Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia

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Camden-on-Gauley is a town in Webster County, West Virginia, United States, along the Gauley River. The population was 157 at the 2000 census.


Camden-on-Gauley is located at 38°22′8″N 80°35′47″W / 38.36889°N 80.59639°W / 38.36889; -80.59639 (38.368782, -80.596459)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 km² (0.4 mi²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 157 people, 60 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 168.4/km² (442.0/mi²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 89.0/km² (233.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.36% White and 0.64% Native American.

There were 60 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $15,417, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $27,188 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,137. About 30.6% of families and 39.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 55.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.


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