Rowlesburg, WV Population

Population: 613. Estimated population in July 2020: 620 (+1.1% change)
Males: 288 (47.0%), Females: 325 (53.0%)

Preston County

Zip code: 26425

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $28,125
Median house value: $34,800

Races in Rowlesburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (26.4%), United States (15.5%), Irish (12.4%), English (6.5%), Polish (3.6%), Dutch (2.8%).

Elevation: 1406 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rowlesburg

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rowlesburg town

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-5.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rowlesburg:

  • PRESTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; KINGWOOD, WV)
  • GARRETT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; OAKLAND, MD)
  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; GRAFTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rowlesburg:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 26 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 38 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 66 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rowlesburg:

  • TITUS FIELD (about 16 miles; ARTHURDALE, WV; Abbreviation: 70D)
  • ROY AIRFIELD (about 20 miles; GRAFTON, WV; Abbreviation: 71D)
  • GARRETT COUNTY (about 28 miles; OAKLAND, MD; Abbreviation: 2G4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rowlesburg:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 34 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 52 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 79 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
Public primary/middle school in Rowlesburg:

  • ROWLESBURG SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: RR 1 BOX 255; Grades: PK – 08)