Demographics

People

Total Population924
Male Share of the Population37.6%
Female Share of the Population62.4%
Senior Citizens13%
Employed Population 16+227
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married42.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2.4%
Median Earnings25+$21,089
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,339
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,411

Wealth

Median Family Income$25,598
% Above Poverty Level61.7%
% Below Poverty Level38.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$586
Median House Value$78,300

Ancestry

English45.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
Irish9%
German1.7%
Welsh0.9%
Italian0.2%
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Fort Gay Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyWayne County
Standard Zip Codes25514
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.11
Approximate Longitude-82.59

Fort Gay Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDUNLOW 1 SW
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationTOMAHAWK 1 WSW
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 43 F
Apr Temp38 to 69 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 69 F
Annual Precip48.5 inches
StationHUNTINGTON TRI STATE
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ceredo1,245$56,250
Huntington47,420$47,035
Kenova3,095$53,000
Kermit257$57,083
Wayne1,492$36,492

Fort Gay Public Schools

Fort Gay Elementary
8600 Orchard Street
ZIP: 25514
(304) 648-5488
Fort Gay Middle School
Corner Of Court & Vancouver
ZIP: 25514
(304) 648-5404
Fort Gay Pre K-8
1 Viking Drive
ZIP: 25514
(304) 429-2911
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
Tolsia High School
#1 Rebel Drive
ZIP: 25514
(304) 648-5566
High
Total Enrollment 396
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