Wayne, West Virginia

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Population in 2022: 1,405 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.1%
Males: 517  (36.9%)
Females: 888  (63.1%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years

Zip codes: 25570.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $24,983 (it was $20,242 in 2000)
Wayne:

$24,983
WV:

$54,329

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,951 (it was $11,626 in 2000)

Wayne town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $88,720 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Wayne:

$88,720
WV:

$155,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $121,031; detached houses: $126,703; mobile homes: $49,430

Median gross rent in 2022: $650.

March 2022 cost of living index in Wayne: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 21.6%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Wayne, WV (2022)
    • 1,30098.4%White alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Wayne, West Virginia as of June 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wayne is 88 to 1.


Crime rates in Wayne by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(179.1)
2
(141.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(1,253)
2
(141.5)
16
(1,131)
8
(561.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(268.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index84.215.645.232.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wayne, WV

Crime rate in Wayne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 2 (2 officers - 2 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
West Virginia average:

1.95
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Ancestries: American (41.8%), English (33.6%), German (8.7%), European (7.9%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 2,159 people per square mile   (low).

Wayne, West Virginia map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wayne town:

0.7% ($358)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($378)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (12.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (112.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lavalette, WV (2.6 miles ),
Prichard, WV (2.9 miles ),
Fort Gay, WV (3.4 miles ),
Louisa, KY (3.5 miles ),
Huntington, WV (3.6 miles ),
Ceredo, WV (3.6 miles ),
Burlington, OH (3.7 miles ),
Salt Rock, WV (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 82.44 W

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Wayne, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Wayne, WV in 2022
Wayne satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
West Virginia:

4.0%
Most common industries in Wayne, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.0%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Wayne, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Wayne, West Virginia

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Wayne, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 85.8. This is about average.

City:

85.8
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Wayne-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Wayne town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wayne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Wayne center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 246.2 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 142.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 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 250.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from Wayne 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 Wayne County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 17, Landslides: 10, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wayne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wayne:

  • WAYNE COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (P O BOX 368)
  • WAYNE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (6999 ROUTE 152)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wayne:

  • HUNTINGTON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • THREE RIVERS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LOUISA, KY)
  • J ROBERT PRITCHARD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • ST MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • HUNTINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • CABELL HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)
  • CABELL-HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HUNTINGTON, WV)

Amtrak station near Wayne:

  • 13 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wayne:

  • Marshall University (about 14 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia State University (about 38 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Shawnee State University (about 46 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 54 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 73 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Public high school in Wayne:

Public elementary/middle school in Wayne:

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Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Wayne Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Wayne Family Court (211 South Court).

Birthplace of: Larry McClure (baseball) - Baseball player.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WAYNE WATER TOWN OF (Population served: 5,684, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • 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 Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Wayne (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wayne Main at 608 Hendricks Street, branch established on 1902/12/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • City National Bank of West Virginia: Wayne Branch at 206 Central Avenue, branch established on 1995/11/11. Info updated 2008/01/10: Bank assets: $2,753.2 mil, Deposits: $2,223.1 mil, headquarters in Charleston, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 68 total offices, Holding Company: City Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Wayne:

Marital status in Wayne, WV
  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wayne:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
West Virginia average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Wayne
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,33855
Mainline Protestant4,84027
Orthodox1153
Catholic891
Other2-
None30,097-
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: 9
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wayne County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wayne County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Wayne County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Wayne County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

11.7%
State:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.7%
State:

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

12.1%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wayne:

47.3%
West Virginia:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wayne:

42.4%
West Virginia:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Wayne:

28.9
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.9%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.8%
West Virginia:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wayne:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

33.8%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
West Virginia:

58.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.1%
West Virginia:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wayne, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 11$33,702$36,7661$2,133
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,269$31,6144$9,142
Other Government Administration 2$9,675$58,05010$5,269
Sewerage 2$6,328$37,9680$0
Police - Other 2$5,469$32,8141$1,003
Solid Waste Management 1$2,176$26,1123$6,346
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$555
Totals for Government 20$62,619$37,57120$24,448

Wayne government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $857,000 ($609.96)
    Financial Administration: $243,000 ($172.95)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($163.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($103.20)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($93.24)
    Police Protection: $131,000 ($93.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($22.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($7.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($28.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($34.16)

Wayne government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $316,000 ($224.91)
    Other: $129,000 ($91.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($5.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($12.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($12.81)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,018,000 ($724.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($6.41)
    Other: $5,000 ($3.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $373,000 ($265.48)
    Property: $161,000 ($114.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $100,000 ($71.17)
    Other License: $4,000 ($2.85)

Wayne government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,039,000 ($2874.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,913,000 ($2785.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,000 ($89.68)

Wayne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000 ($273.31)
Businesses in Wayne, WV
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
KFC1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Wendy's1
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wayne:

  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 2 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wayne:

  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WFGH (90.7 FM; FORT GAY, WV; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEJ (91.9 FM; PROCTORVILLE, OH; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRYV-FM1 (101.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Wayne:

  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • Wayne, West Virginia
  • Fatal accident count20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:7
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • West Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count4747
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6975
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1628
  • Fatalities5227
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents11023
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents389
See more detailed statistics of Wayne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.3mTotal length
  • $5,221,000Total costs
  • 61,610Total average daily traffic
  • 3,483Total average daily truck traffic
  • 101,033Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wayne, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wayne, WV

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 fire incidents per year is 32. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 52 took place in 2014, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Wayne, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.2%), and Outside Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wayne, WV
    • 29557.2%Structure Fires
    • 12123.4%Outside Fires
    • 8516.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 152.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wayne, WV
Most common first names in Wayne, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3875.4 years
James3669.1 years
William3568.8 years
Mary3379.0 years
Charles2271.0 years
Frank1678.3 years
George1574.7 years
Robert1466.6 years
Henry1281.8 years
Paul1267.7 years
Most common last names in Wayne, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins11973.6 years
Smith4671.3 years
Napier3876.4 years
Maynard3670.7 years
Watts3375.2 years
Thompson3171.8 years
Ferguson3073.3 years
Mills2878.1 years
Blankenship2774.0 years
Ross2774.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wayne, WV
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wayne, WV
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 49.8%Electricity


Wayne compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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  • Gregory D. Dunkle (2)
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2024.