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Jane Lew, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Jane Lew had a population of 401 as of July 1, 2018. Jane Lew ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 401
Population in Households 389
Population in Familes 311
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,681
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $42,768
Average Household Income $65,103
Per Capita Income $26,666


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $125,568
Average Home Value $162,782


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.25%
Households -0.38% -0.43%
Families 1.45% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

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, 2018 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 # 271 33rd
Population Density # 76 81st
Diversity Index # 327 19th
Median Household Income # 135 67th
Per Capita Income # 76 81st

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