Masontown, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 647. Estimated population in July 2020: 649 (+0.3% change)
Males: 303 (46.8%), Females: 344 (53.2%)

Preston County

Zip code: 26542

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $22,750
Median house value: $58,100

Races in Masontown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (16.5%), United States (10.8%), English (9.3%), Italian (9.3%), Irish (9.0%), Dutch (3.6%).

Elevation: 1800 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Masontown

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Masontown town

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-13.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Masontown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Masontown:

  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 9 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 35 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Masontown:

  • TITUS FIELD (about 6 miles; ARTHURDALE, WV; Abbreviation: 70D)
  • ROY AIRFIELD (about 22 miles; GRAFTON, WV; Abbreviation: 71D)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 27 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Abbreviation: 4G7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Masontown:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 36 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 63 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
Public primary/middle school in Masontown:

  • WEST PRESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)