Montgomery, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,942. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,030 (+4.5% change)
Males: 1,008 (51.9%), Females: 934 (48.1%)

Kanawha County

Zip code: 25136

Median resident age: 27.7 years
Median household income: $20,606 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,500 (year 2000)

Races in Montgomery:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.2%)
  • Black (17.4%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (8.6%), German (7.0%), Irish (6.3%), English (6.1%), Italian (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Montgomery

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 43.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montgomery city

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

4.8% Foreign born (3.8% Asia, 0.7% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -489 (-20.1%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Montgomery:

  • MONTGOMERY GENL HOSP (401 SIXTH AVENUE PO BOX 270)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Montgomery:

  • WEST VIRGINIA REHAB HOSP (about 18 miles; INSTITUTE, WV)
  • PLATEAU MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; OAK HILL, WV)
  • HIGHLAND HOSP (about 21 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Montgomery:

  • YEAGER (about 22 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 70 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Montgomery:

  • SUMMERSVILLE (about 32 miles; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; ID: SXL)
  • KEE FIELD (about 43 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; ID: I16)
  • BOGGS FIELD (about 44 miles; SPENCER, WV; ID: 14P)
Amtrak station:
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

College/University in Montgomery:

  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 1,927; Location: 405 FAYETTE PKE; Public; Website: www.wvutech.edu; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montgomery:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 56 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 63 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 76 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
Public primary/middle school in Montgomery:

  • MONTGOMERY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 514 5TH AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)