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Montgomery, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Montgomery had a population of 1,617 as of July 1, 2015. Montgomery ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Montgomery is located at latitude 38.1734 and longitude -81.3199 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montgomery (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Montgomery are located in Kanawha County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Putnam County.

The City of Montgomery (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montgomery population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Montgomery: Coal Valley, Coal Valley City, Montgomery's Ferry, Montgomerys Landing, Montgomery's Landing.

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Montgomery, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,617
Population in Households 1,250
Population in Familes 847
Population in Group Qrtrs 367
Population Density1 1,031
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 638
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (36.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $81,579
Average Home Value $100,911


Median Household Income $25,057
Average Household Income $39,062
Per Capita Income $16,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.2%
Households -0.21% -0.22%
Families 1.11% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

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Montgomery, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 98 76th
Population Density1 # 152 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 19 96th
Median Household Income # 385 4th
Per Capita Income # 348 13th

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