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Pleasant Valley, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasant Valley had a population of 3,346 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Valley is located at latitude 39.453 and longitude -80.1554 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasant Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Pleasant Valley (GNIS ID: 2390637) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pleasant Valley is located within Palatine District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Pleasant Valley, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,346
Population in Households 3,293
Population in Familes 2,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 1,036
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,483
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 898
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 495 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $133,649
Average Home Value $147,442


Median Household Income $43,808
Average Household Income $60,607
Per Capita Income $27,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.87%
Households 0.91% 0.81%
Families 0.51% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Pleasant Valley, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Valley to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 46 89th
Population Density1 # 149 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 150 64th
Median Household Income # 92 78th
Per Capita Income # 44 89th

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