Granville, West Virginia

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Granville, West Virginia

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High Points

Granville 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 Granville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Granville Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Granville Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 8% Granville Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Granville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Granville, West Virginia

Comparing Granville 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 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 8
Senior Citizens 5 2
Age of the Population 4 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 1 3
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 7
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Rents 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4


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

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Granville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 55 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Monongalia
P.O. Box Zip Codes 26534
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.645
Longitude -79.987

Granville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.3 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 12 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
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Granville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 778 100%
Male 351 45.1%
Female 427 54.9%
Under 18 161 20.7%
18+ 617 79.3%
65+ 120 15.4%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 2.81
White 746 95.9%
African-American 16 2.1%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Granville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 781
Growth 3
Growth % 0.4%

Granville 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 25.8%
German 19.1%
Irish 12.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.1%
Italian 9.6%
English 5.6%
Polish 4.9%
Hungarian 4%
Dutch 1.7%
Russian 1.2%
Croatian 1.2%
Swedish 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Greek 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granville 778 $26,806
Blacksville 175 $36,875
Grant Town 657 $29,250
Morgantown 26,809 $44,622
Rivesville 913 $35,417
Star City 1,366 $37,500
Westover 3,941 $43,469
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