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Durbin, West Virginia
Main Street commercial district
Main Street commercial district
Location of Durbin in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
Location of Durbin in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pocahontas
Area
 • Total 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Land 0.57 sq mi (1.48 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,738 ft (835 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 293
 • Estimate 
(2019)
294
 • Density 513.99/sq mi (198.44/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26264
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-22852
GNIS feature ID 1550996

Durbin is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 293 at the 2010 census.

The town has the name of Charles R. Durbin, a local bank official.

Durbin is also home to lawyer Curtis Clay.

Geography

Durbin is situated in the northern part of Pocahontas County at the confluence of the East and West Forks of the Greenbrier River. It is thus the starting point of the Greenbrier River proper. [1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.57 square miles (1.48 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 390
1920 422 8.2%
1930 498 18.0%
1940 533 7.0%
1950 540 1.3%
1960 431 −20.2%
1970 347 −19.5%
1980 379 9.2%
1990 278 −26.6%
2000 262 −5.8%
2010 293 11.8%
Est. 2019 294 0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 293 people, 124 households, and 78 families living in the town. The population density was 514.0 inhabitants per square mile (198.5/km2). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 305.3 per square mile (117.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 0.3% Native American, 2.0% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8%.

Of the 124 households 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 30.6% of households were one person and 17.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the town was 45.1 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 21.5% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

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