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Beckley, WV

Raleigh County, West Virginia

Latitude: 37.779764     Longitude: -81.183193
Population 16,936 (2005)
Elevation of Beckley, West Virginia: 2416 feet
BECKLEY is located in RALEIGH county, West Virginia at latitude 37.779764 and longitude -81.183193 with an elevation of 2416 feet. The population of BECKLEY is 16,936 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -1.84% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of BECKLEY is 25801.

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Population 2005: 16,936
Population 2004: 17,027
Population 2003: 17,043
Population 2002: 17,127
Population 2001: 17,040
Population 2000: 17,254 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 18,296 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -1.84%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: -5.70%

Population (2000 Census): 17,254
Male: 7,775 (45.06%)
Female: 9,479 (54.94%)

Median age: 41.60 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 73.23%
Black or African American: 22.89%
Asian: 1.89%
Two or more races: 1.22%
Hispanic or Latino: 0.74%
Other race: 0.21%
American Indian: 0.14%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.02%

Housing Units: 8,731 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 9.2024 square miles

Most populous zip code: 25801



All zip codes:
25801, 25802
(zip codes with population are shown in bold)

Cities & Towns nearby Beckley

Mabscott, WV 1.6mi WSW
Macarthur, WV 2.2mi SW
Beaver, WV 3.2mi SE
Stanaford, WV 3.4mi NNE
Crab Orchard, WV 3.7mi SW
Glen Morgan, WV 3.9mi S
Prosperity, WV 4.1mi NNW
Daniels, WV 4.2mi SE
Eccles, WV 4.4mi W
Piney View, WV 5.2mi NNE

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Beckley-Oak Hill, WV Combined Statistical Area

Population: 120,142
Male: 57,548 (47.90%)
Female: 62,594 (52.10%)

Median age: 41.70 years

Races, 2005 Data:
White: 91.46%
Black or African American: 6.11%
Two or more races: 1.02%
Asian: 0.70%
Hispanic or Latino: 0.44%
American Indian: 0.30%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 6,940 (5.78%)
5 to 9 years: 6,186 (5.15%)
10 to 14 years: 8,467 (7.05%)
15 to 19 years: 6,176 (5.14%)
20 to 24 years: 8,052 (6.70%)
25 to 34 years: 14,533 (12.10%)
35 to 44 years: 15,655 (13.03%)
45 to 54 years: 20,177 (16.79%)
55 to 59 years: 9,994 (8.32%)
60 to 64 years: 5,275 (4.39%)
65 to 74 years: 9,711 (8.08%)
75 to 84 years: 6,751 (5.62%)
85 years and over: 2,225 (1.85%)

Median age: 41.70 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 94,470 (78.63%)
21 years and over: 90,597 (75.41%)
62 years and over: 21,835 (18.17%)
65 years and over: 18,687 (15.55%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 94,470 (78.63%)
Male: 44,624 (47.24% of this group)
Female: 49,846 (52.76% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 18,687 (15.55%)
Male: 7,663 (41.01% of this group)
Female: 11,024 (58.99% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 118,922 (98.98%)
Two or more Races: 1,220 (1.02%)
White: 109,879 (91.46%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 529 (0.44%)
Black or African American: 7,337 (6.11%)
Asian: 835 (0.70%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0 (0.00%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 359 (0.30%)
Some other race: 0 (0.00%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 529 (0.44%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 1,220 (1.02%)
Two races including Some other race: 296 (0.25%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 907 (0.75%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 120,142 (100.00%)
Householder: 53,387 (44.44%)
Spouse: 24,615 (20.49%)
Child: 32,774 (27.28%)
Other relatives: 5,732 (4.77%)
Nonrelatives: 3,634 (3.02%)
Unmarried partner: 1,355 (1.13%)
Total households: 51,775
Family households (families): 34,264 (66.18%)
With own children under 18 years: 14,294 (27.61%)
Married-couple families: 24,090 (46.53%)
With own children under 18 years: 8,749 (16.90%)
Male householder, no wife present: 2,678 (5.17%)
With own children under 18 years: 1,072 (2.07%)
Female householder, no husband present: 7,496 (14.48%)
With own children under 18 years: 4,473 (8.64%)
Nonfamily households: 17,511 (33.82%)
Householder living alone: 15,905 (30.72%)
65 years and over: 6,638 (12.82%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 15,692 (30.31%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 14,423 (27.86%)
Average household size : 2.32
Average family size: 2.88

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