Demographics

People

Total Population819
Male Share of the Population41.9%
Female Share of the Population58.1%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+298
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married41.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,143

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,750
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time37 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$74,600

Ancestry

Irish22.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.7%
English9.3%
Dutch2.9%
French Except Basque2.3%
Italian1.6%
Welsh1.5%
Scottish1.1%
Austrian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
German0.4%
Arab0.2%
Syrian0.2%
African0.2%
Greek0.2%
Polish0.2%
Czech0.1%
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West Union Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDoddridge 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
Auburn117$35,417
Harrisville2,256$49,500
Middlebourne684$54,167
Pennsboro1,073$38,438
Pullman151$25,000
Salem1,664$41,063

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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