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Berwind, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Berwind Census Designated Place had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Berwind is located at latitude 37.2604 and longitude -81.6558 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Berwind Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,470 feet.

The Berwind Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586762) 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.

The Berwind Census Designated Place is located within Big Creek District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berwind population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Berwind Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 949
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $121,563


Median Household Income $38,535
Average Household Income $50,812
Per Capita Income $21,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.18%
Families -0.73% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.75%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Berwind, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berwind 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 # 318 21st
Population Density1 # 172 57th
Diversity Index2 # 114 73rd
Median Household Income # 167 59th
Per Capita Income # 127 69th

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