West Union strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
Comparing West Union to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||80 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||89 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Standard Zip Codes||26456|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WEST UNION 2|
|Jan Temp||18 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||45.8 inches|
|Station||BENS RUN 1 SSE|
|Jan Temp||19 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||42.7 inches|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.9|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||4||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||808|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||8.5%|
|French (except Basque)||1.6%|
According to the US Postal Service, West Union, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Blandville (26456)
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Doddridge County Public Library
117 COURT STREET
West Union, West Virginia
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Student/teacher ratio: 13
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