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Rand, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rand Census Designated Place had a population of 1,760 as of July 1, 2015. Rand 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 Rand is located at latitude 38.2816 and longitude -81.5654 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Rand Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Rand Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rand 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 Rand: Levi, Plus.

Rand Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,760
Population in Households 1,756
Population in Familes 1,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 3,816
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 778
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 431 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 347 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $88,789
Average Home Value $100,465
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,422
Average Household Income $40,372
Per Capita Income $18,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 0.87%
Households 1.65% 0.93%
Families 1.38% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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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Rand, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rand 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 # 96 76th
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 248 38th
Per Capita Income # 308 23rd

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