Rupert, WV Population

Population: 940. Estimated population in July 2020: 944 (+0.4% change)
Males: 431 (45.9%), Females: 509 (54.1%)

Greenbrier County

Zip code: 25984

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $20,250
Median house value: $52,000

Races in Rupert:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (24.5%), German (11.5%), Irish (11.2%), English (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Dutch (2.3%).

Elevation: 2432 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rupert

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rupert town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -132 (-12.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rupert:

  • RICHWOOD AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; RICHWOOD, WV)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; RONCEVERTE, WV)
  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HINTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rupert:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 23 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 33 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 67 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rupert:

  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 20 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 22 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: SXL)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 50 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
Amtrak station near Rupert:

  • 17 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 Rupert:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 59 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 63 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
Public primary/middle school in Rupert:

  • RUPERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: ANJEAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Rupert:

  • RUPERT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,386; Location: 602 NICHOLAS STREET; 14,537 books; 51 audio materials; 229 video materials; 19 serial subscriptions)