Pax, West Virginia

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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

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  • 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
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
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Pax Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 174 100%
Male 84 48.3%
Female 90 51.7%
Under 18 42 24.1%
18+ 132 75.9%
65+ 35 20.1%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.86
White 170 97.7%
African-American 2 1.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Pax Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 166
Growth -8
Growth % -4.6%

Pax 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 33.3%
English 15.9%
Swedish 12.7%
Dutch 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Irish 6.3%
German 4.8%
Italian 4.8%
Welsh 3.2%
Polish 1.6%
Canadian 1.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pax 174 $27,500
Beckley 17,254 $38,110
Lester 322 $30,938
Mabscott 1,403 $38,472
Mount Hope 1,487 $23,333
Oak Hill 7,589 $33,183
Sophia 1,301 $31,200
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