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Wardensville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Wardensville had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wardensville is located at latitude 39.0788 and longitude -78.5903 in Hardy County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wardensville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardy County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Town of Wardensville (GNIS ID: 2391468) 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 Wardensville is located within Capon District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardy County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wardensville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wardensville: Trout Run.

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Wardensville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 283
Population in Households 279
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 872
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $151,563
Average Home Value $155,476


Median Household Income $38,624
Average Household Income $49,918
Per Capita Income $21,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.77%
Households 0.89% 0.89%
Families 5.1% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Wardensville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wardensville to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 312 22nd
Population Density1 # 184 54th
Diversity Index2 # 295 27th
Median Household Income # 162 60th
Per Capita Income # 162 60th

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