Barboursville, West Virginia

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Barboursville, West Virginia

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High Points

Barboursville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 9% Barboursville Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 9% Barboursville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 10% Barboursville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 14% Barboursville People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 18% Barboursville Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Barboursville, West Virginia

Comparing Barboursville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 10
Senior Citizens 7 4
Male Share of the Population 6 9
Racial Diversity 5 5
Female Share of the Population 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 9
People Above Poverty 6 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 2
People Living Alone 7 4
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 6
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Barboursville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Cabell
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 25504
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.409
Longitude -82.294

Barboursville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Station HAMLIN
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Barboursville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,183 100%
Male 1,546 48.6%
Female 1,637 51.4%
Under 18 616 19.4%
18+ 2,567 80.6%
65+ 556 17.5%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.82
White 3,112 97.8%
African-American 26 0.8%
Asian 19 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 17 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.7%

Estimated Barboursville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,185
Growth 2
Growth % 0.1%

Barboursville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.8%
English 15.4%
Irish 14.6%
German 12.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 7.4%
Italian 4.1%
Scottish 2.2%
Welsh 2.1%
Polish 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Norwegian 1.3%
European 0.9%
Finnish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Iranian 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Barboursville 3,183 $45,167
Ceredo 1,675 $33,700
Hamlin 1,119 $30,250
Huntington 51,475 $34,756
Hurricane 5,222 $43,155
Milton 2,206 $31,786
West Hamlin 696 $27,308

Starbucks in Barboursville

(As of 2005)
Huntington Mall
1 Mall Road
Merritt Creek
900 One Christian Drive
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Barboursville High Schools (2004)

A Non-traditional School
Serves 13 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.6

Barboursville Colleges

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1. Greendale, Indiana 84.5   28% 16.1% 21% 24 $55,713 5.9% 2.1% 4,296 5.1% 44.5 0.3% 1.6
2. Montesano, Washington 84.2   27.1% 15.4% 19.8% 24 $42,344 5.7% 5% 3,312 11.6% 56.2 0.5% 1.2
3. Clintonville, Wisconsin 81   33.6% 22% 13.5% 22 $40,602 5.9% 3% 4,736 9.5% 42.2 0.9% 0.6
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