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Rupert, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Rupert had a population of 988 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rupert is located at latitude 37.9648 and longitude -80.6868 in Greenbrier County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rupert (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greenbrier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,441 feet.

The Town of Rupert (GNIS ID: 2391398) 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 Rupert is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greenbrier County.

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

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


Total Population 988
Population in Households 988
Population in Familes 733
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,288
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 542 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $73,214
Average Home Value $79,545


Median Household Income $30,542
Average Household Income $41,525
Per Capita Income $19,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.6%
Households 0.8% 0.65%
Families 0.13% 0.49%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Rupert, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rupert 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 # 156 62nd
Population Density1 # 121 70th
Diversity Index2 # 289 29th
Median Household Income # 316 22nd
Per Capita Income # 278 32nd

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