Piney View, West Virginia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Piney View, West Virginia
Census-designated place (CDP)
Location of Piney View, West Virginia
Location of Piney View, West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°50′58″N 81°8′43″W / 37.84944°N 81.14528°W / 37.84944; -81.14528Coordinates: 37°50′58″N 81°8′43″W / 37.84944°N 81.14528°W / 37.84944; -81.14528
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.5 km2)
 • Land 4.1 sq mi (10.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 2,339 ft (713 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 989
 • Density 240/sq mi (94/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 25906
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-63988[3]
GNIS feature ID 1544935[4]

Piney View is a census-designated place (CDP) in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 989 at the 2010 census.[2]


Piney View is located at 37°50′58″N 81°8′43″W / 37.84944°N 81.14528°W / 37.84944; -81.14528 (37.849380, -81.145257).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²); 4.1 square miles (10.4 km²) of this is land, and 0.03 square miles (0.1 km²) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,046 people, 420 households, and 307 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 99.5 people per square mile (38.4/km²). There were 461 housing units at an average density of 43.9/sq mi (16.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.37% White, 1.15% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 420 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,324, and the median income for a family was $32,917. Males had a median income of $31,964 versus $16,894 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,385. About 9.3% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.