Coal City, WV Population

Population: 1,905
Males: 940 (49.3%), Females: 965 (50.7%)

Raleigh County

Zip code: 25823

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $28,049
Median house value: $60,300

Races in Coal City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (35.4%), German (6.9%), English (4.5%), Irish (3.0%), Dutch (2.3%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 2580 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Coal City

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coal City CDP

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Coal City:

  • BECKLEY APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; OAK HILL, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Coal City:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 54 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 59 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Coal City:

  • KEE FIELD (about 25 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 28 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 29 miles; WELCH, WV; Abbreviation: I25)
Amtrak station near Coal City:

  • 17 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 Coal City:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 22 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 48 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 69 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)

Schools

Public high school in Coal City:

  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 850 INDEPENDENCE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Coal City:

  • COAL CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 900 INDEPENDENCE RD.; Grades: PK – 05)