Sutton, West Virginia

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Sutton, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Sutton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Sutton, West Virginia

Comparing Sutton 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 6
Racial Diversity 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 3
Average Household Size 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 4 7
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 3 5

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Sutton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Braxton
Standard Zip Codes 26601
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.664
Longitude -80.71

Sutton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
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Sutton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,011 100%
Male 468 46.3%
Female 543 53.7%
Under 18 195 19.3%
18+ 816 80.7%
65+ 196 19.4%
Median Age 45.6
Average Family Size 2.69
White 989 97.8%
African-American 5 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Sutton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 993
Growth -18
Growth % -1.8%

Sutton 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 43.7%
Irish 11.9%
German 10.6%
English 8.5%
Italian 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Dutch 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 1.9%
European 1.2%
Polish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Centralia (26601)
Herold (26601)
Newville (26601)

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)
Sutton 1,011 $37,679
Burnsville 481 $30,962
Cowen 513 $30,147
Flatwoods 348 $35,250
Gassaway 901 $31,667
Glenville 1,544 $33,036
Sand Fork 176 $33,750

Sutton Public Libraries

Sutton Public Library
450 4TH ST. #C
Sutton, West Virginia
(304) 765-7224

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Sutton High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 767 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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