Falling Waters, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Falling Waters, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Falling Waters Census Designated Place had a population of 1,213 as of July 1, 2015. Falling Waters ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Falling Waters is located at latitude 39.5638 and longitude -77.8875 in Berkeley County. The formal boundaries for the Falling Waters Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 394 feet.

The Falling Waters Census Designated Place 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 Falling Waters population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Falling Waters: Fallingwater.

Falling Waters Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,213
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 970
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 974
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 326
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $182,283
Average Home Value $196,531
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,732
Average Household Income $72,776
Per Capita Income $28,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 6.4% 4.64%
Households 6.61% 4.8%
Families 6.69% 4.69%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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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Falling Waters, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falling Waters 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 # 138 66th
Population Density1 # 167 59th
Diversity Index2 # 29 93rd
Median Household Income # 19 96th
Per Capita Income # 32 92nd

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