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Powellton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Powellton Census Designated Place had a population of 608 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Powellton Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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Powellton, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 608
Population in Households 608
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $97,015
Average Home Value $126,804
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,430
Average Household Income $50,445
Per Capita Income $20,012
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.26%
Households -0.08% -0.17%
Families -0.11% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
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.

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Powellton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powellton 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 211 48th
Population Density1 # 385 4th
Diversity Index2 # 65 84th
Median Household Income # 149 63rd
Per Capita Income # 215 47th

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