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Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia
Location of Camden-on-Gauley in Webster County, West Virginia.
|• Total||0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)|
|• Land||0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||446.15/sq mi (172.21/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
The town derives its name from Johnson N. Camden, a senator who was the proprietor of several businesses on the nearby Gauley River. The town was originally called Lanes Bottom, but was changed to Camden-on-Gauley when incorporated in 1904.
Camden-on-Gauley is located at(38.368782, -80.596459).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), of which, 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 169 people, 70 households, and 48 families living in the town. The population density was 512.1 inhabitants per square mile (197.7/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 263.6 per square mile (101.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.
There were 70 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.7% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median age in the town was 39.5 years. 20.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
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