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(Urban population: 5, Rural population: 1,764 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 789 (684 occupied: 546 owner occupied, 138 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

13%

Housing density: 22 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $101,480.


Median contract rent in 2009: $297 (lower quartile is $274, upper quartile is $524)


Median gross rent in Powellton, WV in 2009: $397


Housing units in Powellton with a mortgage: 187 (2 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 270


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $41,333


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,500


Median monthly housing costs: $382





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Powellton, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $50,765 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Powellton:

$50,765
West Virginia:

$94,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,571 - $75,607

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $70,959
Here:

$70,959
State:

$134,377

Mobile homes: $31,818
Here:

$31,818
State:

$32,459

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,769
  • In family households: 1,537 (405 male householders, 102 female householders)
    433 spouses, 501 children (429 natural, 13 adopted, 59 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 19 other relatives, 26 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 232 (79 male householders (63 living alone)), 112 female householders (98 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 237 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 101 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 161 1-person, 21 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 5 5-persons.

228 married couples with children.
87 single-parent households (18 men, 69 women).

96.8% of residents of Powellton speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.5%)
(33.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Powellton, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 85
  • 5 rooms: 183
  • 6 rooms: 139
  • 7 rooms: 63
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 34
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 40
  • 5 rooms: 71
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Powellton, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 199
  • 3 bedrooms: 258
  • 4 bedrooms: 55
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 72
  • 3 bedrooms: 66
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Powellton, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 87
  • 1 vehicle: 145
  • 2 vehicles: 240
  • 3 vehicles: 56
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 37
  • 1 vehicle: 61
  • 2 vehicles: 30
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 58
  • 1990 to 1999: 47
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 177
  • 1960 to 1969: 18
  • 1950 to 1959: 125
  • 1940 to 1949: 77
  • 1939 or earlier: 343

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Powellton, WV house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Powellton, WV:

  • Less than $10,000: 21
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 12
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 20
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 19
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 17
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 15
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 25
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 70
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 74
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 45
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 54
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 46
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 33
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 68
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 10
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 6
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 5
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 0
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 3
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 0
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Powellton rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Powellton:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 19
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 17
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 0
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 0
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 60
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 6
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 0


Powellton, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.8%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)


Powellton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 22
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 70
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 128
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 70
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 24
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 36
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 33
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 15
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 72
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 64
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 


Powellton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 475 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 54 (10%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
 


Powellton, WV household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 130
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 112
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 66
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 68
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 43
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 59
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 39
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 36
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 27
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 40
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 39
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 15
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 10
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 6
  • $200,000 or more: 7
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 284
 German: 213
 English: 174
 Other groups: 156
 Irish: 111
 Dutch: 31
 Subsaharan African:: 20
 African: 20
 Italian: 19
 Welsh: 7
 Norwegian: 5
 Polish: 5
 Scotch-Irish: 3
 Scottish: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Nigeria (100%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1581
  • Northeast: 32
  • Midwest: 46
  • South: 85
  • West: 5

76% of Powellton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in West Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 32
  • 7th and 8th grade: 61
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 210
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 53
  • Associate degree: 36
  • Bachelor's degree: 12
  • Master's degree: 9
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 73
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 239
  • Less than 1 year of college: 38
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 70
  • Associate degree: 22
  • Bachelor's degree: 10
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 16.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 54.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 87.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $29,418
  • Black householders: $29,560
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $47,257
  • Two or more races householders: $11,885
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $86,127
Powellton household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Powellton household income for Black householders
Powellton household income for Two or more races householders

Powellton marital status for males
Powellton marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $50,523
  • Black or African American householders: $47,864
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $135,978
  • Two or more races householders: $78,565

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 643
  • One, attached: 2
  • 3 or 4: 11
  • Mobile homes: 133

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Powellton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Powellton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.5%)
  • Electricity (18.7%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (81.2%)
  • Electricity (13.0%)
  • Coal or coke (4.3%)
  • Wood (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

5.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

4.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

14.9%
West Virginia:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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