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People

Total Population 981
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 380
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 38.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,500
% Above Poverty Level 66.8%
% Below Poverty Level 33.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $348
Median House Value $65,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 19.6%

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

Smithers Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Fayette
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25186
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.181
Longitude -81.307

Smithers 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 LONDON LOCKS
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station OAK HILL
Distance 17.1 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
Station CLENDENIN
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Longacre (25186)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cedar Grove 838 $41,985
Gauley Bridge 723 $37,344
Glasgow 740 $50,313
Handley 301 $42,500
Montgomery 1,801 $48,083
Pratt 527 $50,500

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

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Smithers High Schools

VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
GREYHOUND LANE
304-442-8284
Serves 237 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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