West Virginia Wayne County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

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

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1. Branch Library FORT GAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 8608 Rear Broadway, Fort Gay, WV 25514
Phone Number: (304) 648-5338 Wayne N/A N/A

2. Library System WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1200 Oak Street, Kenova, WV 25530
Phone Number: (304) 453-2462 Wayne 144,414 34,939

3. Central Library WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1200 Oak Street, Kenova, WV 25530
Phone Number: (304) 453-2462 Wayne N/A N/A

4. Branch Library WAYNE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 325 Keyser Street, Wayne, WV 25570
Phone Number: (304) 272-3756 Wayne N/A N/A

Overview of Wayne County, West Virginia

Wayne County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 42,903. Its county seat is Wayne.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,327 km² (512 mi²). 1,310 km² (506 mi²) of it is land and 17 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.25% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 42,903 people, 17,239 households, and 12,653 families residing in the county. The population density is 33/km² (85/mi²). There are 19,107 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (38/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.79% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 17,239 households out of which 31.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% are married couples living together, 10.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% are non-families. 24.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $27,352, and the median income for a family is $32,458. Males have a median income of $31,554 versus $20,720 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,906. 19.60% of the population and 16.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.50% of those under the age of 18 and 15.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Ceredo
  • Fort Gay
  • Huntington (part; most of city in Cabell County)
  • Kenova
  • Wayne