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Kimball, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Kimball is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Kimball.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McDowell County at latitude 37.4257 and longitude -81.5068. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,509 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Kimball (see map) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kimball: Bigfour.

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


Total Population 189
Population in Households 179
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 747
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (43.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $85,965


Median Household Income $26,923
Average Household Income $43,918
Per Capita Income $18,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.75%
Households -0.3% -0.79%
Families -1.87% -1.28%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Kimball, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kimball 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 # 354 12th
Population Density1 # 204 49th
Diversity Index2 # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 360 10th
Per Capita Income # 266 34th

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