Martinsburg, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 14,972. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,996 (+6.8% change)
Males: 7,135 (47.7%), Females: 7,837 (52.3%)

Berkeley County

Zip codes: 25401.

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $29,495 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,500 (year 2000)

Races in Martinsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.4%)
  • Black (11.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (19.2%), United States (13.5%), Irish (11.3%), English (9.9%), Italian (4.0%), French (2.2%).

Elevation: 457 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Martinsburg

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Martinsburg city

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

3.2% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +320 (+2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Martinsburg:

  • CITY HOSPITAL (P O BOX 1418 DRY RUN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Martinsburg:

  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; RANSON, WV)
  • MORGAN CTY WAR MEMORIAL (about 20 miles; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV)
  • BROOK LANE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 21 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Martinsburg:

  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 24 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 62 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Martinsburg:

  • EASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD FLD (about 5 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV; ID: MRB)
  • POTOMAC AIRPARK (about 20 miles; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; ID: W35)
  • WINCHESTER REGIONAL (about 26 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; ID: OKV)
Amtrak station:
MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Martinsburg:

  • JAMES RUMSEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: RT 6 BOX 268; Public)
  • VALLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 89; Location: 2600 AIKENS CTR EDWIN MILLER BLVD.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.vct.edu/index.html)
  • INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY SCHOOL 4 (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 329 S QUEEN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.INTLBEAUTYSCHOOLS.COM)
  • JACK KELLEYS NORTHEASTERN COLLEGE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: RT 2 BOX 184T; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Martinsburg:

  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; FREDERICK, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 52 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 58 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 11,829)

Schools

Public high schools in Martinsburg:

  • MARTINSBURG SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,401; Location: 701 S QUEEN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JAMES RUMSEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Location: 3274 HEDGESVILLE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Martinsburg:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 275; Location: RTE 3 BOX 147F GREENSBURG ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • MARTINSBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 227; Location: ROUTE 2 BOX 144; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Martinsburg:

  • MARTINSBURG SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: BULLDOG BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARTINSBURG NORTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 105 EAST RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 140 NADENBOUSCH LANE; Grades: KG – 03)
  • BERKELEY HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 726 HACK WILSON WAY; Grades: PK – 03)
  • OPEQUON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 310 EAST ROAD; Grades: PK – 03)
  • ORCHARD VIEW INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1455 DELMAR ORCHARD ROAD; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • EAGLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 411; Location: 730 EAGLE SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • ROSEMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 301 S ALABAMA AVE; Grades: PK – 03)
  • TUSCARORA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 2000 TAVERN RD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • WINCHESTER AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 650 WINCHESTER AVE; Grades: PK – 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Martinsburg:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 336 S QUEEN ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ROCKY KNOLL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 247 RN; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Martinsburg:

  • MARTINSBURG-BERKELEY CNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $997,794; Location: 101 WEST KING STREET; 150,562 books; 2,430 audio materials; 2,125 video materials; 262 serial subscriptions)