Rand is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rand Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kanawha County at latitude 38.2826 and longitude -81.5623. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Rand Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rand: Levi, Plus.Photos of the local Rand, WV area
|Population in Households||1,642|
|Population in Familes||1,247|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||796 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||406 (51.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||320 (40.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||70 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,675|
|Average Home Value||$91,089|
|Median Household Income||$29,889|
|Average Household Income||$38,576|
|Per Capita Income||$17,259|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.4%|
|Per Capita Income||2.0%|
The table below compares Rand 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.
|Total Population||# 98||76th|
|Population Density1||# 4||99th|
|Diversity Index2||# 5||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 316||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 329||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.