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Demographics

People

Total Population1,385
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+613
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married43.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$21,888
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,893

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,625
% Above Poverty Level78.3%
% Below Poverty Level21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone40.7%
Median Gross Rent$481
Median House Value$54,200

Ancestry

Irish19.8%
German19.3%
English11.6%
Italian10.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
Polish9.4%
French Except Basque4%
Slovak2.8%
Croatian2.7%
Serbian1.4%
Hungarian1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Arab0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
African0.3%
Greek0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Benwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Marshall County
Standard Zip Codes26031
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.01
Approximate Longitude-80.73

Benwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWHEELING
Distance2.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.3 inches
StationPIKE ISLAND LOCK AND DAM
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationBARNESVILLE
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip43.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bethlehem2,489$76,116
Glen Dale1,495$54,350
McMechen1,665$49,948
Moundsville8,858$44,458
Triadelphia679$37,708
Wheeling27,758$57,341

Benwood Private Schools

Ss James & John School
52 7th St
ZIP: 26031
Elementary
Total Enrollment 93
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