Jane Lew, West Virginia

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Jane Lew is a town in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 406 at the 2000 census.


Jane Lew is located at 39°6′33″N 80°24′27″W / 39.10917°N 80.4075°W / 39.10917; -80.4075 (39.109203, -80.407624),[3] along Hackers Creek.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 406 people, 209 households, and 117 families residing in the town. The population density was 627.0/km² (1,635.2/mi²). There were 220 housing units at an average density of 339.8/km² (886.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.03% White, 0.25% Native American, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 209 households out of which 17.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.0% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the town the population was spread out with 15.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,571, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $29,464 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,540. About 5.3% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.



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