Grant Town, West Virginia

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Grant Town, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Grant Town Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Grant Town Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Grant Town Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Grant Town, West Virginia

Comparing Grant Town 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
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 8 4
Racial Diversity 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 9
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 5 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
People Above Poverty 2 4
Median Family Income 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 8 5
People Living Alone 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 9

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Grant Town Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 61 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Marion
P.O. Box Zip Codes 26574
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.558
Longitude -80.181

Grant Town Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Grant Town Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 657 100%
Male 302 46%
Female 355 54%
Under 18 143 21.8%
18+ 514 78.2%
65+ 130 19.8%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.95
White 597 90.9%
African-American 51 7.8%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Grant Town Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 641
Growth -16
Growth % -2.4%

Grant Town 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
German 14.2%
US/American 12.9%
Irish 11.6%
Italian 11.2%
Polish 9.1%
Russian 4.9%
Dutch 4.4%
English 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Welsh 2.3%
Hungarian 1.3%
Croatian 1.1%
Slavic 0.8%
African 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grant Town 657 $29,250
Barrackville 1,288 $42,969
Fairmont 19,097 $37,126
Fairview 435 $32,679
Farmington 387 $39,688
Monongah 939 $33,000
Rivesville 913 $35,417
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