War strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
Comparing War to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||72 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||151 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||24892|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||21 to 44 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 67 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||40.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||21 to 42 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||40.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||20 to 38 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 78 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||45.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.93|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.3%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||5||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||692|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||16.3%|
|French (except Basque)||0.8%|
According to the US Postal Service, War, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Caretta (24892)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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