Philippi, West Virginia

Population 2,949

Philippi is located in Barbour County, WV. The population is 2,949, making Philippi the largest city in Barbour County.

There are 3 public schools in Philippi with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Philippi is very low , and there are 23 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Philippi is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Philippi property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Philippi include Galloway, Moatsville and Century.

Philippi Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 21.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.6%

Crime Rate

93.77% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 26
  • Violent Crimes: 103
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 51
  • Larceny Theft: 26

Registered Offenders

82.64% Higher than national avg.
  • 23 offenders in Philippi
  • 77.99 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

37 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 36


Very High 5.1%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Philippi, WV and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Philippi's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.
1 Private School

Feed My Sheep Christian School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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23 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Philippi, WV

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24 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Philippi, WV issued 24 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Philippi, WV issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $595
  • 1 Bedroom: $610
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $909
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,062

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Environmental Hazards

37 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Philippi, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Philippi, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Philippi, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.65°
  • February 33.47°
  • March 44.38°
  • April 54.68°
  • May 63.05°
  • June 70.23°
  • July 73.67°
  • August 72.04°
  • September 66.17°
  • October 54.22°
  • November 45°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Philippi, WV

Philippi, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Philippi, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Philippi, WV has a low risk of hail storms.
Philippi, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Philippi, WV: $19,957


Unemployment in Philippi is 5.1%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.04%
White Collar - 61.96%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

10 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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