West Virginia Calhoun County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Calhoun County, West Virginia. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in West Virginia Calhoun County.

1. Library System CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Mill Street North, Grantsville, WV 26147
Phone Number: (304) 354-6300 Calhoun 16,026 10,192

2. Central Library CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Mill Street North, Grantsville, WV 26147
Phone Number: (304) 354-6300 Calhoun N/A N/A

Overview of Calhoun County, West Virginia

Calhoun County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 7,582. Its county seat is Grantsville. Calhoun County is named for South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 727 km² (281 mi²). 727 km² (281 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.01% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 7,582 people, 3,071 households, and 2,201 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (27/mi²). There are 3,848 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (14/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.91% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 0.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,071 households out of which 28.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% are married couples living together, 10.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.30% are non-families. 24.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county, the population is spread out with 22.40% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 27.10% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $21,578, and the median income for a family is $26,701. Males have a median income of $25,609 versus $14,304 for females. The per capita income for the county is $11,491. 25.10% of the population and 19.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.40% of those under the age of 18 and 24.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Grantsville