Galloway, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galloway, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Galloway Census Designated Place had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2015. Galloway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galloway is located at latitude 39.2339 and longitude -80.1277 in Barbour County. The formal boundaries for the Galloway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barbour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The Galloway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586808) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galloway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Galloway, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 144
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 230
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $111,429


Median Household Income $41,482
Average Household Income $49,674
Per Capita Income $19,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.28%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families -0.51% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.07%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

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Galloway, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galloway to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 373 7th
Population Density1 # 357 11th
Diversity Index2 # 292 27th
Median Household Income # 110 73rd
Per Capita Income # 235 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.