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Iaeger, West Virginia
Iaeger West Virginia 2017
Iaeger West Virginia 2017
Location of Iaeger in McDowell County, West Virginia.
Location of Iaeger in McDowell County, West Virginia.
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Coordinates: 37°28′1″N 81°48′31″W / 37.46694°N 81.80861°W / 37.46694; -81.80861Coordinates: 37°28′1″N 81°48′31″W / 37.46694°N 81.80861°W / 37.46694; -81.80861
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Area
 • Total 0.84 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Land 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
984 ft (300 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 302
 • Estimate 
(2019)
242
 • Density 305.56/sq mi (117.98/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
24844
Area code(s) 304 Exchange: 938
FIPS code 54-39652
GNIS feature ID 1540647

Iaeger (pronounced YAY-ger) is a town in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 302 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Iaeger is located at 37°28′1″N 81°48′31″W / 37.46694°N 81.80861°W / 37.46694; -81.80861 (37.466932, -81.808541).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2), of which, 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Iaeger has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 481
1930 1,066 121.6%
1940 986 −7.5%
1950 1,271 28.9%
1960 930 −26.8%
1970 822 −11.6%
1980 833 1.3%
1990 551 −33.9%
2000 358 −35.0%
2010 302 −15.6%
2019 (est.) 242 −19.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 302 people, 131 households, and 83 families living in the town. The population density was 382.3 inhabitants per square mile (147.6/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 211.4 per square mile (81.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 1.3% African American, and 0.3% from two or more races.

There were 131 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 32.1% 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 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the town was 45.3 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 21.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

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