Glenville, WV Population

Population: 1,544. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,482 (-4.0% change)
Males: 776 (50.3%), Females: 768 (49.7%)

Gilmer County

Zip code: 26351

Median resident age: 23.2 years
Median household income: $20,243
Median house value: $60,300

Races in Glenville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Japanese (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (24.0%), German (18.8%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.3%), Italian (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Elevation: 734 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Glenville

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenville town

  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -514 (-25.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Glenville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glenville:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 50 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 50 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 65 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glenville:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 22 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 28 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)
  • BOGGS FIELD (about 36 miles; SPENCER, WV; Abbreviation: 14P)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Glenville:

  • GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,773; Location: 200 HIGH ST; Public; Website: www.glenville.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 54 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 61 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 68 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 92 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 102 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)

Schools

Public high school in Glenville:

  • GILMER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 520; Location: 300 PINE ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Glenville:

  • GLENVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 44 VANHORN DR; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Glenville:

  • GILMER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,299; Location: 214 WALNUT STREET; 23,626 books; 219 audio materials; 374 video materials; 23 serial subscriptions)