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Salt Rock, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Salt Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 392 as of July 1, 2016. Salt Rock ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Salt Rock is located at latitude 38.3301 and longitude -82.2127 in Cabell County. The formal boundaries for the Salt Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Cabell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Salt Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586878) 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 Salt Rock Census Designated Place is located within District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cabell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salt Rock 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 Salt Rock: Saltrock.

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Salt Rock Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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


Total Population 392
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 342
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 128
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $125,625
Average Home Value $138,321


Median Household Income $49,525
Average Household Income $60,269
Per Capita Income $23,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.15%
Households 0.2% 0.12%
Families 0.95% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Salt Rock, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salt Rock 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 # 276 32nd
Population Density1 # 381 6th
Diversity Index2 # 338 16th
Median Household Income # 55 87th
Per Capita Income # 113 72nd

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