Glenville, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Glenville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Glenville had a population of 1,595 as of July 1, 2015. Glenville 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 Glenville is located at latitude 38.9402 and longitude -80.8333 in Gilmer County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Glenville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Gilmer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

The Town of Glenville (GNIS ID: 2390210) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glenville 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 Glenville: Hartford, Stewarts Creek, The Ford.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,595
Population in Households 1,318
Population in Familes 892
Population in Group Qrtrs 277
Population Density1 1,600
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 566
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 290
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $78,401
Average Home Value $85,536
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,932
Average Household Income $44,573
Per Capita Income $17,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.4%
Households 0.9% 0.46%
Families 2.87% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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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Glenville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenville 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 # 101 75th
Population Density1 # 91 78th
Diversity Index2 # 52 87th
Median Household Income # 318 21st
Per Capita Income # 328 18th

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