Gallipolis Ferry, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Gallipolis Ferry Census Designated Place had a population of 856 as of July 1, 2015. Gallipolis Ferry ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gallipolis Ferry is located at latitude 38.7745 and longitude -82.204 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the Gallipolis Ferry Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Gallipolis Ferry 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 Gallipolis Ferry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Gallipolis Ferry Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 856
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 713
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $91,042
Average Home Value $118,900
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,472
Average Household Income $46,337
Per Capita Income $19,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.51%
Households 1.07% 0.59%
Families 0.99% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

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Gallipolis Ferry, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gallipolis Ferry 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 # 171 58th
Population Density1 # 307 24th
Diversity Index2 # 254 38th
Median Household Income # 280 30th
Per Capita Income # 240 40th

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