West Virginia Nicholas County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Nicholas 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 Nicholas County.

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1. Library System CRAIGSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 63 Library Lane, Craigsville, WV 26205
Phone Number: (304) 742-3532 Nicholas 25,765 28,214

2. Central Library CRAIGSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 63 Library Lane, Craigsville, WV 26205
Phone Number: (304) 742-3532 Nicholas N/A N/A

3. Central Library RICHWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8 White AVE., Richwood, WV 26261
Phone Number: (304) 846-6099 Nicholas N/A N/A

4. Library System RICHWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8 White AVE., Richwood, WV 26261
Phone Number: (304) 846-6099 Nicholas 43,836 10,320

5. Library System SUMMERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 6201 Webster Road, Summersville, WV 26651
Phone Number: (304) 872-0844 Nicholas 71,703 30,300

6. Central Library SUMMERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 6201 Webster Road, Summersville, WV 26651
Phone Number: (304) 872-0844 Nicholas N/A N/A

Overview of Nicholas County, West Virginia

Nicholas County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 26,562. Its county seat is Summersville.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,695 km² (654 mi²). 1,680 km² (649 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.88% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 26,562 people, 10,722 households, and 7,762 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (41/mi²). There are 12,406 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.84% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,722 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.60% are non-families. 24.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.80% 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 23.30% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 27.60% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,974, and the median income for a family is $32,074. Males have a median income of $30,508 versus $17,964 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,207. 19.20% of the population and 15.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.40% of those under the age of 18 and 13.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Craigsville
  • Richwood
  • Summersville