Big Chimney is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Big Chimney Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kanawha County at latitude 38.4057 and longitude -81.5357. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 646 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Big Chimney Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Chimney: Clyde.Photos of the local Big Chimney, WV area
|Population in Households||617|
|Population in Familes||496|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||303 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||200 (66.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||85 (28.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||18 ( 5.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$144,792|
|Average Home Value||$179,625|
|Median Household Income||$48,527|
|Average Household Income||$64,108|
|Per Capita Income||$28,644|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.54%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
The table below compares Big Chimney 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.
|Total Population||# 208||48th|
|Population Density1||# 326||19th|
|Diversity Index2||# 363||9th|
|Median Household Income||# 56||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 27||94th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.