Elizabeth, WV Population

Population: 994. Estimated population in July 2020: 972 (-2.2% change)
Males: 456 (45.9%), Females: 538 (54.1%)

Wirt County

Zip code: 26143

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $25,114
Median house value: $60,000

Races in Elizabeth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: United States (22.0%), German (10.7%), Irish (10.4%), English (10.0%), Italian (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Elevation: 646 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth town

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+10.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Elizabeth:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabeth:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 19 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 50 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 83 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabeth:

  • BOGGS FIELD (about 18 miles; SPENCER, WV; Abbreviation: 14P)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 31 miles; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: I18)
  • LEON (about 46 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 18 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 52 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 64 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 92 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 94 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)

Schools

Public high school in Elizabeth:

  • WIRT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 333; Location: MULBERRY STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elizabeth:

  • WIRT COUNTY PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 362; Location: SCHOOLVIEW STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • WIRT COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 110 SCHOOL VIEW; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Elizabeth:

  • DORA B WOODYARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $118,741; Location: P.O. BOX 340 MULBERRY ST.; 17,498 books; 691 audio materials; 994 video materials; 52 serial subscriptions)