Paden City, WV Population

Population: 2,860. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,737 (-4.3% change)
Males: 1,353 (47.3%), Females: 1,507 (52.7%)

Tyler County

Zip code: 26159

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $32,940
Median house value: $61,200

Races in Paden City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)

Ancestries: German (19.7%), English (13.3%), United States (13.3%), Irish (10.8%), Italian (2.7%), Dutch (2.5%).

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Paden City

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paden City city

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-1.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Paden City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paden City:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 40 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 55 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 72 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paden City:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Paden City:

  • SWISSLAND SCHOOLS (Location: PO BOX 243; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paden City:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 48 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 56 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 79 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 83 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)

Schools

Public high school in Paden City:

  • PADEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 201 N 4TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Paden City:

  • PADEN CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 510 N 2ND AVE; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Paden City:

  • PADEN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,897; Location: 114 S. 4TH AVENUE; 11,568 books; 41 audio materials; 120 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)