New Cumberland, West VirginiaNew Cumberland
is a city located in Hancock County, West Virginia
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,099. It is the county seat
of Hancock County6
Geography\nNew Cumberland is located at 40°29'57" North, 80°36'29" West (40.499146, -80.607960)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 4.8 km²
). 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.7 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 34.76% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census1
, there are 1,099 people, 513 households, and 286 families residing in the city. The population density
is 347.8/km² (897.6/mi²). There are 568 housing units at an average density of 179.8/km² (463.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.27% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.27% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 1.09% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 513 households out of which 20.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% are married couples living together, 7.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.1% are non-families. 39.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.12 and the average family size is 2.85.
In the city the population is spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $28,529, and the median income for a family is $37,589. Males have a median income of $30,625 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,109. 9.5% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.9% are under the age of 18 and 7.5% are 65 or older.