Gilbert, West Virginia

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Gilbert is a town located in Mingo County, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 417.

Geography

Location of Gilbert, West Virginia

Gilbert is located at 37°36'52" North, 81°52'2" West (37.614497, -81.867212)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²). 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.42% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 417 people, 187 households, and 120 families residing in the town. The population density is 157.8/km² (407.6/mi²). There are 227 housing units at an average density of 85.9/km² (221.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.84% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 187 households out of which 27.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.82.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $29,219, and the median income for a family is $32,250. Males have a median income of $38,750 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,219. 15.5% of the population and 11.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.7% of those under the age of 18 and 16.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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