Weston, WV Population

Population: 4,317. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,241 (-1.8% change)
Males: 1,960 (45.4%), Females: 2,357 (54.6%)

Lewis County

Zip code: 26452

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $26,690
Median house value: $49,200

Races in Weston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), United States (14.7%), English (13.1%), Irish (12.0%), Italian (3.6%), Dutch (2.7%).

Elevation: 1017 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Weston

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weston city

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -844 (-16.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Weston:

  • STONEWALL JACKSON MEM HOSP (ROUTE 4 BOX 10)
  • WILLIAM R SHARPE HOSPITAL AT WESTON (DRAWER 1127)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Weston:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Weston:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 25 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 57 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 70 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Weston:

  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 3 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)
  • UPSHUR COUNTY RGNL (about 15 miles; BUCKHANNON, WV; Abbreviation: W22)
  • BRAXTON COUNTY (about 28 miles; SUTTON, WV; Abbreviation: 48I)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weston:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 38 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 76 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 78 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 92 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 101 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high school in Weston:

  • LEWIS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 829; Location: 205 MINUTEMAN WAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Weston:

  • ROBERT L BLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 880; Location: 358 COURT AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PETERSON CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Students: 468; Location: 239 COURT AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • POLK CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 619 W 2ND ST; Grades: PK – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Weston:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 224 CENTER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 5)
  • SISSIE CARES DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 612 PRATT AVE; Grades: KG – 1)
  • LEWIS CO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: PO BOX 230; Grades: KG – 9)

Libraries

Library in Weston:

  • LOUIS BENNETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $151,377; Location: 148 COURT AVE; 18,642 books; 350 audio materials; 877 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)