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Ansted, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Ansted had a population of 1,394 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ansted is located at latitude 38.1354 and longitude -81.1035 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ansted (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,319 feet.

The Town of Ansted (GNIS ID: 2390705) 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 Ansted is located within New Haven District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ansted: New Haven, Woodville.

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


Total Population 1,394
Population in Households 1,371
Population in Familes 1,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 840
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 581
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $94,021


Median Household Income $35,934
Average Household Income $47,455
Per Capita Income $19,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.25%
Households -0.19% -0.35%
Families 0.17% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

Ansted, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ansted 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 # 119 71st
Population Density1 # 185 55th
Diversity Index2 # 237 41st
Median Household Income # 263 35th
Per Capita Income # 284 30th

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