Switzer, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,138
Males: 513 (45.1%), Females: 625 (54.9%)

Logan County

Zip code: 25647

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $21,806
Median house value: $47,300

Races in Switzer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (31.7%), German (6.6%), Irish (6.6%), English (6.1%), Italian (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 9.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Switzer

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Switzer CDP

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Switzer:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Switzer:

  • YEAGER (about 49 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 56 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Switzer:

  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 8 miles; LOGAN, WV; Abbreviation: 6L4)
  • MINGO COUNTY (about 20 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV; Abbreviation: 4I0)
  • KEE FIELD (about 34 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Switzer:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 45 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 73 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 91 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)