Stonewood, West Virginia

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Stonewood is a city in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,815 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Stonewood is located at 39°15′7″N 80°18′36″W / 39.25194°N 80.31°W / 39.25194; -80.31 (39.252001, -80.309979),[3] along Elk Creek.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,815 people, 789 households, and 522 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,130.8 people per square mile (824.4/km²). There were 855 housing units at an average density of 1,003.8/sq mi (388.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.80% White, 1.60% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 789 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,000, and the median income for a family was $31,078. Males had a median income of $25,962 versus $25,788 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,520. About 11.8% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Bridgeport | Clarksburg | Salem | Shinnston | Stonewood

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