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Omar, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Omar Census Designated Place had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Omar is located at latitude 37.7576 and longitude -81.998 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Omar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The Omar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586861) 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.

The Omar Census Designated Place is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Omar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Omar, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 508
Daytime Population: Workers 101
Daytime Population: Residents 353
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 451
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,167
Average Household Income $48,948
Per Capita Income $18,741


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $77,119
Average Home Value $101,182


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.14% -1.25%
Households -1.23% -1.29%
Families -1.99% -1.47%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Omar, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Omar to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 243 40th
Population Density # 275 32nd
Diversity Index # 160 61st
Median Household Income # 212 48th
Per Capita Income # 326 20th

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