Peterstown, WV Population

Population: 499. Estimated population in July 2020: 497 (-0.4% change)
Males: 229 (45.9%), Females: 270 (54.1%)

Monroe County

Zip code: 24963

Median resident age: 47.3 years
Median household income: $23,036
Median house value: $66,200

Races in Peterstown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (24.4%), English (12.8%), Irish (11.0%), German (8.6%), Scottish (2.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 1624 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Peterstown

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peterstown town

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 19.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -51 (-9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Peterstown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Peterstown:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 35 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 43 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 58 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Peterstown:

  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 21 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Abbreviation: PSK)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 30 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)
  • VIRGINIA TECH (about 31 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: BCB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peterstown:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 35 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
Public primary/middle schools in Peterstown:

  • PETERSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 108 COLLEGE DR; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PETERSTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: RR 1 BOX 546; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Peterstown:

  • PETERSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,434; Location: 23 COLLEGE AVENUE; 28,118 books; 155 audio materials; 301 video materials; 16 serial subscriptions)