Friendly, West Virginia

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Friendly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 85 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Tyler
Standard Zip Codes 26146
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.515
Longitude -81.059

Friendly Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BENS RUN 1 SSE
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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Friendly Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 159 100%
Male 76 47.8%
Female 83 52.2%
Under 18 35 22%
18+ 124 78%
65+ 22 13.8%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.83
White 159 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Friendly Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 152
Growth -7
Growth % -4.4%

Friendly 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 53.8%
English 20.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
Irish 4.4%
Canadian 2.2%
Dutch 2.2%
Czech 2.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bens Run (26146)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Friendly 159 $34,821
Belmont 1,036 $37,656
Middlebourne 870 $40,893
New Martinsville 5,984 $40,851
Paden City 2,860 $38,510
Sistersville 1,588 $33,750
St. Marys 2,017 $37,621
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