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People

Total Population 2,267
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 23.9%
Employed Population 16+ 590
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $24,821
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,893
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,079

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,750
% Above Poverty Level 66%
% Below Poverty Level 34%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.1%
Median Gross Rent $474
Median House Value $39,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 24.4%

Richwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Nicholas
Standard Zip Codes 26261
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.224
Longitude -80.544

Richwood 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 RICHWOOD 1 SSE
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
Station MC ROSS 3 E
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station MCROSS
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cowen 487 $38,229
Hillsboro 403 $28,333
Marlinton 1,039 $33,125
Quinwood 243 $45,909
Rupert 993 $30,729
Summersville 3,549 $59,115

Richwood Public Libraries

Library
Richwood Public Library
8 WHITE AVE.
Richwood, West Virginia
(304) 846-6099
Library Web Site

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Richwood Hospitals

RICHWOOD AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
RIVERSIDE ADDITION
(304) 846-2573
Emergency Service: Yes

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Richwood High Schools

RICHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
1 VALLEY AVE
304-846-2591
Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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