West Milford, West Virginia

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West Milford, West Virginia

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy West Milford Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% West Milford Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% West Milford Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% West Milford Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of West Milford, West Virginia

Comparing West Milford 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
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 9
Female Share of the Population 4 2
Age of the Population 3 1
Senior Citizens 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 9
College Educated Adults 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
Median Family Income 3 6

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 4
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 5 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 8
Low Violent Crime 10 9

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West Milford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 88 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 26451
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -80.404

West Milford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
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West Milford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 651 100%
Male 317 48.7%
Female 334 51.3%
Under 18 182 28%
18+ 469 72%
65+ 75 11.5%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.07
White 648 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated West Milford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 646
Growth -5
Growth % -0.8%

West Milford 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
German 20.3%
Irish 19.1%
US/American 18.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
English 8.3%
Italian 6%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Polish 2.5%
Scottish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Slovene 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
British 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
West Milford 651 $34,583
Anmoore 685 $26,705
Clarksburg 16,743 $35,075
Jane Lew 406 $30,000
Lost Creek 467 $35,893
Nutter Fort 1,686 $39,318
Stonewood 1,815 $31,078
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