Grantsville, WV Population

Population: 565. Estimated population in July 2020: 546 (-3.4% change)
Males: 278 (49.2%), Females: 287 (50.8%)

Calhoun County

Zip code: 26147

Median resident age: 44.3 years
Median household income: $26,111
Median house value: $39,700

Races in Grantsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.3%)

Ancestries: United States (22.7%), German (13.6%), English (9.9%), Irish (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), Dutch (4.8%).

Elevation: 713 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Grantsville

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grantsville town

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-15.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Grantsville:

  • MINNIE HAMILTON (ROUTE 1 BOX 1-A)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grantsville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grantsville:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 37 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 52 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 66 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grantsville:

  • BOGGS FIELD (about 19 miles; SPENCER, WV; Abbreviation: 14P)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 35 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 45 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Grantsville:

  • CALHOUN-GILMER CAREER CENTER (Location: RT 1 BOX 542A; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grantsville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 39 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 77 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 93 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)

Schools

Public high school in Grantsville:

  • CALHOUN GILMER CENTER (Location: RR 1 BOX 542A; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Grantsville:

  • PLEASANT HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: HC 65 BOX 2; Grades: PK – 04)