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Paden City is a city in Wetzel County. (The community straddles Wetzel and Tyler counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Obediah Paden, settler
The latitude of Paden City is 39.602N. The longitude is -80.936W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,771.
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24% of Paden City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paden City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paden City was $19,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Paden City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Paden City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $649.
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Wetzel County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Paden City political report.
The average commute time for Paden City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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