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People

Total Population 1,591
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 10.4%
Employed Population 16+ 709
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 48.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,150
% Above Poverty Level 77.8%
% Below Poverty Level 22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $547
Median House Value $62,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 15.1%

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

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 327 $26,442
Bayard 403 $36,875
Kingwood 2,955 $58,000
Reedsville 508 $36,667
Rowlesburg 749 $40,455
Tunnelton 290 $52,969

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

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

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