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Lumberport, West Virginia
Town
Main Street (West Virginia Route 20) in Lumberport in 2006
Main Street (West Virginia Route 20) in Lumberport in 2006
Location of Lumberport, West Virginia
Location of Lumberport, West Virginia
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 925 ft (282 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 876
 • Estimate (2012) 880
 • Density 1,752.0/sq mi (676.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26386
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-49252
GNIS feature ID 1542612

Lumberport is a town in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 876 at the 2010 census.

The town was so named on account of the extensive lumber trade conducted there.

Geography

Lumberport is located at 39°22′30″N 80°20′54″W / 39.375°N 80.34833°W / 39.375; -80.34833 (39.375041, -80.348213), at the confluence of Tenmile Creek and the West Fork River in northern Harrison County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 656
1920 900 37.2%
1930 1,298 44.2%
1940 1,285 −1.0%
1950 1,198 −6.8%
1960 1,031 −13.9%
1970 957 −7.2%
1980 939 −1.9%
1990 1,014 8.0%
2000 937 −7.6%
2010 876 −6.5%
Est. 2015 863 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 876 people, 350 households, and 241 families residing in the town. There were 384 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 98.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0% Native American, 0% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 350 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 32.6% of all households had individuals under 18 years and 30.0% had someone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 20, 31.8% from 20 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.8 years. 50.8 percent of the population was male and 49.2 female.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,625, and the median income for a family was $44,231. The per capita income for the town was $19,710. About 11.0% of the population was below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 6% of those age 65 or over.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 937 people, 353 households, and 273 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,855.1 inhabitants per square mile (709.4/km²). There were 388 housing units at an average density of 768.2 per square mile (293.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.93% White, 0.43% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% Asian, and 0.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.

There were 353 households out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $38,462. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $21,719 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,904. About 8.7% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.


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