New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia

New Martinsville: City in Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States

About

New Martinsville is a city located in the county of Wetzel in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,366 and a population density of 764 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,111 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about New Martinsville

Population : 5,111 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Wetzel County
Postal code : 26155
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 7.02 km2
Altitude : 623 feet / 190 meters
Capital city : New Martinsville is capital of Wetzel County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:19:33 (27th November 2022)
Density : 728 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.99% (2010-2020)
New Martinsville locator map
Location of New Martinsville on West Virginia map.
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Geography

New Martinsville is located at 39°38'40"N 80°51'27"W (39.6445200, -80.8576000).

New Martinsville map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of New Martinsville decreased by 4.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,366 - census
2011 5,321 -0.85% estimation process
2012 5,328 0.13% estimation process
2013 5,272 -1.06% estimation process
2014 5,245 -0.51% estimation process
2015 5,207 -0.73% estimation process
2016 5,177 -0.58% estimation process
2017 5,128 -0.96% estimation process
2018 5,126 -0.04% estimation process
2019 5,118 -0.16% estimation process
2020 5,111 -0.14% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,890
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,341
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,991
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,381
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.4%
People over 65 (%) : 19.8%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 89.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 18.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 260
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.6%

New Martinsville zip code is 26155. County name: Wetzel, County fips: 54103

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $123,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $978
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $333
2015-2019 median gross rent : $743
2015-2019 Households : 2,129
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,609
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,226,401
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 75,066
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,331
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,860
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,125
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 659
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 297
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 259
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 48
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 561
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 592
2010 population per square mile : 389.4
2010 land area in square miles : 13.82

People born in New Martinsville (6)

People born in New Martinsville, including politician from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania John Murtha, Union Army officer John F. Lacey, Player of football Garry Lyle, .

List

  • George Krebs (American football player and coach (1872-1939)) he was born in 05/03/1872
  • Barry Myers (baseball player (1938-2017)) he was born in 01/01/1938
  • Red Shurtliffe (American football player) he was born in 12/04/1907

Schools in New Martinsville

College & universities near New Martinsville, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237145 B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing Glen Dale (WV) 26038

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Martinsville, WV

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near New Martinsville

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Martinsvill Post Office New Martinsville (WV) 26155

Other cities in Wetzel County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wetzel County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Hundred 258 Town in West Virginia, USA
Smithfield 142 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

New Martinsville distances to largest West Virginia cities