Gassaway, WV Population

Population: 901. Estimated population in July 2020: 884 (-1.9% change)
Males: 407 (45.2%), Females: 494 (54.8%)

Braxton County

Zip code: 26624

Median resident age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $23,009
Median house value: $56,900

Races in Gassaway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.2%), German (14.5%), Irish (10.7%), English (9.9%), Italian (2.7%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 841 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gassaway

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gassaway town

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-10.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gassaway:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 HOYLMAN DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gassaway:

  • SUMMERSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV)
  • MINNIE HAMILTON (about 27 miles; GRANTSVILLE, WV)
  • WEBSTER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gassaway:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 57 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • YEAGER (about 60 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 63 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gassaway:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 9 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 31 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 32 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: SXL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gassaway:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 67 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 71 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 101 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 103 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
Public primary/middle school in Gassaway:

  • DAVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 113 5TH ST; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Gassaway:

  • GASSAWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,199; Location: 536 ELK STREET; 17,500 books; 135 audio materials; 475 video materials; 24 serial subscriptions)