Whitesville, West Virginia

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Whitesville, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Whitesville Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Whitesville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Whitesville, West Virginia

Comparing Whitesville 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 8
Senior Citizens 9 9
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Racial Diversity 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Whitesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Boone
Standard Zip Codes 25209
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.974
Longitude -81.529

Whitesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
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Whitesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 520 100%
Male 238 45.8%
Female 282 54.2%
Under 18 90 17.3%
18+ 430 82.7%
65+ 116 22.3%
Median Age 45
Average Family Size 2.75
White 516 99.2%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Whitesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 516
Growth -4
Growth % -0.8%

Whitesville 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 32.8%
English 17.5%
Irish 14.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
German 6.4%
Greek 3.6%
Scottish 3.3%
Italian 3.1%
French Canadian 2.5%
Dutch 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Polish 1.4%
Russian 1.1%
Swedish 1.1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Armenian 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Garrison (25209)
Packsville (25209)

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)
Whitesville 520 $31,500
East Bank 933 $39,545
Glasgow 783 $40,500
Handley 362 $26,250
Madison 2,677 $37,232
Pax 174 $27,500
Sylvester 195 $47,000
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