Belington, WV Population

Population: 1,788. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,814 (+1.5% change)
Males: 882 (49.3%), Females: 906 (50.7%)

Barbour County

Zip code: 26250

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $22,154
Median house value: $53,200

Races in Belington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (13.3%), United States (12.1%), English (10.5%), Irish (10.3%), Dutch (3.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Elevation: 1704 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Belington

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belington town

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -66 (-3.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Belington:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belington:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 27 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 42 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 87 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belington:

  • SIMPSON (about 7 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 9W3)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 79D)
  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH CO-JENNINGS RANDOLPH FLD (about 12 miles; ELKINS, WV; Abbreviation: EKN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belington:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 72 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
Public primary/middle schools in Belington:

  • BELINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: ROUTE 92; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BELINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: RR 2 BOX 343; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Belington:

  • BELINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,608; Location: 512 ELLIOTT AVE.; 14,768 books; 34 audio materials; 344 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)