WV

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

About Rowlesburg, WV

Rowlesburg, WV is located in Preston County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Rowlesburg is about 572 with about 218 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,216.

The Average Home Value is $63,300.00, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 66% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,403.00, which is roughly 9% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 30% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Rowlesburg is about 15.3%.

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

Preston County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.79%
Democratic: 21.71%
Libertarian: 1.15%
Green: 0.36%


Nearby Locations

Amboy, WV (7.03 mi.)
Aurora, WV (7.03 mi.)
Hambleton, WV (7.56 mi.)
Saint George, WV (9.11 mi.)
Parsons, WV (9.11 mi.)
Tunnelton, WV (9.19 mi.)
Eglon, WV (9.28 mi.)
Montrose, WV (10.06 mi.)
Thomas, WV (10.48 mi.)
Hendricks, WV (11.38 mi.)
Canaan Valley, WV (12.34 mi.)
Davis, WV (12.34 mi.)
Moatsville, WV (12.94 mi.)
Kasson, WV (12.94 mi.)
Kerens, WV (14.72 mi.)
Red Creek, WV (14.86 mi.)
Newburg, WV (14.95 mi.)
Thornton, WV (14.96 mi.)
Hopemont, WV (16.42 mi.)
Corinth, WV (16.42 mi.)
Terra Alta, WV (16.42 mi.)
Gormania, WV (16.64 mi.)
Kingwood, WV (17.10 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26425
Latitude : 39.290291
Longitude : -79.718512
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1911 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 49.10%
Female Population Estimate : 50.90%
Median Age : 46.9
Male Median Age : 47.1
Female Median Age : 46.6

White Population Estimate : 99.42%
Black Population Estimate : 0.16%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.33%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.16%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.58%
Other Population Estimate : 0.49%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Rowlesburg specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Preston County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Preston County: About 230 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Preston County is about 45% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 20% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.