Kermit, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kermit, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Kermit had a population of 393 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Kermit is located at latitude 37.8425 and longitude -82.4086 in Mingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kermit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mingo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Town of Kermit (GNIS ID: 2391254) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kermit: East Warfield, Lower Burning Creek, Warfield.

Town of Kermit, WV Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 393
Population in Households 393
Population in Familes 330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,003
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $96,053
Average Home Value $119,907
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,794
Average Household Income $51,327
Per Capita Income $19,983
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.41%
Households -0.64% -0.41%
Families -1.61% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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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Kermit, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kermit 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 # 274 32nd
Population Density1 # 157 61st
Diversity Index2 # 238 41st
Median Household Income # 158 61st
Per Capita Income # 219 46th

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