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Demographics

People

Total Population1,044
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+182
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married55%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.4%
Median Earnings25+$21,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,803

Wealth

Median Family Income$16,250
% Above Poverty Level43.4%
% Below Poverty Level56.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$459
Median House Value$33,200

Ancestry

Irish12.4%
German10.6%
Italian3.8%
Polish2.9%
English2.7%
Dutch1.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)1.1%
Greek1.1%
French Except Basque0.7%
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War Almanac

CategoryValue
County McDowell County
Standard Zip Codes24892
Phone Area Codes304,681
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.3
Approximate Longitude-81.68

War Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGARY
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp37 to 67 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationRICHLANDS
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 42 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationBURKES GARDEN
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp57 to 78 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bradshaw265$27,344
Davy259$33,250
Gary703$40,000
Iaeger271$26,375
Kimball115$63,333
Welch3,043$39,583

War Public Libraries

War Public Library
BERWIND LAKE ROAD
War, West Virginia
(304) 875-4622

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War Public Schools

Southside K-8
13509 Rocket Boys Drive
ZIP: 24892
(304) 875-2283
Primary
Total Enrollment 451
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