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Demographics

People

Total Population1,018
Male Share of the Population41%
Female Share of the Population59%
Senior Citizens15.5%
Employed Population 16+316
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married33.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.1%
Median Earnings25+$28,407
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,853

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,417
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$519
Median House Value$64,400

Ancestry

German31.3%
Irish20.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.9%
English11.5%
Dutch3.4%
Swedish3.3%
Scottish1.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Italian0.8%
Welsh0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Polish0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Greek0.2%
Arab0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Czech0.1%
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West Union Almanac

CategoryValue
County Doddridge County
Standard Zip Codes26456
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.29
Approximate Longitude-80.77

West Union Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWEST UNION 2
Distance1.1 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
StationBENS RUN 1 SSE
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.7 inches
StationGLENVILLE
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp36 to 66 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Auburn123$32,708
Harrisville2,270$52,218
Middlebourne866$43,750
Pennsboro1,007$38,611
Pullman166$30,313
Salem1,552$42,784

West Union Public Libraries

Doddridge County Public Library
170 MARIE STREET
West Union, West Virginia
(304) 873-1941

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West Union Public Schools

Doddridge County Preschool Center
2945 Smithton Road
ZIP: 25456
(304) 873-1679
Primary
Total Enrollment 70
Doddridge County Elementary School
Route 2 Box 35-d
ZIP: 26456
(304) 873-3294
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Doddridge County High School
1 Bulldog Drive
ZIP: 26456
(304) 873-2521
High
Total Enrollment 346
Doddridge County Middle School
Rt. 2 Box 35-c
ZIP: 26456
(304) 873-2390
Middle
Total Enrollment 322
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