Belmont, WV Population

Population: 1,036. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,009 (-2.6% change)
Males: 452 (43.6%), Females: 584 (56.4%)

Pleasants County

Zip code: 26134

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $27,375
Median house value: $78,300

Races in Belmont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (19.9%), German (16.4%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 619 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Belmont

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belmont city

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Belmont:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 13 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 73 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • YEAGER (about 74 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Belmont:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 21 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 68 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 78 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 79 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
Public primary/middle schools in Belmont:

  • PLEASANTS COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: STATE ROUTE 2; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • BELMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: STATE ROUTE 2; Grades: PK – 04)