Harrisville, WV Population

Population: 1,842. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,861 (+1.0% change)
Males: 876 (47.6%), Females: 966 (52.4%)

Ritchie County

Zip code: 26362

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $28,750
Median house value: $62,200

Races in Harrisville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (19.4%), German (11.4%), Irish (11.3%), English (10.4%), Dutch (4.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

Elevation: 873 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Harrisville

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisville town

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-4.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Harrisville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harrisville:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 28 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 58 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • YEAGER (about 69 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harrisville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 34 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 73 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 84 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
Public primary/middle school in Harrisville:

  • HARRISVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 1201 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Harrisville:

  • RITCHIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $199,641; Location: 130 N. COURT ST.; 33,293 books; 1,617 audio materials; 1,309 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)