Rainelle, WV Population

Population: 1,545. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,511 (-2.2% change)
Males: 698 (45.2%), Females: 847 (54.8%)

Greenbrier County

Zip code: 25962

Median resident age: 45.9 years
Median household income: $19,491
Median house value: $39,400

Races in Rainelle:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (16.9%), Irish (13.0%), German (12.7%), English (8.6%), Dutch (2.6%), Italian (2.3%).

Elevation: 2380 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rainelle

  • High school or higher: 64.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rainelle town

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -282 (-15.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rainelle:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rainelle:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 28 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 63 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rainelle:

  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 19 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: SXL)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 21 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 50 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
Amtrak station near Rainelle:

  • 19 miles: ALDERSON (1 C&O PLAZA AT RAILROAD AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rainelle:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 40 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 62 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 67 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
Public primary/middle school in Rainelle:

  • RAINELLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 701 KANAWHA AVE; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Rainelle:

  • RAINELLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,230; Location: 312 7TH STREET; 22,967 books; 395 audio materials; 573 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)