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People

Total Population 1,163
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 394
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 35.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,568
% Above Poverty Level 77.4%
% Below Poverty Level 22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $60,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 18.7%

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

West Union Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Doddridge
Standard Zip Codes 26456
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.296
Longitude -80.777

West Union 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 WEST UNION 2
Distance 1.1 miles
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
Distance 20.9 miles
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
Station GLENVILLE
Distance 25.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blandville (26456)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 128 $28,750
Harrisville 2,423 $56,250
Middlebourne 875 $43,542
Pennsboro 1,184 $40,972
Pullman 190 $31,875
Salem 1,671 $41,198

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

West Union Public Libraries

Library
Doddridge County Public Library
117 COURT STREET
West Union, West Virginia
(304) 873-1941

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West Union High Schools

DODDRIDGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
201 STUART ST
304-873-2521
Serves 389 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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