Point Pleasant, WV Population

Population: 4,637. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,481 (-3.4% change)
Males: 2,112 (45.5%), Females: 2,525 (54.5%)

Mason County

Zip code: 25550

Median resident age: 42.8 years
Median household income: $27,022
Median house value: $67,100

Races in Point Pleasant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.5%), English (13.7%), German (12.3%), Irish (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.9%).

Elevation: 572 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Point Pleasant

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Pleasant city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -634 (-12.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Point Pleasant:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL (2520 VALLEY DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Point Pleasant:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Point Pleasant:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 45 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 51 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 59 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Point Pleasant:

  • GALLIA-MEIGS REGIONAL (about 3 miles; GALLIPOLIS, OH; Abbreviation: GAS)
  • MASON COUNTY (about 5 miles; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Abbreviation: 3I2)
  • LEON (about 17 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Point Pleasant:

  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 33 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 50 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 56 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)

Schools

Public high schools in Point Pleasant:

  • POINT PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 735; Location: 2312 JACKSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MASON COUNTY VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: OHIO RIVER ROAD; Grades: 11 – 12)
Private high schools in Point Pleasant:

  • CHRIST ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 804 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WESLEYAN HOLINESS BIBLE COLLEG (Students: 21; Location: 2300 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Point Pleasant:

  • POINT PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 2312 JACKSON AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • POINT PLEASANT INTERMEDIATE (Students: 376; Location: 508 28TH STREET; Grades: 03 – 06)
  • POINT PLEASANT PRIMARY (Students: 328; Location: 2200 LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: ROUTE 2; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Point Pleasant:

  • MASON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $214,984; Location: 508 VIAND STREET; 77,106 books; 285 audio materials; 675 video materials; 152 serial subscriptions)