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West Milford, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of West Milford had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for West Milford is located at latitude 39.2044 and longitude -80.4034 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Milford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Town of West Milford (GNIS ID: 2391479) 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 West Milford is located within Southwest District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Milford 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 West Milford: Milford.

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


Total Population 618
Population in Households 616
Population in Familes 522
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,163
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $113,362
Average Home Value $141,860


Median Household Income $33,849
Average Household Income $53,828
Per Capita Income $21,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.26%
Households -0.22% -0.23%
Families 0.93% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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.


West Milford, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Milford 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 # 208 48th
Population Density1 # 133 67th
Diversity Index2 # 164 59th
Median Household Income # 275 32nd
Per Capita Income # 152 62nd

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