Moorefield, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 2,375. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,408 (+1.4% change)
Males: 1,098 (46.2%), Females: 1,277 (53.8%)

Hardy County

Zip code: 26836

Median resident age: 39.0 years
Median household income: $24,178
Median house value: $70,700

Races in Moorefield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (19.7%), German (18.3%), Irish (6.7%), English (3.2%), Italian (2.5%), Dutch (1.9%).

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moorefield

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moorefield town

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moorefield:

  • GRANT MEM HOSP (about 14 miles; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ROMNEY, WV)
  • HAMPSHIRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ROMNEY, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moorefield:

  • SHENANDOAH VALLEY REGIONAL (about 57 miles; STAUNTON/WAYNESBORO/HARRIS, VA; Abbreviation: SHD)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE-ALBEMARLE (about 74 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: CHO)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 76 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moorefield:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorefield:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; HARRISONBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 14,447)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 78 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,602)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,012)

Schools

Public high school in Moorefield:

  • MOOREFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 401 N MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Moorefield:

  • MOOREFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 400 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • MOOREFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 30 CALEDONIA DRIVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Moorefield:

  • GOD’S WAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 5; Location: HC 65 BOX 69; Grades: 5 – 10)

Libraries

Library in Moorefield:

  • HARDY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,511; Location: 102 N. MAIN ST.; 58,450 books; 316 audio materials; 717 video materials; 75 serial subscriptions)