Cedar Grove, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cedar Grove, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Grove had a population of 969 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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

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


Total Population 969
Population in Households 960
Population in Familes 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,352
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 390
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $63,506
Average Home Value $76,604


Median Household Income $42,379
Average Household Income $48,277
Per Capita Income $19,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.4%
Households -0.4% -0.36%
Families -0.52% -0.52%
Median Household Income   -2.0%
Per Capita Income   0.07%
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.

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, 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 # 160 61st
Population Density1 # 111 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 252 39th
Median Household Income # 103 75th
Per Capita Income # 261 36th

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