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Cross Lanes, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Cross Lanes Census Designated Place had a population of 10,015 as of July 1, 2016. Cross Lanes ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cross Lanes is located at latitude 38.4398 and longitude -81.7739 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Cross Lanes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Cross Lanes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389377) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Cross Lanes Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Lanes 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 Cross Lanes: Crosslanes, Fry.

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


Total Population 10,015
Population in Households 10,003
Population in Familes 7,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,570
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 4,359
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,834
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,936 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,423 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 304 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $134,742
Average Home Value $148,288


Median Household Income $50,997
Average Household Income $63,716
Per Capita Income $27,306
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.09%
Households 0.17% -0.06%
Families 0.27% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Cross Lanes, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Lanes 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 # 16 96th
Population Density1 # 94 77th
Diversity Index2 # 56 86th
Median Household Income # 47 89th
Per Capita Income # 41 90th

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