Sutton, WV Population

Population: 1,011. Estimated population in July 2020: 993 (-1.8% change)
Males: 468 (46.3%), Females: 543 (53.7%)

Braxton County

Zip code: 26601

Median resident age: 45.6 years
Median household income: $25,134
Median house value: $62,400

Races in Sutton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (29.4%), Irish (12.4%), German (10.8%), English (7.9%), Italian (3.7%), Dutch (3.2%).

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sutton

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sutton town

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+6.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sutton:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; GASSAWAY, WV)
  • WEBSTER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV)
  • SUMMERSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sutton:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 55 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 61 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 64 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sutton:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 5 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)
  • RICHWOOD MUNI (about 29 miles; RICHWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: 3I4)
  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 33 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: SXL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sutton:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 69 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 71 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 102 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)

Schools

Public high school in Sutton:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 767; Location: 200 JERRY BURTON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sutton:

  • BRAXTON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 794; Location: 100 CARTER BRAXTON DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • SUTTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 288 N HILL RD; Grades: PK – 04)

Libraries

Library in Sutton:

  • SUTTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $63,688; Location: 450 4TH ST. #C; 14,100 books; 150 audio materials; 25 video materials; 22 serial subscriptions)