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Boomer, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Boomer Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fayette County at latitude 38.1486 and longitude -81.2751. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The formal official name is the Boomer Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Boomer, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Boomer indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Boomer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Boomer Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map


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


Total Population 617
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 446
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $140,072


Median Household Income $50,170
Average Household Income $53,312
Per Capita Income $24,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% -0.03%
Households 0.25% 0.07%
Families 0.77% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.61%
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.


Boomer, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boomer 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 # 209 48th
Population Density1 # 273 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 46 89th
Median Household Income # 51 88th
Per Capita Income # 73 82nd

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