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Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
Location of Bruceton Mills in Preston County, West Virginia.
Location of Bruceton Mills in Preston County, West Virginia.
Coordinates: 39°39′33″N 79°38′26″W / 39.65917°N 79.64056°W / 39.65917; -79.64056Coordinates: 39°39′33″N 79°38′26″W / 39.65917°N 79.64056°W / 39.65917; -79.64056
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Area
 • Total 0.06 sq mi (0.14 km2)
 • Land 0.06 sq mi (0.14 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,532 ft (467 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 85
 • Estimate 
(2019)
84
 • Density 1,527.27/sq mi (584.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26525
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-10852
GNIS feature ID 1553998

Bruceton Mills is a town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States along Big Sandy Creek. The population was 85 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Bruceton Mills is located at 39°39′33″N 79°38′26″W / 39.65917°N 79.64056°W / 39.65917; -79.64056 (39.659111, -79.640693).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 84
1900 80
1910 116 45.0%
1920 106 −8.6%
1930 116 9.4%
1940 165 42.2%
1950 165 0.0%
1960 209 26.7%
1970 209 0.0%
1980 296 41.6%
1990 132 −55.4%
2000 74 −43.9%
2010 85 14.9%
2019 (est.) 84 −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 42 households, and 22 families living in the town. The population density was 1,416.7 inhabitants per square mile (547.0/km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 783.3 per square mile (302.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 42 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.6% were non-families. 45.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the town was 41.4 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 14.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 17.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 34.1% male and 65.9% female.

Climate

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bruceton Mills has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.

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