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Lewisburg, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Lewisburg had a population of 4,264 as of July 1, 2016. Lewisburg ranks in 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 Lewisburg is located at latitude 37.8094 and longitude -80.4326 in Greenbrier County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lewisburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greenbrier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,080 feet.

The City of Lewisburg (GNIS ID: 2390610) 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 Lewisburg is located within Central District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greenbrier County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewisburg 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 Lewisburg: Big Levels, Camp Union, Fort Savannah, Fort Union, Lewisburgh, Savannah, The Savannah.

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


Total Population 4,264
Population in Households 4,222
Population in Familes 3,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 1,121
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 2,089
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,162
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,239 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 851 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $219,976
Average Home Value $240,759


Median Household Income $47,199
Average Household Income $69,256
Per Capita Income $33,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 0.97%
Households 1.6% 0.97%
Families 2.61% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Lewisburg, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewisburg 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 # 34 92nd
Population Density1 # 136 67th
Diversity Index2 # 67 84th
Median Household Income # 66 84th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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