Montrose, West Virginia

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Montrose, West Virginia
Town
Location of Montrose, West Virginia
Location of Montrose, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°3′54″N 79°48′53″W / 39.06500°N 79.81472°W / 39.06500; -79.81472Coordinates: 39°3′54″N 79°48′53″W / 39.06500°N 79.81472°W / 39.06500; -79.81472
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Area[1]
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,985 ft (605 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 156
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 156
 • Density 247.6/sq mi (95.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26283
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-55540[4]
GNIS feature ID 1555157[5]

Montrose is a town in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 156 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Montrose is located at 39°3′54″N 79°48′53″W / 39.06500°N 79.81472°W / 39.06500; -79.81472 (39.064958, -79.814810),[6] along Leading Creek.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 156 people, 74 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 247.6 inhabitants per square mile (95.6/km2). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 125.4 per square mile (48.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 74 households of which 20.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the town was 49.3 years. 17.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 43.6% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 156 people, 60 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 243.1 inhabitants per square mile (94.1/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 104.4 per square mile (40.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.36% White and 0.64% Asian.

There were 60 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.7% were married couples living together, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,571, and the median income for a family was $34,464. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,121. About 2.3% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 7.7% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 37. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.