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Demographics

People

Total Population2,301
Male Share of the Population42.8%
Female Share of the Population57.2%
Senior Citizens24%
Employed Population 16+735
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married34.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,024
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,115
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,031

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,058
% Above Poverty Level74.4%
% Below Poverty Level25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.3%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone55.1%
Median Gross Rent$439
Median House Value$100,000

Ancestry

German22%
Irish11.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
English10.2%
Scottish4.4%
Italian4.2%
Canadian2.2%
Polish2%
Dutch1.7%
Welsh0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Russian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Romney Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampshire County
Standard Zip Codes26757
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.34
Approximate Longitude-78.75

Romney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROMNEY 1 SW
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationMOOREFIELD 1 SSE
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationSAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Capon Bridge381$36,250
Elk Garden154$50,000
Keyser5,261$33,694
Paw Paw512$42,991
Piedmont763$41,250
Wardensville257$63,750

Romney Public Libraries

Hampshire County Public Library
153 WEST MAIN STREET
Romney, West Virginia
(304) 822-3185

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Romney Hospitals

Hampshire Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
363 Sunrise Boulevard
(304) 822-4560

Romney Public Schools

Hampshire County Career Training Center
Hc 63 Box 1970
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-3979
Other
Hampshire Senior High School
Hc 63 Box 1970
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-5016
High
Total Enrollment 1074
Romney Elementary School
45 School Street
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-3018
Primary
Total Enrollment 429
Romney Middle School
111 School Street
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-5014
Middle
Total Enrollment 435
West Virginia School For The Blind
301 East Main Street
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-3521
Other
Total Enrollment 46
West Virginia School For The Deaf-elem
301 East Main Street
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-3521
Other
Total Enrollment 41
West Virginia School For The Deaf-second
301 East Main Street
ZIP: 26757
(304) 822-3521
Other
Total Enrollment 32
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