164  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 26060.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,363 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Valley Grove:

$39,363
WV:

$48,850

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,482 (it was $20,542 in 2000)

Valley Grove village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,554 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Valley Grove:

$88,554
WV:

$124,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,553; detached houses: $98,792; mobile homes: $242,175

Median gross rent in 2019: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley Grove: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.2%
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According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Valley Grove, West Virginia as of September 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley Grove is 47 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (40.2%), German (27.2%), Italian (12.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Irish (3.3%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 957 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 617 people per square mile   (low).

Valley Grove, West Virginia map

1 resident is foreign born

This village:

0.3%
West Virginia:

1.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $666 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $423 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (39.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (287.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Alexander borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Triadelphia, WV (2.0 miles ),
West Liberty, WV (2.4 miles ),
Wheeling, WV (2.6 miles ),
Bethlehem, WV (2.7 miles ),
Clearview, WV (2.7 miles ),
Bethany, WV (2.9 miles ),
Martins Ferry, OH (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.09 N, Longitude: 80.57 W

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

5.8%
West Virginia:

5.7%
Most common industries in Valley Grove, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (8.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.5%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Valley Grove, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (8.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Valley Grove, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Valley Grove, West Virginia average temperatures Valley Grove, West Virginia average precipitation Valley Grove, West Virginia humidity Valley Grove, West Virginia wind speed Valley Grove, West Virginia snowfall Valley Grove, West Virginia sunshine Valley Grove, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.70. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.52
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00418. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00418
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Valley Grove-area historical tornado activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Valley Grove village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 tornado 39.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 40% 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 206.7 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 97.5 miles away from Valley Grove center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 109.2 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 223.0 miles away from Valley Grove center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Valley Grove center
On 12/31/2011 at 20:05:01, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.7 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 Ohio County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley Grove:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • REM-WV, INC., FLYNN AVENUE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RITZ AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • RAVEN AVENUE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • NORTHERN PANHANDLE MENTAL HLTH CTR (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WHEELING, WV)
  • OHIO VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WHEELING, WV)

Amtrak station near Valley Grove:

  • 9 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Grove:

  • West Liberty University (about 6 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 21 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Waynesburg University (about 25 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 31 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Robert Morris University (about 36 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (about 39 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 13,486)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McGraw Run (A), Battle Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Valley Motel (3661 National Road).

Ohio 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 Valley Grove and their reported violations in the past:

VALLEY GROVE WATER DEPT (Population served: 686, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2010)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Valley Grove:

Marital status in Valley Grove, WV
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Valley Grove:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
West Virginia average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley Grove, WV (based on Ohio County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,1349
Mainline Protestant8,91935
Evangelical Protestant3,96325
Other1,6155
Black Protestant2342
Orthodox1801
None16,398-
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: 14
Ohio County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Ohio County:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

31.7%
West Virginia:

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

13.0%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Valley Grove:

63.4%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valley Grove:

66.0%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Valley Grove:

27.4
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valley Grove:

12.0%
West Virginia:

20.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley Grove:

7.0
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Valley Grove:

30.2%
West Virginia:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

69.6%
State:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley Grove, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$2,125
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$2,616
Water Supply 0$0 1$647
Totals for Government 0$0 9$5,388

Valley Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($568.97)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($313.22)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($86.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($8.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($8.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($57.47)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($11.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($8.62)

Valley Grove government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $17,000 ($48.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($57.47)
    Rents: $12,000 ($34.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($11.49)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($669.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($2.87)
  • Tax - Property: $94,000 ($270.11)

Valley Grove government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($77.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($60.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($20.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $392,000 ($1126.44)

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($43,183 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.84% ($66,014)
from Brooke County, WV  0.30% ($28,173)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Marshall County, WV  1.10% ($39,067 average AGI)
to Belmont County, OH  0.91% ($38,597)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($51,741)
Businesses in Valley Grove, WV
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Grove:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Grove:

  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WGLZ (91.5 FM; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Owner: WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Grove:

  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)

Valley Grove fatal accident list:

Nov 22, 2019 05:49 PM, I-70, Lat: 40.078100, Lon: -80.553025, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 2017 11:10 PM, Us-40, Lat: 40.083389, Lon: -80.580000, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 25, 1995 02:10 AM, 40, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 174ft / 52.9mTotal length
  • $7,130,000Total costs
  • 156,969Total average daily traffic
  • 35,578Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Valley Grove, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley Grove, WV

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Valley Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Stoolfire W Alexander Ridge (Lat: 40.015083 Lon: -80.549806), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNKT284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2400 MHz, 47.2800 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, 47.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022, Registrant: State Of West Virginia Division Of Highways, Buckhannon, WV 26201, Phone: (304) 473-5337, Fax: (304) 473-4256, Email:
  • 730 Valley Grove Rd (Lat: 40.087389 Lon: -80.560361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQMC450,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2010, Expiration Date: 06/28/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2020, Certifier: William A Ferrari, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • VALLEY GROVE, On W Alexander Road, 8.05 Kilometers East Of (Lat: 40.096833 Lon: -80.527667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLK872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6305.96 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • PT72XC014, Route 1, Box 108 (Lat: 40.081500 Lon: -80.550111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQRV642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • VALLEY GROVE-010001B, Route 1, Box 108 (Lat: 40.081500 Lon: -80.550111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQUD237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2014, Expiration Date: 06/06/2024, Certifier: Jeremy Finefrock, Registrant: Access Mlp Operating, LLC, One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK 74102, Phone: (405) 727-1621, Fax: (405) 727-3576, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: N8DHJ, Grant Date: 05/01/1996, Expiration Date: 05/01/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2008, Registrant: Virgil R Davis Jr, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: KC8RAT, Licensee ID: L00342794, Grant Date: 02/02/2021, Expiration Date: 04/03/2031, Certifier: Daniel P Tustin, Registrant: Daniel P Tustin, 2816 Castleman Run Road, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: KC8TKC, Licensee ID: L00487237, Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Charles H Guthoerl Jr, Registrant: Charles H Guthoerl Jr, 1065 Valley Grove Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060-8901
  • Call Sign: KD8VVQ, Licensee ID: L01823202, Grant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2013, Certifier: Bruce A Baker, Registrant: Bruce A Baker, 2583 West Alexander Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: K9BTM, Previous Call Sign: KD8VVQ, Licensee ID: L01823202, Grant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 12/03/2023, Certifier: Bruce A Baker, Registrant: Bruce A Baker, 2583 West Alexander Rd, Valley Grove, WV 26060
  • Call Sign: KE8MEE, Licensee ID: L02263617, Grant Date: 05/06/2019, Expiration Date: 05/06/2029, Certifier: Gary R Meador, Registrant: Gary R Meador, 2556 W. Alexander Rd., Valley Grove, WV 26060

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of reported fires - 57 took place in 2010, and the least - 6 in 2016. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Valley Grove, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (35.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Valley Grove, WV
    • 12935.3%Structure Fires
    • 11832.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 8021.9%Outside Fires
    • 3810.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valley Grove, WV
Most common first names in Valley Grove, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1471.0 years
Charles1375.8 years
John980.3 years
Mary980.2 years
William976.9 years
James873.5 years
Harold670.5 years
Helen581.4 years
George578.8 years
Paul574.6 years
Most common last names in Valley Grove, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith872.1 years
Davis880.5 years
Ferrell777.4 years
Newland575.6 years
Taggart472.0 years
Rose475.5 years
Moore481.0 years
Abercrombie379.3 years
White385.3 years
Hall357.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley Grove, WV
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 9.3%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley Grove, WV
  • 57.1%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Valley Grove 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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