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Flemington, West Virginia
Location of Flemington in Taylor County, West Virginia.
Location of Flemington in Taylor County, West Virginia.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Taylor
Area
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,017 ft (310 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 312
 • Estimate 
(2019)
306
 • Density 1,003.28/sq mi (387.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
26347
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-27940
GNIS feature ID 1554472

Flemington is a town in Taylor County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 312 at the 2010 census. Flemington was incorporated in 1922 by the West Virginia Circuit Court, and named for James Fleming, an early settler in the area originally from Hampshire County.

Geography

Flemington is located at 39°16′0″N 80°7′46″W / 39.26667°N 80.12944°W / 39.26667; -80.12944 (39.266749, -80.129378), along Simpson Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 617
1940 690 11.8%
1950 572 −17.1%
1960 478 −16.4%
1970 458 −4.2%
1980 452 −1.3%
1990 352 −22.1%
2000 287 −18.5%
2010 312 8.7%
2019 (est.) 306 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 312 people, 124 households, and 90 families living in the town. The population density was 1,006.5 inhabitants per square mile (388.6/km2). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 448.4 per square mile (173.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.7% White, 0.6% African American, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 124 households, of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.4% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the town was 45 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

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