Summersville, West Virginia

Population 3,560

Summersville is located in Nicholas County, WV. The population is 3,560, making Summersville the largest city in Nicholas County.

There are 5 public schools in Summersville with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Summersville is low , and there are 24 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Summersville is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Summersville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Summersville include Mount Nebo, Mount Lookout and Nettie.

Summersville Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.4%

Crime Rate

24.49% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 91
  • Violent Crimes: 30
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 122
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

82.77% Higher than national avg.
  • 24 offenders in Summersville
  • 67.42 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

66 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 63


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

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Summersville, WV and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Summersville's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
2 Private Schools

New Life Christian Academy

Summersville Sda School

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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 Summersville, WV

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4 Building Permits View All

  • In 2010, the city of Summersville, WV issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2009, the city of Summersville, WV issued 5 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: $532
  • 1 Bedroom: $536
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $969
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,028

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Environmental Hazards

66 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

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

  • January 31.02°
  • February 34.15°
  • March 43.15°
  • April 54.2°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 68.46°
  • July 71.47°
  • August 70.95°
  • September 64.88°
  • October 53.27°
  • November 43.38°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Summersville, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Summersville, WV: $35,539


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

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.13%
White Collar - 65.87%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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14 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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