Tornado, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,111
Males: 552 (49.7%), Females: 559 (50.3%)

Kanawha County

Zip code: 25202

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $50,000
Median house value: $89,300

Races in Tornado:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (21.5%), Irish (12.6%), German (10.7%), English (9.4%), Czech (5.9%), Italian (4.5%).

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tornado

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tornado CDP

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tornado:

  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • PUTNAM GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HURRICANE, WV)
  • CHARLESTON AREA MED CNTR (about 16 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tornado:

  • YEAGER (about 19 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 49 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 64 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tornado:

  • ONA AIRPARK (about 26 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
  • LEON (about 26 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)
  • ROBERT NEWLON FIELD (about 33 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: I41)
Amtrak station near Tornado:

  • 15 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tornado:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 68 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 85 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
Public primary/middle school in Tornado:

  • ANDREWS HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 327; Location: COAL RIVER ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)