Cairo, WV Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 263. Estimated population in July 2020: 268 (+1.9% change)
Males: 121 (46.0%), Females: 142 (54.0%)

Ritchie County

Zip code: 26337

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $24,688
Median house value: $29,200

Races in Cairo:

  • White Non-Hispanic (100.0%)

Ancestries: United States (21.3%), Irish (10.6%), English (6.1%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Dutch (2.3%).

Elevation: 678 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cairo

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 44.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cairo town

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-9.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cairo:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cairo:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 21 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • YEAGER (about 65 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 66 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cairo:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cairo:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 27 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 66 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 70 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 73 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 77 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 77 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)