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West Milford, West Virginia - Basic Facts

West Milford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of West Milford.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harrison County at latitude 39.2009 and longitude -80.4043. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of West Milford (see map) 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 - 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.

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

POPULATION

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

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

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

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.

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