Demographics

People

Total Population2,256
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens24.7%
Employed Population 16+872
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7%
Median Earnings25+$28,164
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,795
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,174

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,500
% Above Poverty Level81.8%
% Below Poverty Level18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$607
Median House Value$86,100

Ancestry

German22.2%
Irish13.6%
English10.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.2%
Dutch6.6%
Italian1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish0.8%
Hungarian0.8%
Greek0.5%
Finnish0.3%
Polish0.3%
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Harrisville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRitchie County
Standard Zip Codes26362
Phone Area Codes3,04,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.21
Approximate Longitude-81.04

Harrisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCAIRO
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.6 inches
StationNEWPORT
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationWEST UNION 2
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Auburn117$35,417
Cairo295$39,375
Ellenboro351$44,500
Pennsboro1,073$38,438
Pullman151$25,000
West Union819$59,750

Harrisville Public Libraries

Ritchie County Public Library
608 E. MAIN ST.
Harrisville, West Virginia
(304) 643-2717

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Harrisville Public Schools

Harrisville Elementary
1201 E Main Street
ZIP: 26362
(304) 643-2220
Primary
Total Enrollment 270
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