Glenville, West Virginia

Population 2,053

Glenville is located in Gilmer County, WV. The population is 2,053, making Glenville the largest city in Gilmer County.

There are 4 public schools in Glenville with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Glenville is very low , and there are 8 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Glenville is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Glenville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Glenville include Sand Fork, Troy and Normantown.

Glenville Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 34.1%

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

65.25% Higher than national avg.
  • 8 offenders in Glenville
  • 38.97 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

31 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 28


High 6.2%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Glenville, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Glenville's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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6 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Glenville, WV issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6 permits, were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Glenville, WV issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6 permits, were issued for single family homes and 6 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $551
  • 1 Bedroom: $554
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $871
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,028

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Environmental Hazards

31 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Glenville, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Glenville, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.72°
  • February 34.22°
  • March 45.1°
  • April 55.62°
  • May 64.39°
  • June 71.55°
  • July 74.9°
  • August 73.46°
  • September 66.18°
  • October 54.9°
  • November 44.6°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Glenville, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Glenville, WV: $29,917


Unemployment in Glenville is 6.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.34%
White Collar - 61.66%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Glenville, WV

1 Library view all

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1 Retirement Home view all

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