Cameron, West Virginia

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Cameron, West Virginia

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High Points

Cameron strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
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Top 5% trophy Cameron Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Cameron, West Virginia

Comparing Cameron to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Age of the Population 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 9
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 7 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 5
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Cameron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 52 miles SW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Marshall
Metro Area Wheeling
Standard Zip Codes 26033
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.826
Longitude -80.566

Cameron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Cameron Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,212 100%
Male 557 46%
Female 655 54%
Under 18 291 24%
18+ 921 76%
65+ 278 22.9%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.99
White 1,199 98.9%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Cameron Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,142
Growth -70
Growth % -5.8%

Cameron Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 35.9%
German 13.8%
Irish 13.5%
English 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
Scottish 2.6%
French Canadian 2.6%
Italian 2.2%
Dutch 1.5%
Albanian 1.4%
European 1%
Polish 0.6%
Celtic 0.5%
British 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cameron 1,212 $26,958
Benwood 1,585 $27,232
Glen Dale 1,552 $49,306
Hundred 344 $26,731
Littleton 207 $15,469
McMechen 1,937 $33,080
Moundsville 9,998 $30,534
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Cameron High Schools (2004)

Serves 374 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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