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Ravenswood, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Ravenswood had a population of 4,038 as of July 1, 2016. Ravenswood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ravenswood is located at latitude 38.9563 and longitude -81.762 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ravenswood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Ravenswood (GNIS ID: 2390641) 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 City of Ravenswood is located within Northern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ravenswood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ravenswood: Ravensworth.

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Ravenswood, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,038
Population in Households 3,979
Population in Familes 3,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 2,222
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,715
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,088
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,057 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 658 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $111,927
Average Home Value $117,769


Median Household Income $34,024
Average Household Income $46,581
Per Capita Income $20,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.48%
Households 0.55% 0.43%
Families 0.4% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.77%
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.

Ravenswood, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ravenswood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 39 91st
Population Density1 # 33 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 149 63rd
Median Household Income # 272 33rd
Per Capita Income # 243 40th

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