Rivesville, West Virginia

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Rivesville, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Rivesville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Rivesville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Rivesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Rivesville, West Virginia

Comparing Rivesville 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 9
Senior Citizens 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Racial Diversity 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 8
Average Household Size 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
Median Family Income 3 6
People Above Poverty 2 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 6 7
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 8
Low Violent Crime 9 8

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Rivesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 26588
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.529
Longitude -80.116

Rivesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Rivesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 913 100%
Male 426 46.7%
Female 487 53.3%
Under 18 174 19.1%
18+ 739 80.9%
65+ 188 20.6%
Median Age 43.5
Average Family Size 2.8
White 902 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Rivesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 913
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Rivesville 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
Italian 21.9%
German 14.2%
Polish 12.4%
US/American 11.2%
Irish 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
Hungarian 4.8%
English 4.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Dutch 4.5%
Yugoslavian 1%
Welsh 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Serbian 0.7%
Slovak 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Slavic 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rivesville 913 $35,417
Barrackville 1,288 $42,969
Fairmont 19,097 $37,126
Fairview 435 $32,679
Grant Town 657 $29,250
Monongah 939 $33,000
Pleasant Valley 3,124 $43,036
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