Sistersville, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,588. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,512 (-4.8% change)
Males: 743 (46.8%), Females: 845 (53.2%)

Tyler County

Zip code: 26175

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $26,799
Median house value: $52,700

Races in Sistersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: United States (19.6%), German (16.8%), English (12.3%), Irish (11.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (2.4%).

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sistersville

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sistersville city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -233 (-12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sistersville:

  • SISTERVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (314 SOUTH WELLS STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sistersville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sistersville:

  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 34 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 58 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 77 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sistersville:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sistersville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 43 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 51 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 78 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 84 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 86 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)

Schools

Public high school in Sistersville:

  • TYLER CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1993 SILVER KNIGHT DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sistersville:

  • TYLER CONSOLIDATED MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 1993 SILVER KNIGHT DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SISTERSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 651 TERRACE CIR; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Sistersville:

  • SISTERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,007; Location: 518 WELLS STREET; 21,192 books; 126 audio materials; 602 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)