Mabscott, West Virginia

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Mabscott, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Mabscott Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Mabscott Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mabscott Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mabscott, West Virginia

Comparing Mabscott 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
Age of the Population 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Racial Diversity 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 10
Average Household Size 5 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 5 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Working at Home 2 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 3
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 9
Low Property Crime 9 7

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Mabscott Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Raleigh
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25871
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.77
Longitude -81.208

Mabscott Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station OAK HILL
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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Mabscott Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,403 100%
Male 659 47%
Female 744 53%
Under 18 326 23.2%
18+ 1,077 76.8%
65+ 228 16.3%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,313 93.6%
African-American 74 5.3%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.5%
Mixed Race 7 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Mabscott Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,364
Growth -39
Growth % -2.8%

Mabscott 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 33.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
German 10.9%
English 9.7%
Irish 8%
Italian 5.9%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
Polish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Dutch 1.1%
Hungarian 1%
Romanian 0.8%
British 0.8%
European 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Palestinian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Arab/Arabic 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mabscott 1,403 $38,472
Beckley 17,254 $38,110
Lester 322 $30,938
Mount Hope 1,487 $23,333
Pax 174 $27,500
Rhodell 234 $19,167
Sophia 1,301 $31,200
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