Mill Creek, West Virginia

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Mill Creek is a town in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States, along the Tygart Valley River. The population was 662 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Mill Creek is located at 38°43′54″N 79°58′20″W / 38.731748°N 79.972279°W / 38.731748; -79.972279 (38.731748, -79.972279).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 km2 (0.4 mi2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 662 people, 282 households, and 190 families residing in the town. The population density was 568.0/km2 (1,476.3/mi2). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 278.9/km2 (724.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.70% White, 0.15% Native American, and 0.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 282 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 78.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,886, and the median income for a family was $27,313. Males had a median income of $22,353 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,915. About 12.0% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Local schools include Tygarts Valley Middle/High School and George Ward Elementary School.

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