North Hills, West Virginia

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North Hills, West Virginia
Town
Location of North Hills, West Virginia
Location of North Hills, West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°18′39″N 81°30′31″W / 39.31083°N 81.50861°W / 39.31083; -81.50861Coordinates: 39°18′39″N 81°30′31″W / 39.31083°N 81.50861°W / 39.31083; -81.50861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Wood
Area[1]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 850 ft (259 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 832
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 832
 • Density 1,512.7/sq mi (584.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-59458[4]
GNIS feature ID 1560619[5]

North Hills is a town in Wood County, West Virginia, United States. It is a suburb of Parkersburg. The population was 832 at the 2010 census. North Hills was incorporated on February 15, 1979.[6]

Geography[edit]

North Hills is located at 39°18′39″N 81°30′31″W / 39.31083°N 81.50861°W / 39.31083; -81.50861 (39.310719, -81.508479)[7].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 940
1990 849 −9.7%
2000 880 3.7%
2010 832 −5.5%

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 832 people, 295 households, and 250 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,512.7 inhabitants per square mile (584.1 /km2). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 560.0 per square mile (216.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.3% White, 2.0% African American, 4.6% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 295 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.3% were non-families. 11.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the town was 43.3 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 880 people, 294 households, and 264 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,589.1 inhabitants per square mile (617.8/km²). There were 301 housing units at an average density of 543.5 per square mile (211.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.61% White, 0.57% African American, 0.11% Native American, 5.11% Asian, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.4% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.9% were non-families. 8.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $83,659, and the median income for a family was $85,768. Males had a median income of $71,944 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,862. About 1.8% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 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. ^ West Virginia Blue Book. Published annually by the Clerk's Office of the West Virginia Senate.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.