The Alum Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 1,873 as of July 1, 2016. Alum Creek ranks in the lower 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 Alum Creek is located at latitude 38.2945 and longitude -81.839 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Alum Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 620 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Alum Creek Census Designated Place are located in Kanawha County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lincoln County.
The Alum Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alum Creek 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 Alum Creek: Rome.
|Population in Households||1,873|
|Population in Familes||1,586|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||801 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||607 (75.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||141 (17.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||53 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$101,336|
|Average Home Value||$128,418|
|Median Household Income||$45,040|
|Average Household Income||$58,229|
|Per Capita Income||$23,346|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.22%|
|Per Capita Income||0.85%|
The table below compares Alum Creek 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.
|Total Population||# 86||79th|
|Population Density1||# 367||10th|
|Diversity Index2||# 267||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 77||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 107||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.