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Demographics

People

Total Population2,064
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens24.7%
Employed Population 16+664
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$23,173
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,351

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,609
% Above Poverty Level69%
% Below Poverty Level31%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32%
Median Gross Rent$481
Median House Value$40,300

Ancestry

Irish22.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.8%
German17%
English11.8%
Scottish6.8%
Italian3%
Dutch2%
Polish1.1%
Greek0.8%
French Except Basque0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Slovene0.3%
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Richwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nicholas County
Standard Zip Codes26261
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.22
Approximate Longitude-80.53

Richwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRICHWOOD 1 SSE
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches
StationMC ROSS 3 E
Distance18.3 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp56 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip53.9 inches
StationMCROSS
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip50.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cowen525$37,344
Hillsboro249$36,875
Marlinton1,073$34,792
Quinwood174$45,208
Rupert1,023$42,500
Summersville3,496$70,250

Richwood Public Libraries

Richwood Public Library
8 WHITE AVE.
Richwood, West Virginia
(304) 846-6222

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Richwood Public Schools

Cherry River Elementary School
190 Riverside Drive
ZIP: 26261
(304) 846-6646
Primary
Total Enrollment 221
Richwood High School
1 Valley Ave.
ZIP: 26261
(304) 846-2591
High
Total Enrollment 390
Richwood Middle School
2 Valley Avenue
ZIP: 26261
(304) 846-2638
Middle
Total Enrollment 276
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