Reedy, West Virginia

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Reedy, West Virginia
Town
Location of Reedy, West Virginia
Location of Reedy, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°53′56″N 81°25′37″W / 38.89889°N 81.42694°W / 38.89889; -81.42694Coordinates: 38°53′56″N 81°25′37″W / 38.89889°N 81.42694°W / 38.89889; -81.42694
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Roane
Area[1]
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 182
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 179
 • Density 910.0/sq mi (351.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25270
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-67660[4]
GNIS feature ID 1545488[5]

Reedy is a town in Roane County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 182 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Reedy is located at 38°53′56″N 81°25′37″W / 38.89889°N 81.42694°W / 38.89889; -81.42694 (38.898895, -81.427037),[6] at the confluence of the left, middle, and right forks of Reedy Creek, a tributary of the Little Kanawha River.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 182 people, 72 households, and 52 families residing in the town. The population density was 910.0 inhabitants per square mile (351.4/km2). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 395.0 per square mile (152.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.8% White, 1.6% African American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 72 households of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.8% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the town was 42.3 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 198 people, 95 households, and 55 families residing in the town. The population density was 897.0 inhabitants per square mile (347.5/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 525.5 per square mile (203.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.49% White and 0.51% Native American.

There were 95 households out of which 17.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the town the population was spread out with 14.6% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 36.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,000, and the median income for a family was $19,583. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,734. About 27.5% of families and 35.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 23.3% 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. 33. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.