Falling Spring, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Falling Spring, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Falling Spring had a population of 214 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Falling Spring is located at latitude 37.9924 and longitude -80.357 in Greenbrier County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Falling Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greenbrier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,926 feet.

The Town of Falling Spring (GNIS ID: 2390175) 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 Town of Falling Spring is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greenbrier County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Falling Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Falling Spring: Falling Springs, Renick, Renick Station.

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


Total Population 214
Population in Households 211
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 416
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $114,706
Average Home Value $142,045


Median Household Income $37,987
Average Household Income $47,206
Per Capita Income $20,392
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.09%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families -1.64% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.82%
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.

Falling Spring, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falling Spring 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 # 344 15th
Population Density1 # 294 28th
Diversity Index2 # 153 62nd
Median Household Income # 189 54th
Per Capita Income # 226 44th

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