West Virginia Jackson County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Jackson County, West Virginia. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in West Virginia Jackson County.

Street Address: 208 N. Church ST., Ripley, WV 25271
Phone Number: (304) 372-5343 Jackson 130,720 100,525

Street Address: 208 N. Church ST., Ripley, WV 25271
Phone Number: (304) 372-5343 Jackson N/A N/A

323 Virginia Street, Ravenswood, WV 26164
Phone Number: (304) 273-5343 Jackson N/A N/A

Overview of Jackson County, West Virginia

Jackson County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population is 28,000. Its county seat is Ripley.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,221 km² (472 mi²). 1,206 km² (466 mi²) of it is land and 15 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.23% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 28,000 people, 11,061 households, and 8,207 families residing in the county. The population density is 23/km² (60/mi²). There are 12,245 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.75% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 0.29% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,061 households out of which 31.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% are married couples living together, 9.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.80% are non-families. 22.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,434, and the median income for a family is $38,021. Males have a median income of $32,991 versus $20,253 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,205. 15.20% of the population and 12.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.60% of those under the age of 18 and 9.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Jackson County, West Virginia has the following cities and towns:

  • Ravenswood
  • Ripley

Map of Jackson County West Virginia