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Oak Hill, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Hill had a population of 8,065 as of July 1, 2017. Oak Hill 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 Oak Hill is located at latitude 37.9903 and longitude -81.1464 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The City of Oak Hill (GNIS ID: 2390630) 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 City of Oak Hill is located within Plateau District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oak Hill 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 Oak Hill: Oakhill.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,065
Daytime Population: Workers 2,756
Daytime Population: Residents 5,297
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,053
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 7,932
Population in Familes 6,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 1,424
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,246
Average Household Income $45,406
Per Capita Income $19,876

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,264 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,247 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $84,882
Average Home Value $103,611
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,511
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,153
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% -0.02%
Households 0.19% -0.09%
Families 0.17% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Oak Hill, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Hill 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 # 20 95th
Population Density # 101 75th
Diversity Index # 88 79th
Median Household Income # 284 30th
Per Capita Income # 279 31st

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