Pineville, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 715. Estimated population in July 2005: 676 (-5.5% change)
Males: 332 (46.4%), Females: 383 (53.6%)

Wyoming County

Zip code: 24874

Median resident age: 47.0 years
Median household income: $31,008 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,000 (year 2000)

Races in Pineville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.3%), English (13.6%), Irish (8.5%), German (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 1321 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pineville

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pineville town

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -149 (-17.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pineville:

  • WELCH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WELCH, WV)
  • BECKLEY APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; BECKLEY, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pineville:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 33 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 54 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 82 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pineville:

  • KEE FIELD (about 2 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; ID: I16)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 12 miles; WELCH, WV; ID: I25)
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 32 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; ID: BLF)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pineville:

  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 38 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 49 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)

Schools

Public high school in Pineville:

  • WYOMING COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: HCR 72 BOX 200; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pineville:

  • PINEVILLE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: PARK STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PINEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: PARK STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Pineville:

  • WYOMING COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,267; Location: CASTLE ROCK AVENUE; 65,220 books; 3,288 audio materials; 3,777 video materials; 95 serial subscriptions)