Fort Ashby is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fort Ashby Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mineral County at latitude 39.5031 and longitude -78.7686. Mineral County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 604 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Fort Ashby Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Ashby: Alaska, Frankford, Frankfort, Pattersons Creek.Photos of the local Fort Ashby, WV area
|Population in Households||1,397|
|Population in Familes||1,122|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||665 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||460 (69.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||163 (24.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||42 ( 6.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$137,037|
|Average Home Value||$155,543|
|Median Household Income||$50,398|
|Average Household Income||$63,909|
|Per Capita Income||$28,500|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
The table below compares Fort Ashby 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.
|Total Population||# 119||71st|
|Population Density1||# 296||26th|
|Diversity Index2||# 362||9th|
|Median Household Income||# 49||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 29||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.