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Capon Bridge, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Capon Bridge had a population of 386 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Capon Bridge is located at latitude 39.302 and longitude -78.4328 in Hampshire County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Capon Bridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hampshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Town of Capon Bridge (GNIS ID: 2390769) 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 Capon Bridge is located within Bloomery District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hampshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Capon Bridge 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 Capon Bridge: Cacapon, The Ferry.

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


Total Population 386
Population in Households 381
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 576
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $177,381
Average Home Value $200,360


Median Household Income $28,292
Average Household Income $41,666
Per Capita Income $17,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 0.87%
Households 1.38% 1.04%
Families 2.64% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Capon Bridge, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capon Bridge 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 # 277 32nd
Population Density1 # 243 40th
Diversity Index2 # 107 74th
Median Household Income # 365 10th
Per Capita Income # 342 16th

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