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Brandonville, West Virginia

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Country  United States
County  Preston
FIPS code  54-09844
Elevation  550 m
Zip code  26525
Population  103 (2013)
State  West Virginia
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  1553965
Area  101 ha
Local time  Thursday 11:54 AM
Area code  304
Brandonville, West Virginia
Weather  1°C, Wind W at 19 km/h, 65% Humidity

Brandonville is a town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 101 at the 2010 census.

Contents

Map of Brandonville, WV 26525, USA

History

Brandonville was laid out in 1827 by Jonathan Brandon, and named for him.

The Hagans Homestead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.

Geography

Brandonville is located at 39°39′59″N 79°37′17″W (39.666321, -79.621517).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 101 people, 47 households, and 29 families residing in the town. The population density was 259.0 inhabitants per square mile (100.0/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 146.2 per square mile (56.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.0% White and 5.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 47 households of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.62.

The median age in the town was 41.9 years. 17.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.8% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 102 people, 41 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 259.3 inhabitants per square mile (101.0/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 116.9 per square mile (45.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.06% White, and 2.94% from two or more races.

There were 41 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,125, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $61,875 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,118. There were 17.6% of families and 24.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 58.8% of under eighteens and 32.0% of those over 64.

Notable people

  • George Bird Evans, noted illustrator, mystery novelist, gunning and bird dog writer, and dog breeder.
  • References

    Brandonville, West Virginia Wikipedia


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