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People

Total Population 4,307
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,268
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,488
% Above Poverty Level 73.4%
% Below Poverty Level 26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.7%
Median Gross Rent $450
Median House Value $80,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 8.5%

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

Point Pleasant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 25550
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.844
Longitude -82.137

Point Pleasant 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 GALLIPOLIS
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station HOGSETT R C BYRD DAM
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buffalo 1,331 $52,313
Henderson 170 $36,042
Leon 128 $30,625
Mason 966 $46,250
New Haven 1,456 $42,391
Ravenswood 3,853 $51,935

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

Point Pleasant Public Libraries

Library
Mason County Public Library
508 VIAND STREET
Point Pleasant, West Virginia
(304) 675-0894

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Point Pleasant Hospitals

PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
2520 VALLEY DRIVE
(304) 675-4340
Emergency Service: No

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Point Pleasant High Schools

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POINT PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL
2312 JACKSON AVENUE
304-675-1350
Serves 735 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

MASON COUNTY VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL CENTER
OHIO RIVER ROAD
304-675-3039
A Vocational School

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