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People

Total Population 913
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 342
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,625
% Above Poverty Level 75.1%
% Below Poverty Level 24.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.7%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $81,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 18%

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

Gassaway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Braxton
Standard Zip Codes 26624
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.673
Longitude -80.775

Gassaway 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 GASSAWAY
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station GLENVILLE
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station WEBSTER SPRINGS 1 E
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chapel (26624)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burnsville 511 $48,472
Cowen 527 $36,953
Flatwoods 312 $31,719
Glenville 1,812 $38,750
Sand Fork 182 $63,889
Sutton 1,231 $52,548

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

Gassaway Public Libraries

Library
Gassaway Public Library
536 ELK STREET
Gassaway, West Virginia
(304) 364-8292

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Gassaway Hospitals

BRAXTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
100 HOYLMAN DRIVE
(304) 364-5156
Emergency Service: No

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