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People

Total Population 2,814
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,395
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 38.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,050
% Above Poverty Level 76.8%
% Below Poverty Level 23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 17.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.9%
Median Gross Rent $518
Median House Value $97,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 5.7%

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

Moorefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles W of Washington, District of Columbia
County Hardy
Standard Zip Codes 26836
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.062
Longitude -78.969

Moorefield 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 MOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station MATHIAS
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station ROMNEY 1 SW
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rig (26836)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Elk Garden 120 $45,625
Petersburg 2,450 $45,855
Romney 2,221 $29,531
Wardensville 221 $64,375

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

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Hardy County Public Library
102 N. MAIN ST.
Moorefield, West Virginia
(304) 538-6560
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Moorefield High Schools

MOOREFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
401 N MAIN ST
304-538-6034
Serves 429 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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