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Hooverson Heights, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Hooverson Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,694 as of July 1, 2016. Hooverson Heights 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 Hooverson Heights is located at latitude 40.315 and longitude -80.5811 in Brooke County. The formal boundaries for the Hooverson Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Brooke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Hooverson Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389949) 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 Hooverson Heights Census Designated Place is located within Follansbee District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Brooke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hooverson Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,694
Population in Households 2,564
Population in Familes 2,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,084
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 746
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 840 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $82,500
Average Home Value $99,226


Median Household Income $44,892
Average Household Income $51,935
Per Capita Income $21,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.1%
Households 0.73% 0.17%
Families 0.57% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Hooverson Heights, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hooverson Heights 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 # 62 85th
Population Density1 # 129 68th
Diversity Index2 # 311 24th
Median Household Income # 80 80th
Per Capita Income # 165 60th

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