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Century, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Century Census Designated Place had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Century is located at latitude 39.1003 and longitude -80.1881 in Barbour County. The formal boundaries for the Century Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barbour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The Century Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586779) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Century Census Designated Place is located within West District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barbour County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Century population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Century: Big Run, Century No. 1.

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Century, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 118
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 898
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $121,341


Median Household Income $38,628
Average Household Income $49,128
Per Capita Income $21,086
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.34%
Households 0.34% 0.42%
Families 0.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.36%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Century, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Century to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 382 6th
Population Density1 # 178 56th
Diversity Index2 # 249 38th
Median Household Income # 176 57th
Per Capita Income # 195 52nd

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