Pine Grove, West Virginia

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Pine Grove, West Virginia

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Pine Grove, West Virginia

Comparing Pine Grove 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 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Age of the Population 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 5 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 4
Median Family Income 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 5 2
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Pine Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 70 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Wetzel
Standard Zip Codes 26419
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.565
Longitude -80.679

Pine Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 32 to 65 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 20.1 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
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Pine Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 571 100%
Male 265 46.4%
Female 306 53.6%
Under 18 143 25%
18+ 428 75%
65+ 88 15.4%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 567 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Pine Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 543
Growth -28
Growth % -4.9%

Pine Grove 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 41.1%
German 13.2%
English 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
Irish 8.6%
British 7.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Italian 2.1%
Dutch 1.5%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hastings (26419)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pine Grove 571 $30,227
Cameron 1,212 $26,958
Littleton 207 $15,469
Middlebourne 870 $40,893
New Martinsville 5,984 $40,851
Paden City 2,860 $38,510
Smithfield 177 $22,188

Pine Grove Public Libraries

Pine Grove Public Library
P O BOX 416
Pine Grove, West Virginia
(304) 889-3288

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Pine Grove High Schools (2004)

Serves 220 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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