West Liberty, WV Population

Population: 1,220. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,203 (-1.4% change)
Males: 619 (50.7%), Females: 601 (49.3%)

Ohio County

Zip code: 26074

Median resident age: 20.8 years
Median household income: $28,393
Median house value: $67,000

Races in West Liberty:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (24.8%), Irish (20.3%), Italian (12.4%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Liberty

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 30.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Liberty town

  • Never married: 58.2%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +767 (+169.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Liberty:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Liberty:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 49 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 61 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Liberty:

  • WHEELING OHIO CO (about 3 miles; WHEELING, WV; Abbreviation: HLG)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPARK (about 15 miles; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Abbreviation: 2G2)
  • EDDIE DEW MEMORIAL AIRPARK (about 21 miles; TORONTO, OH; Abbreviation: 1G8)
Amtrak station near West Liberty:

  • 12 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

College/University in West Liberty:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,453; Location: PO Box 295; Public; Website: www.wlsc.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Liberty:

  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 45 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 46 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 47 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
Public primary/middle school in West Liberty:

  • WEST LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 204 CHATHAM STREET; Grades: KG – 05)