West Union, WV Population

Population: 806. Estimated population in July 2020: 808 (+0.2% change)
Males: 360 (44.7%), Females: 446 (55.3%)

Zip code: 26456

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $18,300
Median house value: $40,700

Races in West Union:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.5%)

Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (14.6%), United States (9.6%), English (7.9%), Dutch (4.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Union

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Union town

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Union:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Union:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 39 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 46 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 65 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Union:

  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 26 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)
  • P W JOHNSON MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: 75D)
  • WADE F MALEY FIELD (about 36 miles; SHINNSTON, WV; Abbreviation: 6W0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Union:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 53 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 62 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 81 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 89 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 92 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)

Schools

Public high school in West Union:

  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 201 STUART ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in West Union:

  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: ROUTE 2 BOX 35-D; Grades: PK – 04)
  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 409; Location: RR 2 BOX 35C; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in West Union:

  • DODDRIDGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $104,824; Location: 117 COURT STREET; 34,171 books; 421 audio materials; 681 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)