Newell, West Virginia

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Newell is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hancock County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. Newell is the northernmost settlement in the state of West Virginia. The population was 1,602 at the 2000 census.



Newell is located at 40°37′3″N 80°36′3″W / 40.6175°N 80.60083°W / 40.6175; -80.60083 (40.617544, -80.600856)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), of which, 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (21.28%) is water.

Surrounding areas

New Cumberland, East Liverpool, OH (Via Newell Toll Bridge), Chester


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,602 people, 645 households, and 437 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,142.0 people per square mile (824.7/km²). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 948.0/sq mi (365.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.63% White, 0.19% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.12% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 645 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.95.

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