Rowlesburg, West Virginia

Population 924

Rowlesburg is located in Preston County, WV. The population is 924, making Rowlesburg the 4th largest city in Preston County.

There are 1 public schools in Rowlesburg with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Rowlesburg is very low , and there are 2 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rowlesburg is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rowlesburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rowlesburg include Tunnelton, Aurora and Kingwood.

Rowlesburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 18.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 8.8%

Crime Rate

61.22% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 110
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 165
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 6

Registered Offenders

46.35% Higher than national avg.
  • 2 offenders in Rowlesburg
  • 21.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

18 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 17


Moderate 4.3%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Rowlesburg, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Rowlesburg's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
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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 Rowlesburg, WV

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2008, the city of Rowlesburg, 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 Rowlesburg, 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: $640
  • 1 Bedroom: $650
  • 2 Bedrooms: $780
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,350

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Environmental Hazards

18 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Rowlesburg, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Rowlesburg, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Rowlesburg, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.3°
  • February 33.82°
  • March 44.68°
  • April 55.1°
  • May 63.91°
  • June 70.57°
  • July 74.4°
  • August 72.88°
  • September 67°
  • October 55.47°
  • November 45.3°
  • December 28.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rowlesburg, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rowlesburg, WV: $33,750


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

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.69%
White Collar - 48.31%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

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6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

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  • No hospitals found in Rowlesburg, WV

0 Libraries view all

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0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Rowlesburg, WV
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