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Anawalt, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Anawalt is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McDowell County at latitude 37.3365 and longitude -81.4406. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Anawalt, but most people and references simply refer to it as Anawalt, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Anawalt indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Anawalt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anawalt: Jeanette.

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


Total Population 224
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 182
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 389
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (34.5%)
Median Home Value $89,655
Average Home Value $101,014


Median Household Income $29,614
Average Household Income $42,053
Per Capita Income $17,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.63%
Households 0.0% -0.44%
Families -0.38% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.


Anawalt, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anawalt 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 # 338 16th
Population Density1 # 300 25th
Diversity Index2 # 30 93rd
Median Household Income # 320 20th
Per Capita Income # 312 22nd

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