War Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of War, WV

General War Information

State: West Virginia

County: McDowell County

Close cities: Bradshaw, WV, Caretta, WV, Davy, WV, Iaeger, WV, Hemphill, WV, Welch, WV, Kimball, WV, Gary, WV

War Population (census data)
Total 654 (-15.5% since 2000)
Male 303 (46.3%)
Female 351 (53.7%)

Population Density: 723 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.2 (US Avg is 100)

War Elevation: 1,400 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.91 square miles

Median Household Income: $20,734

Zip Codes: 24892.

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War Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.0%)
  • Black (4.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (28.3%)
  • Irish (7.1%)
  • German (6.5%)
  • Dutch (6.3%)
  • Italian (5.7%)
  • English (3.3%)

Local War Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Marshall University, Radford University

War School Information

High Schools
Big Creek High School (1 Owl's Nest Drive, War, WV, 24892 - McDowell County School District District)
Elementary Schools
War Elementary School (Main Street, Route 16, War, WV, 24892 - McDowell County School District District)

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