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People

Total Population 1,676
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 9.3%
Employed Population 16+ 800
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.8%
Median Earnings25+ $24,028
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,105

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,719
% Above Poverty Level 80.6%
% Below Poverty Level 19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $562
Median House Value $68,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 13.9%

Terra Alta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 72 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Preston
Standard Zip Codes 26764
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.445
Longitude -79.546

Terra Alta 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 TERRA ALTA NO 1
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station OAKLAND 1 SE
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station BRANDONVILLE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Corinth (26764)

Hopemont (26764)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albright 295 $31,750
Bayard 448 $36,750
Kingwood 2,953 $58,682
Reedsville 518 $34,750
Rowlesburg 814 $40,982
Tunnelton 333 $47,500

Terra Alta Public Libraries

Library
Terra Alta Public Library
701 B. EAST STATE AVENUE
Terra Alta, West Virginia
(304) 789-2724

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