Philippi, WV Population

Population: 2,870. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,826 (-1.5% change)
Males: 1,262 (44.0%), Females: 1,608 (56.0%)

Barbour County

Zip code: 26416

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $21,528
Median house value: $61,900

Races in Philippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), Irish (11.5%), United States (11.4%), Italian (7.4%), English (7.0%), Dutch (3.0%).

Elevation: 1307 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Philippi

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philippi city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -335 (-10.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Philippi:

  • BROADDUS HOSPITAL (MANSFIELD HILL P O BOX 930)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Philippi:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Philippi:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 16 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 35 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 83 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Philippi:

  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 1 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 79D)
  • SIMPSON (about 6 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 9W3)
  • ROY AIRFIELD (about 12 miles; GRAFTON, WV; Abbreviation: 71D)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Philippi:

  • ALDERSON BROADDUS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 733; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philippi:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 64 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 89 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high school in Philippi:

  • PHILIP BARBOUR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 736; Location: RR 2 BOX 268A; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Philippi:

  • PHILIPPI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: RR 3 BOX 38; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PHILIPPI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: RR 3 BOX 40; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Philippi:

  • FEED MY SHEEP CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: ROUTE 3 BOX 278A-1; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PHILIPPI CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 6; Location: RT 2 BOX 80; Grades: 1 – 9)

Libraries

Library in Philippi:

  • PHILIPPI PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,317; Location: 102 S. MAIN ST.; 33,355 books; 483 audio materials; 1,190 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)