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People

Total Population 581
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 25.5%
Employed Population 16+ 130
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,250
% Above Poverty Level 67.8%
% Below Poverty Level 32.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $72,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 13.4%

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

Grantsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 26147
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.923
Longitude -81.096

Grantsville 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 CRESTON
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station GASSAWAY
Distance 25.1 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 WEST UNION 2
Distance 30.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 128 $28,750
Elizabeth 839 $31,838
Glenville 1,812 $38,750
Reedy 149 $49,063
Sand Fork 182 $63,889
Spencer 2,014 $35,221

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

Grantsville Public Libraries

Library
Calhoun County Public Library
P.O. BOX 918
Grantsville, West Virginia
(304) 354-6300

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Grantsville Hospitals

MINNIE HAMILTON
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
ROUTE 1 BOX 1-A
(304) 354-9244
Emergency Service: Yes

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RR 1 BOX 542A
304-354-6151
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