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Inwood, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Inwood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berkeley County at latitude 39.3538 and longitude -78.0552. Berkeley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Inwood 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 Inwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,185
Population in Households 3,185
Population in Familes 2,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,116
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,150
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 816
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $152,914
Average Home Value $157,919


Median Household Income $57,027
Average Household Income $70,328
Per Capita Income $26,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.79% 1.86%
Households 1.71% 1.8%
Families 0.79% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Inwood, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inwood 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 # 50 88th
Population Density1 # 138 66th
Diversity Index2 # 34 92nd
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 53 87th

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