Whitesville, WV Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 520. Estimated population in July 2020: 516 (-0.8% change)
Males: 238 (45.8%), Females: 282 (54.2%)

Boone County

Zip code: 25209

Median resident age: 45.0 years
Median household income: $19,250
Median house value: $57,500

Races in Whitesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)

Ancestries: United States (22.7%), English (14.8%), Irish (11.2%), German (6.0%), Greek (2.9%), Scottish (2.7%).

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Whitesville

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitesville town

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Whitesville:

  • BOONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; MADISON, WV)
  • MONTGOMERY GENL HOSP (about 20 miles; MONTGOMERY, WV)
  • WEST VIRGINIA REHAB HOSP (about 21 miles; INSTITUTE, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitesville:

  • YEAGER (about 27 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 32 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 76 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Whitesville:

  • KEE FIELD (about 27 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 27 miles; LOGAN, WV; Abbreviation: 6L4)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 39 miles; WELCH, WV; Abbreviation: I25)
Amtrak station near Whitesville:

  • 20 miles: MONTGOMERY (WASHINGTON ST. & 3RD AVE.). Services: public payphones, 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 Whitesville:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 21 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 52 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 89 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)

Schools

Public high school in Whitesville:

  • RALEIGH-BOONE TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 11823 COAL RIVER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Whitesville:

  • WHITESVILLE ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 152; Location: RT. 3; Grades: PK – 06)