Bethany, WV Population

Population: 985. Estimated population in July 2020: 985 (0.0% change)
Males: 511 (51.9%), Females: 474 (48.1%)

Brooke County

Zip code: 26032

Median resident age: 21.2 years
Median household income: $36,375
Median house value: $76,800

Races in Bethany:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.9%), Italian (14.9%), Irish (13.9%), Polish (7.8%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (6.0%).

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bethany

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 64.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.1%
  • Unemployed: 20.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bethany town

  • Never married: 62.5%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.1% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -154 (-13.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bethany:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bethany:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 31 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 61 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bethany:

  • WHEELING OHIO CO (about 6 miles; WHEELING, WV; Abbreviation: HLG)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPARK (about 14 miles; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Abbreviation: 2G2)
  • EDDIE DEW MEMORIAL AIRPARK (about 19 miles; TORONTO, OH; Abbreviation: 1G8)
Amtrak station near Bethany:

  • 15 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Bethany:

  • BETHANY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 748; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bethany:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 33 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 42 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 43 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
Public primary/middle school in Bethany:

  • BETHANY PRIMARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: DRAWER H; Grades: KG – 04)