Mcmechen, West Virginia

Population 1,509

Mcmechen is located in Marshall County, WV. The population is 1,509, making Mcmechen the 2nd largest city in Marshall County.

There are 1 public schools in Mcmechen with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Mcmechen is low , and there are 4 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Mcmechen is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Mcmechen property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Mcmechen include Shadyside, Benwood and Bellaire.

Mcmechen Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 9.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11.9%

Crime Rate

59.35% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 25
  • Violent Crimes: 297
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 99
  • Property Crime: 743
  • Larceny Theft: 619

Registered Offenders

56.19% Higher than national avg.
  • 4 offenders in Mcmechen
  • 26.51 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

5 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 4


Very High 5.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Mcmechen, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Mcmechen's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Mcmechen, WV

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2005, the city of Mcmechen, WV issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2004, the city of Mcmechen, WV issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $532
  • 1 Bedroom: $582
  • 2 Bedrooms: $758
  • 3 Bedrooms: $982
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,132

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Environmental Hazards

5 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Mcmechen, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Mcmechen, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 28.42°
  • February 32.13°
  • March 42.33°
  • April 53.25°
  • May 62.27°
  • June 69.47°
  • July 73.73°
  • August 72.02°
  • September 65.7°
  • October 54.02°
  • November 43.6°
  • December 33.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Mcmechen, WV

Mcmechen, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Mcmechen, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Mcmechen, WV has a low risk of hail storms.
Mcmechen, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Mcmechen, WV: $39,265


Unemployment in Mcmechen is 5.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.65%
White Collar - 47.35%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

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1 Cemetery view all

0 FCC Towers view all

  • No fcc towers found in Mcmechen, WV

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

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1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Mcmechen, WV
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