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Elkview, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Elkview is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Elkview Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kanawha County at latitude 38.4429 and longitude -81.4804. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Elkview Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkview: Elk View.

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Elkview, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkview 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 139 66th
Population Density1 # 209 48th
Diversity Index2 # 370 8th
Median Household Income # 71 83rd
Per Capita Income # 81 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Elkview, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,213
Population in Households 1,213
Population in Familes 986
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 722
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 526
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $125,840
Average Home Value $139,810
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,370
Average Household Income $56,257
Per Capita Income $24,210
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.15%
Households -0.04% -0.11%
Families 0.53% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Information Updates

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