Rupert, West Virginia

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Rupert, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Rupert Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Rupert Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Rupert, West Virginia

Comparing Rupert 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 9 7
Age of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Racial Diversity 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 5
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 7
Average Household Size 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 3
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
People Living Alone 10 8
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4

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Rupert Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Greenbrier
Standard Zip Codes 25984
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.963
Longitude -80.689

Rupert Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MC ROSS 3 E
Distance 1.4 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
Distance 18.9 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 OAK HILL
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Rupert Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 940 100%
Male 431 45.9%
Female 509 54.1%
Under 18 205 21.8%
18+ 735 78.2%
65+ 186 19.8%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.86
White 915 97.3%
African-American 12 1.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Rupert Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 944
Growth 4
Growth % 0.4%

Rupert 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 44.1%
German 14.2%
Irish 12.9%
English 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
Dutch 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Duo (25984)
Kessler (25984)

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)
Rupert 940 $26,932
Alderson 1,091 $29,028
Lewisburg 3,624 $42,940
Meadow Bridge 321 $27,000
Quinwood 435 $24,196
Rainelle 1,545 $26,528
Ronceverte 1,557 $27,500

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Rupert Public Library
Rupert, West Virginia
(304) 392-6158

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