Kenova, WV Population

Population: 3,485. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,391 (-2.7% change)
Males: 1,588 (45.6%), Females: 1,897 (54.4%)

Wayne County

Zip code: 25530

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $23,342
Median house value: $64,100

Races in Kenova:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)

Ancestries: United States (28.2%), English (15.7%), Irish (9.0%), German (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Scottish (1.1%).

Elevation: 561 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kenova

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenova city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -300 (-7.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kenova:

  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • CABELL-HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kenova:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 4 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 69 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 100 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: LCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kenova:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 7 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; Abbreviation: HTW)
  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 15 miles; ASHLAND, KY; Abbreviation: DWU)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 20 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
Amtrak stations near Kenova:

  • 7 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenova:

  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 71 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 77 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 94 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
Public primary/middle schools in Kenova:

  • BUFFALO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 331 BUFFALO CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BUFFALO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: 298 BUFFALO CREEK RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KENOVA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 284; Location: 1400 POPLAR ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Kenova:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $249,796; Location: 1200 OAK STREET; 60,360 books; 426 audio materials; 2,500 video materials; 137 serial subscriptions)