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Charlton Heights, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Charlton Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 405 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Charlton Heights is located at latitude 38.1265 and longitude -81.2351 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Charlton Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Charlton Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586780) 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 Charlton Heights Census Designated Place is located within Valley District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Charlton Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Charlton Heights, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 405
Population in Households 405
Population in Familes 318
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 978
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $60,811
Average Home Value $76,818


Median Household Income $37,386
Average Household Income $48,343
Per Capita Income $21,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.1%
Households 0.1% -0.12%
Families -3.12% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.72%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
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.

Charlton Heights, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlton Heights 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 # 271 33rd
Population Density1 # 158 61st
Diversity Index2 # 185 54th
Median Household Income # 197 52nd
Per Capita Income # 164 60th

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