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People

Total Population 3,531
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,656
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,519
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $392
Median House Value $98,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0%
English 18%
Irish 10.1%

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

Summersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Nicholas
Standard Zip Codes 26651
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.281
Longitude -80.852

Summersville 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 SUMMERSVILLE LAKE
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station RICHWOOD 1 SSE
Distance 19.1 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 MCROSS
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ansted 1,583 $44,900
Clay 607 $34,063
Cowen 527 $36,953
Gauley Bridge 723 $37,344
Quinwood 209 $45,000
Richwood 2,180 $33,553

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

Summersville Public Libraries

Library
Summersville Public Library
6201 WEBSTER ROAD
Summersville, West Virginia
(304) 872-0844

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Summersville Hospitals

SUMMERSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
400 FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS ROAD
(304) 872-2891
Emergency Service: Yes

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Summersville High Schools

NICHOLAS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
30 GRIZZLY RD
304-872-2141
Serves 656 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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