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Apple Grove, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Apple Grove Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mason County at latitude 38.6666 and longitude -82.1717. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 591 feet.

The formal official name is the Apple Grove Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Apple Grove, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Apple Grove indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Apple Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 202
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $94,792
Average Home Value $103,689


Median Household Income $27,963
Average Household Income $39,496
Per Capita Income $15,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.3%
Households 0.0% -0.48%
Families -0.78% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Apple Grove, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Apple Grove 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 # 348 13th
Population Density1 # 391 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 374 7th
Median Household Income # 346 14th
Per Capita Income # 361 10th

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