Summersville, West Virginia

Summersville: Town in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States

About

Summersville is a town located in the county of Nicholas in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,572 and a population density of 304 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,225 inhabitants.

The town was created 200 years ago in 1823.

Summersville locator map
Location of Summersville on West Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Summersville

Population : 3,225 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Nicholas County
Postal code : 26651
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 11.73 km2
Altitude : 1,880 feet / 573, 573 meters
Capital city : Summersville is capital of Nicholas County
Establishment : January 01, 1824 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:58:03 (24th February 2024)
Density : 275 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.76% (2010-2020)
Summersville West Virginia Broad Street image
Summersville West Virginia Broad Street
Summersville West Virginia Broad Street image

Geography

Summersville is located at 38°16'52"N 80°51'9"W (38.2812200, -80.8526000).

Summersville map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Summersville decreased by 10.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,572 - census
2011 3,568 -0.11% estimation process
2012 3,565 -0.08% estimation process
2013 3,516 -1.39% estimation process
2014 3,476 -1.15% estimation process
2015 3,444 -0.93% estimation process
2016 3,416 -0.82% estimation process
2017 3,373 -1.27% estimation process
2018 3,325 -1.44% estimation process
2019 3,274 -1.56% estimation process
2020 3,225 -1.52% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 19,966
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 19,488
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,422
April 1, 2010 Population : 19,403
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.2%
People over 65 (%) : 15.1%
Female persons, % : 53.2%
White only, percent : 76.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 8.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 27.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 54.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 493
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.5%

Summersville zip code is 26651. County name: Nicholas, County fips: 54067

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $362,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,699
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,079
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,660
2015-2019 Households : 6,738
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.97
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,072
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 450,806
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 168,659
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,480
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $77,334
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,751
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,992
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,282
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 512
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 582
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,356
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 116
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,809
2010 population per square mile : 7,327.9
2010 land area in square miles : 2.65
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $272,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,387
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,106
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,310
2015-2019 Households : 11,304
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,196
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 166,617
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 425,288
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 321,782
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,581
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $78,946
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $40,216
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,113
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,441
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 545
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 928
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,132
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 134
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,918
2010 population per square mile : 7,016.8
2010 land area in square miles : 3.90
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $136,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,535
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $641
2015-2019 median gross rent : $968
2015-2019 Households : 5,746
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,049
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 208,416
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 329,249
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 251,009
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,077
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,459
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,252
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 837
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 514
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 221
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 211
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 558
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 93
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 676
2010 population per square mile : 4,682.1
2010 land area in square miles : 3.19
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $147,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $875
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $325
2015-2019 median gross rent : $670
2015-2019 Households : 5,040
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 367,578
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 571,196
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 695,331
2012 total retail sales per capita : $62,558
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,113
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,592
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,781
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 950
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 524
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 80
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,506
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 187
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,389
2010 population per square mile : 540.7
2010 land area in square miles : 19.97

People born in Summersville (4)

People born in Summersville, including The film director Stephen Roberts, politician John D. Alderson, football player Buzz Nutter, .

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Schools in Summersville

College & universities near Summersville, WV

Code Name City ZIP
413176 Fayette Institute of Technology Oak Hill (WV) 25901

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Summersville, WV

Code Name Address Type
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Summersville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Summersvill Post Office Summersville (WV) 26651

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Nicholas County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Nicholas County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Craigsville 2,213 Town in Virginia
Richwood 1,842 City in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Summersville distances to largest West Virginia cities