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Ronceverte, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Ronceverte is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greenbrier County at latitude 37.7512 and longitude -80.4698. Greenbrier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,676 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ronceverte, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ronceverte, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ronceverte indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ronceverte (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ronceverte: Edgars Mill, Green Briar, Saint Lawrence Ford.

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Ronceverte, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,855
Population in Households 1,771
Population in Familes 1,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,092
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 800
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 484
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $84,239
Average Home Value $93,738


Median Household Income $36,269
Average Household Income $45,998
Per Capita Income $20,149
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.18% 0.83%
Households 1.43% 0.93%
Families 1.94% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.99%
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.


Ronceverte, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ronceverte to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 87 79th
Population Density1 # 140 65th
Diversity Index2 # 64 84th
Median Household Income # 207 49th
Per Capita Income # 209 48th

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