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War, West Virginia

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War is a city located in McDowell County, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 788.

Geography

Location of War, West Virginia

War is located at 37°18'4" North, 81°41'3" West (37.301140, -81.684031)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²). 2.4 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 788 people, 331 households, and 225 families residing in the city. The population density is 334.3/km² (870.6/mi²). There are 388 housing units at an average density of 164.6/km² (428.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 94.67% White, 4.57% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 331 households out of which 28.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% are married couples living together, 14.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.0% are non-families. 29.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.93.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $16,012, and the median income for a family is $20,521. Males have a median income of $32,500 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the city is $9,285. 43.3% of the population and 34.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 66.5% of those under the age of 18 and 15.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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