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Man, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Man is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Logan County at latitude 37.7439 and longitude -81.8804. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 738 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Man, but most people and references simply refer to it as Man, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Man indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Man (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Man: Buffalo City.

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


Total Population 789
Population in Households 789
Population in Familes 661
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 720
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $116,102
Average Home Value $134,910


Median Household Income $51,257
Average Household Income $58,322
Per Capita Income $23,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 0.3%
Households 1.07% 0.35%
Families 2.16% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.


Man, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Man 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 # 183 55th
Population Density1 # 211 48th
Diversity Index2 # 134 67th
Median Household Income # 40 90th
Per Capita Income # 89 78th

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