Moundsville, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 9,998. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,567 (-4.3% change)
Males: 4,799 (48.0%), Females: 5,199 (52.0%)

Marshall County

Zip code: 26041

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $23,107
Median house value: $53,700

Races in Moundsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (16.6%), United States (16.4%), German (16.1%), English (10.1%), Polish (6.4%), Dutch (4.2%).

Elevation: 692 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Moundsville

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moundsville city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,015 (-9.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Moundsville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Moundsville:

  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 53 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 57 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 62 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Moundsville:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY (about 4 miles; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: 74D)
  • ALDERMAN (about 18 miles; ST CLAIRSVILLE, OH; Abbreviation: 2P7)
  • P W JOHNSON MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: 75D)
Amtrak station near Moundsville:

  • 11 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moundsville:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 56 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 60 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 61 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)
Public primary/middle schools in Moundsville:

  • MOUNDSVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 401 TOMLINSON AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • MCNINCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 2600 4TH ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WASHINGTON LANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 350; Location: RR 4 BOX 255; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SANFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 1600 3RD ST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PARK VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 21 PARK ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 750 TOMLINSON AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LIMESTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: RR 1 BOX 245; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Moundsville:

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 600 JEFFERSON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MOUNDSVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 410 ANNADALE; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Moundsville:

  • CITY-COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $550,447; Location: 700 FIFTH STREET; 106,512 books; 1,178 audio materials; 2,641 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)