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Grantsville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Grantsville had a population of 560 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Grantsville is located at latitude 38.9207 and longitude -81.0935 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grantsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Grantsville (GNIS ID: 2390216) 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 Grantsville is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grantsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Grantsville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 560
Daytime Population: Workers 712
Daytime Population: Residents 385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,097
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.96
Population in Households 551
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,287
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $28,408
Average Household Income $44,590
Per Capita Income $20,559


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $70,635
Average Home Value $95,080


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% -0.43%
Households 0.05% -0.31%
Families 1.41% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Grantsville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grantsville to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 228 44th
Population Density # 114 72nd
Diversity Index # 287 29th
Median Household Income # 371 9th
Per Capita Income # 257 37th

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