Rhodell, West Virginia

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Rhodell, West Virginia
Town
State Highway 33 in Rhodell
State Highway 33 in Rhodell
Location of Rhodell, West Virginia
Location of Rhodell, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389Coordinates: 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,627 ft (496 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 173
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 173
 • Density 558.1/sq mi (215.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25915
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-67996[4]
GNIS feature ID 1545524[5]

Rhodell incorporated in 1937, is a town in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rhodell is located at 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389 (37.608044, -81.303879).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Rhodell in 1974

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 173 people, 71 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 558.1 inhabitants per square mile (215.5/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 306.5 per square mile (118.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 2.3% African American, and 0.6% from two or more races.

There were 71 households of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the town was 38.9 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 234 people, 93 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population density was 749.6 inhabitants per square mile (291.4/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 355.6 per square mile (138.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.44% White, 1.28% African American, 0.43% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.28% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,143, and the median income for a family was $19,167. Males had a median income of $17,750 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,582. About 34.5% of families and 40.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 61.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 28.6% of those sixty five or over.

Coal City Road in Rhodell
Coal City Road in Rhodell

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.