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Racine, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Racine Census Designated Place had a population of 244 as of July 1, 2016. Racine ranks in the lower 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 Racine is located at latitude 38.1397 and longitude -81.6535 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Racine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Racine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586871) 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 Racine Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Racine 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 Racine: Mouth of Short Creek.

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


Total Population 244
Population in Households 244
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 510
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $72,500
Average Home Value $95,238


Median Household Income $45,952
Average Household Income $56,192
Per Capita Income $21,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.77% -0.58%
Households -0.89% -0.58%
Families 0.89% -0.82%
Median Household Income   -0.78%
Per Capita Income   0.54%
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.

Racine, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Racine 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 # 327 20th
Population Density1 # 262 36th
Diversity Index2 # 389 4th
Median Household Income # 72 82nd
Per Capita Income # 149 63rd

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