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Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Gallipolis Ferry is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gallipolis Ferry Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mason County at latitude 38.7706 and longitude -82.1988. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Gallipolis Ferry Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles.

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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, 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 # 181 55th
Population Density1 # 313 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 270 31st
Median Household Income # 185 54th
Per Capita Income # 180 55th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 803
Population in Households 803
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $92,290
Average Home Value $119,455
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,992
Average Household Income $48,641
Per Capita Income $20,723
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.41% -0.4%
Households -0.14% -0.29%
Families -0.29% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 1,306 West Virginia cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 38,706 West Virginia Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: October 5, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps for 132 West Virginia public schools are updated four times per year. Last Update: October 6, 2014.