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West Logan, West Virginia

West Logan, West Virginia
Town
The Guyandotte River at West Logan
The Guyandotte River at West Logan
Location of West Logan, West Virginia
Location of West Logan, West Virginia
Coordinates:
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 424
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 418
 • Density 1,247.1/sq mi (481.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25601
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-85900[4]
GNIS feature ID 1555948[5]

West Logan is a town in Logan County, West Virginia, United States, along the Guyandotte River. The population was 424 at the 2010 census. West Logan is west of the county seat at Logan, hence the name.[6]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
    • 2000 census 2.2
  • References 3

Geography

West Logan is located at (37.869557, -81.987282).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 424 people, 188 households, and 109 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,247.1 inhabitants per square mile (481.5/km2). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 650.0 per square mile (251.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.9% Asian, and 1.4% from two or more races.

There were 188 households of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.8% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the town was 38.8 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 17.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 418 people, 186 households, and 124 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,236.6 inhabitants per square mile (474.7/km2). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 674.5 per square mile (258.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.13% White, 1.67% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races.

There were 186 households out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,500, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,567. About 21.3% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ Capace, Nancy (1999). Encyclopedia of West Virginia. North American Book Dist LLC. p. 197.  
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
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