Powellton, WV Population

Population: 1,796
Males: 883 (49.2%), Females: 913 (50.8%)

Fayette County

Zip code: 25161

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $23,224
Median house value: $42,300

Races in Powellton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.8%)
  • Black (9.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

Ancestries: German (15.9%), United States (15.8%), Irish (14.6%), English (12.3%), Dutch (2.1%), Italian (1.5%).

Elevation: 834 feet

Land area: 35.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Powellton

  • High school or higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Powellton CDP

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

0.5% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Powellton:

  • MONTGOMERY GENL HOSP (about 5 miles; MONTGOMERY, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; OAK HILL, WV)
  • WEST VIRGINIA REHAB HOSP (about 21 miles; INSTITUTE, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Powellton:

  • YEAGER (about 26 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 27 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 68 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Powellton:

Amtrak stations near Powellton:

  • 6 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powellton:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 58 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 81 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)