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People

Total Population 2,589
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 856
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 43.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,950
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $703
Median House Value $63,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
US/American 0.2%
English 9%
Irish 13.4%

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

Hinton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Summers
Standard Zip Codes 25951
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.673
Longitude -80.889

Hinton 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 BLUESTONE LAKE
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station FLAT TOP
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brooks (25951)

True (25951)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alderson 1,221 $41,328
Athens 1,086 $66,667
Beckley 17,375 $55,597
Mabscott 1,387 $75,200
Meadow Bridge 384 $35,000
Peterstown 473 $44,934

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

Hinton Public Libraries

Library
Summers County Public Library
201 TEMPLE ST
Hinton, West Virginia
(304) 466-4490
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Hinton Hospitals

SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
TERRACE STREET P O BOX 940
(304) 466-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hinton High Schools

SUMMERS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
HC 74 BOX 11A
304-466-6040
Serves 454 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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Historic Hinton

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Junction of New and Greenbrier rivers between 1910 and 1920

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Junction of New and Greenbrier rivers between 1910 and 1920

Hinton (from west) between 1900 and 1920

Down New River from Hinton (Chesapeake & Ohio Railway, Fayette) between 1900 and 1915

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