WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Rig, WV

Rig, WV is located in Hardy County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Rig is about 2,544 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 6,627.

The Average Home Value is $114,300.00, which is roughly 23% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 39% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $44,123.00, which is roughly 16% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 23% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Rig is about .

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Hardy County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.58% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.75%
Democratic: 21.81%
Libertarian: 1.14%
Green: 0.3%


Nearby Locations

Fisher, WV (2.88 mi.)
Old Fields, WV (4.74 mi.)
Lahmansville, WV (5.78 mi.)
Arthur, WV (9.30 mi.)
Landes Sta, WV (9.30 mi.)
Dorcas, WV (9.30 mi.)
Petersburg, WV (9.30 mi.)
Maysville, WV (11.09 mi.)
Baker, WV (11.25 mi.)
Junction, WV (13.27 mi.)
Purgitsville, WV (13.27 mi.)
Mathias, WV (15.53 mi.)
Mount Storm, WV (16.16 mi.)
Lost River, WV (16.24 mi.)
Lost City, WV (16.24 mi.)
New Creek, WV (16.28 mi.)
Rio, WV (17.43 mi.)
Kirby, WV (17.43 mi.)
Cabins, WV (17.51 mi.)
Medley, WV (19.75 mi.)
Burlington, WV (19.75 mi.)
Milam, WV (19.92 mi.)
Shanks, WV (19.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26836
Latitude : 39.016870
Longitude : -78.972150
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1380 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 50.08%
Female Population Estimate : 49.18%
Median Age : 40.1
Male Median Age : 39.2
Female Median Age : 41.4

White Population Estimate : 89.54%
Black Population Estimate : 4.89%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.41%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.04%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.72%
Other Population Estimate : 3.33%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Rig specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hardy County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Hardy County: About 429 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hardy County is about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.