Piedmont, West VirginiaPiedmont
is a town located in Mineral County, West Virginia
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,014.
Geography\nPiedmont is located at 39°28'49" North, 79°2'53" West (39.480232, -79.048086)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 1.1 km²
). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,014 people, 423 households, and 266 families residing in the town. The population density
is 932.2/km² (2,413.4/mi²). There are 499 housing units at an average density of 458.7/km² (1,187.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 74.36% White, 21.79% African American
, 0.20% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.78% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 2.07% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 423 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.1% are married couples living together, 20.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% are non-families. 32.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 3.00.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $21,190, and the median income for a family is $26,964. Males have a median income of $21,938 versus $18,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,678. 30.7% of the population and 24.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 41.3% are under the age of 18 and 23.5% are 65 or older.