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Galloway, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Galloway Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Barbour County at latitude 39.2339 and longitude -80.1277. Barbour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The formal official name is the Galloway Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Galloway, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Galloway indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Galloway Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map


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Galloway, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 130
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 207
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $95,455
Average Home Value $113,281


Median Household Income $31,598
Average Household Income $44,470
Per Capita Income $17,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.22% -1.42%
Households -1.9% -1.31%
Families -2.58% -1.83%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 377 6th
Population Density1 # 361 10th
Diversity Index2 # 308 23rd
Median Household Income # 293 27th
Per Capita Income # 319 21st

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