WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Century, WV

Century, WV is located in Upshur County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Century is about 97 with about 284 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 19,701.

The Average Home Value is $129,700.00, which is roughly 33% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $41,981.00, which is roughly 12% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Century is about 54.1%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Upshur County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 70.97% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.03%
Democratic: 22.07%
Libertarian: 1.63%
Green: 0.26%


Nearby Locations

Adrian, WV (6.26 mi.)
Horner, WV (7.45 mi.)
Ellamore, WV (7.90 mi.)
Volga, WV (8.02 mi.)
French Creek, WV (9.78 mi.)
Alexander, WV (9.78 mi.)
Tallmansville, WV (11.02 mi.)
Cleveland, WV (11.88 mi.)
Rock Cave, WV (11.88 mi.)
Coalton, WV (13.20 mi.)
Valley Chapel, WV (13.43 mi.)
Weston, WV (13.43 mi.)
Crawford, WV (13.80 mi.)
Jane Lew, WV (14.57 mi.)
Kincheloe, WV (14.57 mi.)
Mount Clare, WV (15.08 mi.)
Craigmoore, WV (15.08 mi.)
Philippi, WV (15.22 mi.)
McWhorter, WV (15.54 mi.)
Lost Creek, WV (15.54 mi.)
Belington, WV (15.55 mi.)
Mabie, WV (15.61 mi.)
Kanawha Head, WV (17.14 mi.)
Walkersville, WV (17.63 mi.)
Roanoke, WV (17.63 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26201
Latitude : 38.997463
Longitude : -80.194018
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1540 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.37
Male Population Estimate : 48.70%
Female Population Estimate : 51.30%
Median Age : 40.6
Male Median Age : 39.7
Female Median Age : 41.5

White Population Estimate : 98.46%
Black Population Estimate : 1.17%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.23%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.53%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.64%
Other Population Estimate : 0.26%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Century specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Upshur County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Upshur County: About 57 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Upshur County is about 80% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.