Quinwood, West Virginia

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Quinwood is a town in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 435 at the 2000 census. According to many, the town is a well-known speed trap.



Quinwood is located at 38°3′29″N 80°42′16″W / 38.05806°N 80.70444°W / 38.05806; -80.70444 (38.058117, -80.704334)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 435 people, 169 households, and 126 families residing in the town. The population density was 342.8/km² (883.1/mi²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 152.1/km² (391.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.40% White, 2.53% African American, 0.23% Native American, and 1.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.

There were 169 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,705, and the median income for a family was $24,196. Males had a median income of $25,179 versus $19,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,911. About 22.9% of families and 26.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.0% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.


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