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Cedar Grove, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Grove had a population of 916 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cedar Grove is located at latitude 38.2224 and longitude -81.4379 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cedar Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Town of Cedar Grove (GNIS ID: 2390774) 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 Town of Cedar Grove is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cedar Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cedar Grove: Boat Yards, Cedargrove.

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Cedar Grove, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 916
Daytime Population: Workers 188
Daytime Population: Residents 569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 757
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 907
Population in Familes 749
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,278
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $44,377
Average Household Income $50,749
Per Capita Income $20,492


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $70,739
Average Home Value $82,072


Total Households 368
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.16% -1.05%
Households -1.14% -1.0%
Families -1.29% -1.05%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Cedar Grove, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar Grove to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 165 60th
Population Density # 116 72nd
Diversity Index # 247 40th
Median Household Income # 100 76th
Per Capita Income # 258 37th

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