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People

Total Population 151
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 42
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,750
% Above Poverty Level 79.5%
% Below Poverty Level 20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $841
Median House Value $60,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 9.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Fayette
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25904
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.909
Longitude -81.264

Pax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OAK HILL
Distance 7.4 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
Station BECKLEY AP
Distance 11.1 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 FLAT TOP
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 78 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beckley 17,375 $55,597
Lester 334 $43,500
Mabscott 1,387 $75,200
Mount Hope 1,271 $32,500
Oak Hill 8,249 $51,170
Sophia 1,356 $43,068

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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