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Jane Lew, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Town of Jane Lew had a population of 372 as of July 1, 2017. Jane Lew ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jane Lew is located at latitude 39.1108 and longitude -80.408 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jane Lew (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The Town of Jane Lew (GNIS ID: 2391244) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Jane Lew is located within Hackers Creek-Skin Creek District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lewis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jane Lew population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jane Lew: Hackersville, Janelew, McWhorters Mill, McWhorter's Mill, McWhorters Mills, McWhorter's Mills, Wests Fort.

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Jane Lew, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 372
Daytime Population: Workers 301
Daytime Population: Residents 197
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 498
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 360
Population in Familes 288
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,559
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $39,549
Average Household Income $57,637
Per Capita Income $24,000


Total Housing Units 213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $122,222
Average Home Value $152,917


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.3% -0.82%
Households -1.33% -0.8%
Families 0.73% -1.23%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Jane Lew, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jane Lew to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 278 32nd
Population Density # 92 78th
Diversity Index # 294 27th
Median Household Income # 189 54th
Per Capita Income # 111 73rd

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