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Newburg, West Virginia
Town
Location in Preston County and the state of West Virginia.
Location in Preston County and the state of West Virginia.
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Preston
Area
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,217 ft (371 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 329
 • Estimate (2012) 329
 • Density 416.5/sq mi (160.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 26410
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-58300
GNIS feature ID 1555213

Newburg is a town in Preston County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 329 at the 2010 census.

The town was so named on account of it being the newest town on the railroad, according to local history.

Geography

Newburg is located at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
(39.387585, -79.850993).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 802
1890 778 −3.0%
1900 751 −3.5%
1910 823 9.6%
1920 890 8.1%
1930 745 −16.3%
1940 696 −6.6%
1950 657 −5.6%
1960 494 −24.8%
1970 457 −7.5%
1980 418 −8.5%
1990 378 −9.6%
2000 360 −4.8%
2010 329 −8.6%
Est. 2015 321 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 329 people, 134 households and 101 families residing in the town. The population density was 416.5 inhabitants per square mile (160.8/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 196.2 per square mile (75.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 134 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.6% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 41.4 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census

At the 2000 census, there were 360 people, 131 households and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 456.9 per square mile (175.9/km²). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 196.7 per square mile (75.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 131 households of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.13.

29.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median household income was $24,063 and the median family income was $24,688. Males had a median income of $26,250 compared with $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,952. About 28.6% of families and 27.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


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