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People

Total Population 2,221
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 711
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 29.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,531
% Above Poverty Level 75.6%
% Below Poverty Level 24.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 58.6%
Median Gross Rent $497
Median House Value $105,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.3%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Romney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Hampshire
Standard Zip Codes 26757
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.341
Longitude -78.756

Romney 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 ROMNEY 1 SW
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station MOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station SAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Three Churches (26757)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Capon Bridge 373 $49,375
Elk Garden 120 $45,625
Keyser 5,320 $30,985
Paw Paw 504 $43,214
Piedmont 839 $43,542
Wardensville 221 $64,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Romney Public Libraries

Library
Hampshire County Public Library
153 WEST MAIN STREET
Romney, West Virginia
(304) 822-3185

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Romney Hospitals

HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
549 CENTER AVENUE
(304) 822-4561
Emergency Service: Yes

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Romney High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HAMPSHIRE HIGH SCHOOL
HC 63 BOX 1970
304-822-5016
Serves 1,045 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

WV SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
301 E MAIN ST
304-822-4800
A Special Education School
Serves 60 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.6

WV SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
301 E MAIN ST
304-822-4800
A Special Education School
Serves 39 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.6

HAMPSHIRE COUNTY CAREER CENTER
HC 63 BOX 1980
304-822-3979
A Vocational School

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