Shady Spring, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,078
Males: 1,028 (49.5%), Females: 1,050 (50.5%)

Raleigh County

Zip code: 25918

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $29,464 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,000 (year 2000)

Races in Shady Spring:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.3%), Irish (14.2%), English (14.0%), German (6.6%), Italian (3.2%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 2696 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shady Spring

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shady Spring CDP

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shady Spring:

  • BECKLEY APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • RALEIGH GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; BECKLEY, WV)
  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; HINTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shady Spring:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 6 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 50 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 57 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shady Spring:

  • MERCER COUNTY (about 30 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; ID: BLF)
  • KEE FIELD (about 33 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; ID: I16)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 36 miles; WELCH, WV; ID: I25)
Amtrak stations near Shady Spring:

  • 11 miles: PRINCE (RTE. 41 NORTH). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: HINTON (FRONT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: THURMOND (C & O DEPOT)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shady Spring:

  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 31 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 52 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 63 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 25,754)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)

Schools

Public high school in Shady Spring:

  • SHADY SPRING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 300 HINTON ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Shady Spring:

  • SHADY SPRING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 600 FLAT TOP RD.; Grades: PK – 05)