Marlinton, WV Population

Population: 1,204. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,247 (+3.6% change)
Males: 548 (45.5%), Females: 656 (54.5%)

Pocahontas County

Zip code: 24954

Median resident age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $21,293
Median house value: $57,000

Races in Marlinton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.8%), German (11.4%), Irish (9.4%), English (8.4%), Scottish (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 2130 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Marlinton

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marlinton town

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -414 (-25.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Marlinton:

  • POCAHONTAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BUCKEYE, WV)
  • BATH COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA)
  • WEBSTER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marlinton:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 33 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 64 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 74 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marlinton:

  • INGALLS FIELD (about 27 miles; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Abbreviation: HSP)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 39 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • ELKINS-RANDOLPH CO-JENNINGS RANDOLPH FLD (about 49 miles; ELKINS, WV; Abbreviation: EKN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marlinton:

  • WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; LEXINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,063)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 65 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 74 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 83 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,348)
Public primary/middle school in Marlinton:

  • MARLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 926 5TH AVE; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Marlinton:

  • POCAHONTAS CNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $261,557; Location: 500 EIGTH AVENUE; 67,816 books; 516 audio materials; 2,694 video materials; 84 serial subscriptions)