Mount Hope, WV Population

Population: 1,487. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,411 (-5.1% change)
Males: 671 (45.1%), Females: 816 (54.9%)

Zip code: 25880

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $18,375
Median house value: $36,300

Races in Mount Hope:

  • White Non-Hispanic (72.9%)
  • Black (22.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (15.9%), Irish (10.6%), English (8.0%), German (5.4%), Italian (5.2%), Scottish (2.1%).

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Hope

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Hope city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -285 (-16.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Hope:

  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; OAK HILL, WV)
  • BECKLEY APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BECKLEY, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Hope:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 9 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 44 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 55 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Hope:

Amtrak stations near Mount Hope:

  • 8 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)
  • 9 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH). Services: ticket office, partially 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 Mount Hope:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 33 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 43 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 75 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Hope:

  • BRADLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 210 BRADLEY SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MOUNT HOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 110 HIGH SCHOOL DR; Grades: 05 – 12)
  • MOUNT HOPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 408 LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK – 04)