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Berwind, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in McDowell County at latitude 37.2687 and longitude -81.6668. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,470 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Berwind Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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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, 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 # 316 21st
Population Density1 # 166 59th
Diversity Index2 # 117 71st
Median Household Income # 400 0th
Per Capita Income # 393 2nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 949
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $97,222
Average Home Value $121,605
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $18,941
Average Household Income $31,003
Per Capita Income $13,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.67%
Households 0.0% -0.53%
Families -0.9% -0.79%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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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