Follansbee, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 3,115. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,971 (-4.6% change)
Males: 1,476 (47.4%), Females: 1,639 (52.6%)

Brooke County

Zip code: 26037

Median resident age: 42.8 years
Median household income: $30,818
Median house value: $66,500

Races in Follansbee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (34.7%), Irish (20.7%), German (17.6%), English (9.1%), Polish (4.2%), United States (3.6%).

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Follansbee

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Follansbee city

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2.4% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -211 (-6.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Follansbee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Follansbee:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 29 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 47 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 64 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Follansbee:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPARK (about 8 miles; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Abbreviation: 2G2)
  • EDDIE DEW MEMORIAL AIRPARK (about 10 miles; TORONTO, OH; Abbreviation: 1G8)
  • WHEELING OHIO CO (about 12 miles; WHEELING, WV; Abbreviation: HLG)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Follansbee:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 31 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 35 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 40 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 41 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 43 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
Public primary/middle schools in Follansbee:

  • FOLLANSBEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 1400 MAIN ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 1098 JEFFERSON ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HOOVERSON HEIGHTS PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 186; Location: 200 ROCKDALE RD; Grades: KG – 04)