West Logan, West Virginia

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West Logan is a town in Logan County, West Virginia, United States, along the Guyandotte River. The population was 418 at the 2000 census.

Geography

West Logan is located at 37°52′10″N 81°59′14″W / 37.869557°N 81.987282°W / 37.869557; -81.987282 (37.869557, -81.987282).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 km2 (0.3 mi2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 418 people, 186 households, and 124 families residing in the town. The population density was 474.7/km2 (1,236.6/mi2). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 258.9/km2 (674.5/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.13% White, 1.67% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races.

There were 186 households out of which 21.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,500, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,567. About 21.3% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

Logan

Chapmanville | Man | Mitchell Heights | West Logan

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