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Sutton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Sutton had a population of 927 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Sutton is located at latitude 38.6678 and longitude -80.7134 in Braxton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sutton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Braxton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Town of Sutton (GNIS ID: 2391435) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sutton is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Braxton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sutton 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 Sutton: Braxton Court House, Fultonsville, Newville, Suttonsville, Suttonville.

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Town of Sutton, WV Boundary Map

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


Total Population 927
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,194
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 426
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $78,829
Average Home Value $85,887


Median Household Income $35,771
Average Household Income $43,302
Per Capita Income $19,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.32% -0.81%
Households -1.12% -0.76%
Families -0.14% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


Sutton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutton 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 # 163 60th
Population Density1 # 128 68th
Diversity Index2 # 174 57th
Median Household Income # 242 40th
Per Capita Income # 256 36th

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