Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia

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Womelsdorf (Coalton), West Virginia
Town
Coordinates: 38°53′49″N 79°57′50″W / 38.89694°N 79.96389°W / 38.89694; -79.96389Coordinates: 38°53′49″N 79°57′50″W / 38.89694°N 79.96389°W / 38.89694; -79.96389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Area[1]
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 250
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 246
 • Density 609.8/sq mi (235.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-88324[4]

Womelsdorf (Coalton) is a town in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 250 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Womelsdorf (Coalton) is located at 38°53′49″N 79°57′50″W / 38.89694°N 79.96389°W / 38.89694; -79.96389 (38.896849, -79.963780)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 833
1930 373 −55.2%
2000 247

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 250 people, 97 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 609.8 inhabitants per square mile (235.4 /km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 270.7 per square mile (104.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.4% White, 0.8% Native American, and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 97 households of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the town was 47 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18% were from 25 to 44; 34.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 247 people, 100 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 577.4 inhabitants per square mile (221.8/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 254.8 per square mile (97.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.19% White, 0.40% Native American, and 0.40% from two or more races.

There were 100 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,462, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $27,188 versus $15,469 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,997. About 7.8% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.3% 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 Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.