Romney, West Virginia

Population 2,292

Romney is located in Hampshire County, WV. The population is 2,292, making Romney the largest city in Hampshire County.

There are 7 public schools in Romney with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Romney is very low , and there are 16 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Romney is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Romney property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Romney include Augusta, Springfield and Burlington.

Romney Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 19.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 18.5%

Crime Rate

21.38% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 209
  • Robbery: 50
  • Burglary: 80
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

83.36% Higher than national avg.
  • 16 offenders in Romney
  • 69.81 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

41 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 37


Low 2.9%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Romney, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Romney's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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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 Romney, WV

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2008, the city of Romney, WV issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2007, the city of Romney, WV issued 2 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: $740
  • 1 Bedroom: $740
  • 2 Bedrooms: $960
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,260
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,640

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Environmental Hazards

41 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Romney, WV has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Romney, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32°
  • February 34.92°
  • March 44.8°
  • April 55.33°
  • May 63.54°
  • June 72.22°
  • July 76.38°
  • August 74°
  • September 66.42°
  • October 55.37°
  • November 44.52°
  • December 28.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Romney, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Romney, WV: $26,111


Unemployment in Romney is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.03%
White Collar - 52.97%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

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2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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