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Powellton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Powellton Census Designated Place had a population of 617 as of July 1, 2016. Powellton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Powellton is located at latitude 38.0941 and longitude -81.322 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Powellton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Powellton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389704) 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 Powellton Census Designated Place is located within Valley District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powellton 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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Powellton Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 617
Population in Households 617
Population in Familes 522
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 283 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $45,602
Average Home Value $74,619
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,284
Average Household Income $48,782
Per Capita Income $19,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.1%
Households 0.07% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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.

Powellton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powellton 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 # 213 48th
Population Density1 # 387 5th
Diversity Index2 # 72 83rd
Median Household Income # 166 59th
Per Capita Income # 276 32nd

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