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Barboursville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Village of Barboursville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cabell County at latitude 38.406 and longitude -82.2964. Cabell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Barboursville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Barboursville, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Barboursville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Barboursville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Village of Barboursville, WV Boundary Map


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


Total Population 4,077
Population in Households 3,718
Population in Familes 2,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 359
Population Density1 996
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,596
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 965
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 930 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 666 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $131,115
Average Home Value $169,316


Median Household Income $49,049
Average Household Income $71,445
Per Capita Income $30,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 0.54%
Households 1.03% 0.74%
Families 1.55% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.


Barboursville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barboursville 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 # 35 92nd
Population Density1 # 155 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 115 71st
Median Household Income # 54 87th
Per Capita Income # 20 95th

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