Total Population 2,615
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 32.6%
Employed Population 16+ 847
Age of the Population 53


% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $24,357
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,828


Median Family Income $43,385
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 42.7%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $60,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0.2%
English 11.6%
Irish 18.1%

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


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

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 990 $41,429
Athens 1,062 $56,250
Beckley 17,529 $47,981
Mabscott 1,395 $69,063
Meadow Bridge 383 $33,646
Peterstown 442 $50,833

Hinton Public Libraries

Summers County Public Library
Hinton, West Virginia
(304) 466-4490
Library Web Site

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Hinton Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(304) 466-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hinton High Schools

HC 74 BOX 11A
Serves 454 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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Historic Hinton


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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