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War is a city in McDowell County.
The community was named for War Creek
The latitude of War is 37.301N. The longitude is -81.691W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,342 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 719.
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9% of War residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the War ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in War was $9,285, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of War residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in War, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $191. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $442.
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McDowell County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our War political report.
The average commute time for War workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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