Spelter, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Spelter, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Spelter Census Designated Place had a population of 339 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Spelter is located at latitude 39.3432 and longitude -80.3164 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Spelter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The Spelter Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spelter 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 Spelter: Zeising.

Spelter Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 339
Population in Households 339
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 685
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $91,111
Average Home Value $105,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,306
Average Household Income $48,014
Per Capita Income $19,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.18%
Households -0.27% -0.14%
Families -0.2% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.

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Spelter, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spelter 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 # 290 28th
Population Density1 # 216 46th
Diversity Index2 # 239 42nd
Median Household Income # 190 53rd
Per Capita Income # 244 39th

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