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Rhodell, West Virginia
County Route 33 in Rhodell
County Route 33 in Rhodell
Location of Rhodell in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Location of Rhodell in Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Coordinates: 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389Coordinates: 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Raleigh
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,627 ft (496 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 173
 • Estimate 
(2019)
160
 • Density 509.55/sq mi (197.02/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
25915
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-67996
GNIS feature ID 1545524

Rhodell is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Rhodell is located at 37°36′29″N 81°18′14″W / 37.60806°N 81.30389°W / 37.60806; -81.30389 (37.608044, -81.303879).

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.
1940 995
1950 829 −16.7%
1960 626 −24.5%
1970 500 −20.1%
1980 472 −5.6%
1990 221 −53.2%
2000 234 5.9%
2010 173 −26.1%
2019 (est.) 160 −7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
Rhodell, West Virginia 1974
Rhodell in 1974

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 173 people, 71 households, and 45 families living in the town. The population density was 558.1 inhabitants per square mile (215.5/km2). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 306.5 per square mile (118.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 2.3% African American, and 0.6% from two or more races.

There were 71 households, of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the town was 38.9 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 13.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

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