The Mount Carbon Census Designated Place had a population of 420 as of July 1, 2015. Mount Carbon ranks in the upper 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 Mount Carbon is located at latitude 38.1437 and longitude -81.2889 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Carbon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.
The Mount Carbon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586856) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Carbon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Carbon: Adena Village, Mount Gordon.
|Population in Households||420|
|Population in Familes||358|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||179 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||138 (77.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||34 (19.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,875|
|Average Home Value||$127,536|
|Median Household Income||$40,312|
|Average Household Income||$50,907|
|Per Capita Income||$19,908|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.69%|
|Per Capita Income||2.78%|
The table below compares Mount Carbon to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 264||34th|
|Population Density1||# 17||96th|
|Diversity Index2||# 75||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 131||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 225||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.