There were 260 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.65.
In the city the population was spread out with 17.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 80.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $42,639. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,469. About 17.1% of families and 24.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.9% of those under age 18 and 33.8% of those age 65 or over.
Postmaster all fired up to get Coal Run post office reopened: Since March blaze, hamlet's residents have driven miles away to pick up mail.
Sep 03, 2006; Byline: Mary Beth Lane Sep. 3--Coal Run has had a post office for nearly 200 years and, thanks to a stubborn community that would...