Summersville, WV Population

Population: 3,294. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,369 (+2.3% change)
Males: 1,511 (45.9%), Females: 1,783 (54.1%)

Nicholas County

Zip code: 26651

Median resident age: 42.2 years
Median household income: $29,783
Median house value: $90,300

Races in Summersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (18.5%), English (10.3%), German (10.1%), Irish (8.4%), Italian (3.8%), Scottish (3.4%).

Elevation: 1894 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Summersville

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summersville town

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -86 (-2.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (400 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Summersville:

  • RICHWOOD AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; RICHWOOD, WV)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; GASSAWAY, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; OAK HILL, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Summersville:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 40 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 44 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 52 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 5 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: SXL)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 14 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 31 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summersville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 50 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 59 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 74 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 83 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 84 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)

Schools

Public high school in Summersville:

  • NICHOLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 656; Location: 30 GRIZZLY RD; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Summersville:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 180; Location: 899 BROAD ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 40 GRIZZLY RD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SUMMERSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 402; Location: 108 MCKEES CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • GLADE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: HWY 41; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ZELA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 1073 COUNTRY RD.; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: HIGHWAY 41 BOX 2128; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Summersville:

  • SUMMERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,485; Location: 6201 WEBSTER ROAD; 30,433 books; 120 audio materials; 400 video materials; 107 serial subscriptions)