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People

Total Population 2,423
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 918
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $33,348
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,939

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $556
Median House Value $77,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 12.9%

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

Harrisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Ritchie
Standard Zip Codes 26362
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.209
Longitude -81.051

Harrisville 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 CAIRO
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station NEWPORT
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 16.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hazelgreen (26362)

Mahone (26362)

Newberne (26362)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 128 $28,750
Cairo 405 $41,250
Ellenboro 454 $41,250
Pennsboro 1,184 $40,972
Pullman 190 $31,875
West Union 1,163 $40,568

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

Harrisville Public Libraries

Library
Ritchie County Public Library
130 N. COURT ST.
Harrisville, West Virginia
(304) 643-2717

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