Granville, West Virginia

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Granville is a town located in Monongalia County, West Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 778.

Geography

Location of Granville, West Virginia

Granville is located at 39°38'36" North, 79°59'17" West (39.643426, -79.988054)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.4 km² (1.3 mi²). 3.4 km² (1.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 778 people, 362 households, and 201 families residing in the town. The population density is 229.3/km² (592.2/mi²). There are 430 housing units at an average density of 126.7/km² (327.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.89% White, 2.06% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 362 households out of which 24.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.0% are married couples living together, 18.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.2% are non-families. 37.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 2.81.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $22,583, and the median income for a family is $26,806. Males have a median income of $21,250 versus $17,212 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,958. 27.7% of the population and 25.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 43.4% of those under the age of 18 and 8.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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