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People

Total Population 808
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 170
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 31.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $21,818
% Above Poverty Level 47.1%
% Below Poverty Level 52.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $406
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 25.1%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fort Gay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Wayne
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 25514
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.116
Longitude -82.595

Fort Gay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DUNLOW 1 SW
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station TOMAHAWK 1 WSW
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station HUNTINGTON TRI STATE
Distance 17.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fort Gay, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Glenhayes (25514)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ceredo 1,471 $53,646
Huntington 48,944 $46,683
Kenova 3,127 $40,430
Kermit 294 $54,792
Wayne 1,884 $24,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fort Gay High Schools

TOLSIA HIGH SCHOOL
1 REBEL DR
304-648-5566
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 446 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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