Slab Fork, West Virginia
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Slab Fork is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States with a population of 202. Slab Fork is located along a stream of the same name and West Virginia Route 54. The ZIP code for Slab Fork is 25920.
Slab Fork is the birthplace of Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Bill Withers, who wrote and recorded popular songs such as "Ain't No Sunshine", "Lean on Me", "Just the Two of Us", "Use Me" and "Lovely Day".
The community's percentage of married households is lower than the national average, but the percentage of families (households with children) is higher than the national average. The median income in Slab Fork is approximately $33,500, which is 20% lower than the national average. As of the 2000 United States Census, none of the residents had received a college degree. According to the 2000 census, 199 of the community's 202 residents were white, two were of mixed race, and one was an Alaskan native or American Indian.
- 25920 zip code - Slab Fork
- West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 59. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
- Wagner, Angie (November 20, 2005). "75-year-old jewel thief looks back". MSNBC.com. Rueters. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
- Slab Fork Neighborhood Profile on Yahoo! Real Estate - Demographics, Cost of Living & more!
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