Marmet, West Virginia

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Marmet, West Virginia

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High Points

Marmet strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Marmet Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Marmet Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Marmet Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Marmet, West Virginia

Comparing Marmet 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
Age of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Racial Diversity 4 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 6
Average Household Size 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
People Above Poverty 3 7
Median Family Income 3 6
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
People Living Alone 7 4
Affordability of Rents 6 2
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 5

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Marmet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Kanawha
Metro Area Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 25315
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25365
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.245
Longitude -81.567

Marmet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station CORTON
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
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Marmet Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,693 100%
Male 780 46.1%
Female 913 53.9%
Under 18 316 18.7%
18+ 1,377 81.3%
65+ 367 21.7%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.75
White 1,669 98.6%
African-American 11 0.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Marmet Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,626
Growth -67
Growth % -4%

Marmet 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 43.5%
English 14.9%
Irish 12.3%
German 8.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Italian 2%
European 1.5%
Polish 0.9%
Nigerian 0.7%
Dutch 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marmet 1,693 $34,345
Belle 1,259 $43,203
Cedar Grove 862 $27,604
Charleston 53,421 $47,975
East Bank 933 $39,545
Glasgow 783 $40,500
Pratt 551 $42,115
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1. Hancock, Maryland 84.6   30% 15.8% 5.4% 26 $32,538 5.6% 1.7% 1,725 16.8% 22 0.2% 6.4
2. New Franklin, Missouri 79.7   32% 21.3% 10.7% 27 $36,875 5.9% 3.3% 1,145 13.7% 6.1 0.4% 6.1
3. Albia, Iowa 79.5   35.8% 22.9% 12.5% 21 $41,607 6.9% 2.1% 3,706 9.2% 23.8 0.2% 4.9
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