Tunnelton, WV Population

Population: 336. Estimated population in July 2020: 346 (+3.0% change)
Males: 167 (49.7%), Females: 169 (50.3%)

Preston County

Zip code: 26444

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $18,125
Median house value: $30,800

Races in Tunnelton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (24.1%), German (15.8%), Irish (12.5%), Polish (1.8%), Welsh (1.8%).

Elevation: 1816 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tunnelton

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tunnelton town

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tunnelton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tunnelton:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 20 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 34 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 65 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tunnelton:

  • TITUS FIELD (about 10 miles; ARTHURDALE, WV; Abbreviation: 70D)
  • ROY AIRFIELD (about 17 miles; GRAFTON, WV; Abbreviation: 71D)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 27 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 79D)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tunnelton:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 48 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 74 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
Public primary/middle schools in Tunnelton:

  • TUNNELTON-DENVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: RR 2 BOX 118B; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SOUTH PRESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: ROUTE 26; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FELLOWSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: RR 1 BOX 265; Grades: PK – 05)