New Martinsville, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 5,984. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,791 (-3.2% change)
Males: 2,805 (46.9%), Females: 3,179 (53.1%)

Wetzel County

Zip code: 26155

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $33,750
Median house value: $84,100

Races in New Martinsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (22.5%), United States (14.6%), Irish (11.0%), English (10.3%), Italian (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Martinsville

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Martinsville city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -757 (-11.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in New Martinsville:

  • WETZEL COUNTY HOSPITAL (PO BOX 610 #3 EAST BENJAMIN DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Martinsville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Martinsville:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 46 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 52 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 67 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Martinsville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Martinsville:

  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 40 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 55 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 73 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 75 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)

Schools

Public high school in New Martinsville:

  • MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 601 MAPLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Martinsville:

  • NEW MARTINSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,016; Location: 20 E BENJAMIN DR; Grades: KG – 08)
  • WETZEL COUNTY CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (Students: 139; Location: RR 2 BOX 107; Grades: PK – PK)

Libraries

Library in New Martinsville:

  • NEW MARTINSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,992; Location: 160 WASHINGTON STREET; 32,113 books; 2,032 audio materials; 616 video materials; 60 serial subscriptions)