Ansted, WV Population

Population: 1,576. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,604 (+1.8% change)
Males: 726 (46.1%), Females: 850 (53.9%)

Fayette County

Zip code: 25812

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $25,028
Median house value: $47,400

Races in Ansted:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (14.7%), English (11.5%), United States (10.5%), German (9.5%), French (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Elevation: 1312 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ansted

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ansted town

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-3.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ansted:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ansted:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 25 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 37 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 54 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ansted:

Amtrak stations near Ansted:

  • 13 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 16 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ansted:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 84 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 84 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
Public primary/middle schools in Ansted:

  • ANSTED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 118 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ANSTED MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 118 CHURCH ST.; Grades: 05 – 08)