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Vienna, West Virginia
Location of Vienna in Wood County, West Virginia.
Location of Vienna in Wood County, West Virginia.
Coordinates: 39°19′31″N 81°32′34″W / 39.32528°N 81.54278°W / 39.32528; -81.54278Coordinates: 39°19′31″N 81°32′34″W / 39.32528°N 81.54278°W / 39.32528; -81.54278
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wood
Area
 • Total 3.97 sq mi (10.28 km2)
 • Land 3.97 sq mi (10.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
636 ft (194 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 10,749
 • Estimate 
(2019)
10,124
 • Density 2,551.41/sq mi (985.19/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
26101, 26105
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-83500
GNIS feature ID 1555890

Vienna is a city in Wood County, West Virginia, United States, situated along the Ohio River. It borders Parkersburg. The population was 10,749 at the 2010 census. It is the third-largest city by population in the Parkersburg–Vienna–Marietta metropolitan area.

Geography

Vienna is located at 39°19′31″N 81°32′34″W / 39.32528°N 81.54278°W / 39.32528; -81.54278 (39.325324, -81.542845).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.79 square miles (9.82 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 2,338
1950 6,020 157.5%
1960 9,381 55.8%
1970 11,549 23.1%
1980 11,618 0.6%
1990 10,862 −6.5%
2000 10,861 0.0%
2010 10,749 −1.0%
2019 (est.) 10,124 −5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 10,749 people, 4,707 households, and 3,054 families living in the city. The population density was 2,836.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,095.0/km2). There were 5,091 housing units at an average density of 1,343.3 per square mile (518.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 1.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8%.

Of the 4,707 households 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 30.4% of households were one person and 13.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age was 43.8 years. 20.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

Education

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City building.

Vienna is home to Jackson Middle School. According to the school's web site, it was recognized as a West Virginia School of Excellence in 1998, a West Virginia Blue Ribbon School in 1999, a United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 1999–2000, and a West Virginia Exemplary School in 2000, 2004, and 2006. Jackson is regarded as one of the best middle schools in the state of West Virginia. Its feeder schools are Greenmont, Vienna, and Neale Elementary Schools.

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