Durbin, West Virginia

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Durbin is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 262 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Durbin is situated in the northern part of Pocahontas County at the confluence of the East and West Forks of the Greenbrier River. It is thus the starting point of the Greenbrier River proper. [1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 262 people, 117 households, and 71 families residing in the town. The population density was 171.5/km² (443.7/mi²). There were 169 housing units at an average density of 110.6/km² (286.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.85% White, 0.76% African American and 0.38% Asian.

There were 117 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,462, and the median income for a family was $25,909. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $14,773 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,937. About 19.4% of families and 22.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.2% of those sixty five or over.

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Durbin | Hillsboro | Marlinton

Arbovale | Bartow | Beard | Beard Heights | Boyer | Braucher | Brownsburg | Buckeye | Burner | Burnsides | Burr | Campbelltown | Cass | Clawson | Clover Lick | Deer Creek | Denmar | Dilleys Mill | Droop | Dunmore | Edray | Frank | Frost | Green Bank | Harter | Hosterman | Huntersville | Jacox | Kennison | Knapp | Linwood | Lobelia | Locust | Mace | May | Mill Point | Minnehaha Springs | Nida | Nottingham | Olive | Onoto | Raintown | Raywood | Rimel | Seebert | Sitlington | Slaty Fork | Snowshoe | Spice | Spruce | Stillwell | Stony Bottom | Thornwood | Thorny Creek | Violet | Walnut | Wanless | Warwick | Watoga | West Union | Wildell | Woodrow

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