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People

Total Population 2,014
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 662
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 48.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,221
% Above Poverty Level 69.2%
% Below Poverty Level 30.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.4%
Median Gross Rent $380
Median House Value $80,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.7%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 15.2%

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

Spencer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Roane
Standard Zip Codes 25276
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.801
Longitude -81.351

Spencer 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 SPENCER
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station CRESTON
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station CORTON
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clendenin 1,033 $53,393
Elizabeth 839 $31,838
Grantsville 581 $31,250
Ravenswood 3,853 $51,935
Reedy 149 $49,063
Ripley 3,258 $56,750

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

Spencer Public Libraries

Library
Roane County Public Library
110 PARKING PLAZA
Spencer, West Virginia
(304) 927-1130
Library Web Site

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Spencer Hospitals

ROANE GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
200 HOSPITAL DRIVE
(304) 927-4444
Emergency Service: Yes

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Spencer High Schools

ROANE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
ONE RAIDER WAY
304-927-6420
Serves 738 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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