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West Milford, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of West Milford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harrison County at latitude 39.2044 and longitude -80.4034. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of West Milford, but most people and references simply refer to it as West Milford, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for West Milford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Milford: Milford.

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West Milford, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 616
Population in Households 614
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,159
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $98,438
Average Home Value $102,442


Median Household Income $33,896
Average Household Income $50,970
Per Capita Income $20,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.53% -0.43%
Households -0.36% -0.39%
Families 1.03% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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, 2014 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 # 212 47th
Population Density1 # 133 67th
Diversity Index2 # 171 57th
Median Household Income # 261 35th
Per Capita Income # 197 51st

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