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Warfield, Kentucky

Warfield, Kentucky
City
Aerial view of Warfield, Kentucky in the upper-left corner of the photo.
Aerial view of Warfield, Kentucky in the upper-left corner of the photo.
Location of Warfield, Kentucky
Location of Warfield, Kentucky
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Martin
Incorporated May 5, 1982
Government
 • Type City Commission
 • Mayor Ronald Workman
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 284
 • Density 300.1/sq mi (115.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41267
Area code(s) 606
FIPS code 21-80616
GNIS feature ID 0506226

Warfield is a city in Martin County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 284 at the 2000 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The city of Warfield developed in the early 1850s after a Virginia. The post office was established on April 15, 1856 and was named after the latter of the two men. Floyd further developed the city as the shipping point for his coal mine, the first to open in future Martin County. Warfield served as the county seat from 1870 to 1873, when it was moved to Inez.[1]

Geography

Warfield is located at (37.842799, -82.420766).[2] The town lies along the Tug Fork River, which is the boundary between Kentucky and West Virginia.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 284 people, 120 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 300.1 people per square mile (115.4/km²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 161.7 per square mile (62.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 120 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,786, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $38,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,208. About 28.9% of families and 35.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.0% of those sixty five or over.

See also

References

  1. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names.   Retrieved on 2010-04-09
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  3. ^ Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 Population Estimates U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-05-29
  4. ^ U.S. Census Bureau Retrieved on 2010-04-09
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • Martin County Schools
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