Clarksburg, WV Population

Population: 16,743. Estimated population in July 2020: 16,439 (-1.8% change)
Males: 7,752 (46.3%), Females: 8,991 (53.7%)

Harrison County

Zip codes: 26301, 26302.

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $27,722
Median house value: $58,800

Races in Clarksburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.1%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.4%), German (15.5%), Italian (14.3%), Irish (14.1%), English (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Elevation: 1011 feet

Land area: 9.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clarksburg

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarksburg city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,694 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Clarksburg:

  • UNITED HOSPITAL CENTER (PO BOX 1605)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Clarksburg:

  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON MEM HOSP (about 20 miles; WESTON, WV)
  • WILLIAM R SHARPE HOSPITAL AT WESTON (about 20 miles; WESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clarksburg:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 9 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 39 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 76 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clarksburg:

  • WADE F MALEY FIELD (about 10 miles; SHINNSTON, WV; Abbreviation: 6W0)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 16 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Abbreviation: 4G7)
  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 17 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Clarksburg:

  • UNITED TECHNICAL CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: RT 3 BOX 43C; Public)
  • CLARKSBURG BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 102; Location: 120 S 3RD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 120 S LINDEN AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • UNITED HOSPITAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 3 HOSPITAL PLZ; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarksburg:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 62 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 64 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 82 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 84 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)

Schools

Public high schools in Clarksburg:

  • ROBERT C. BYRD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 880; Location: 1 EAGLE WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: ONE MOUNTAINEER DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNITED TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 5; Location: RR 3 BOX 43C; Grades: 11 – 12)
  • TRI-COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: RR 3 BOX 43C; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Clarksburg:

  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 1318 N 16TH STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 127 EAST PIKE STREET; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • CLARKSBURG WESLEYAN METH SCH (Students: 14; Location: 401 FOWLER AVE; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clarksburg:

  • WASHINGTON IRVING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 660; Location: 443 LEE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GORE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: RT. 3, BOX 43B; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ADAMSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 1636 W PIKE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTH VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: NORTH 19TH STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WILSONBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: RR 4 BOX 1; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PRESSLEY RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: RR 5 BOX 697; Grades: 07 – 11)
  • GENESIS YOUTH CENTER (Students: 11; Location: 535 HORNER AVE; Grades: 04 – 11)
Private primary/middle school in Clarksburg:

  • SAINT MARY’S CENTRAL GRADE SCH (Students: 143; Location: 107 EAST PIKE STREET; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Clarksburg:

  • CLARKSBURG-HARRISON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $615,662; Location: 404 W. PIKE STREET; 61,868 books; 1,500 audio materials; 1,800 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)