Pennsboro, WV Population

Population: 1,199. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,196 (-0.3% change)
Males: 575 (48.0%), Females: 624 (52.0%)

Ritchie County

Zip code: 26415

Median resident age: 40.1 years
Median household income: $24,120
Median house value: $38,700

Races in Pennsboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), German (10.0%), Irish (9.9%), English (8.0%), Italian (1.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pennsboro

  • High school or higher: 67.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pennsboro city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pennsboro:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pennsboro:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 33 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 52 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • YEAGER (about 77 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pennsboro:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennsboro:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 40 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 59 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 66 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 81 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 89 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
Public primary/middle school in Pennsboro:

  • CREED COLLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 512 COLLINS AVE; Grades: PK – 05)