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Kermit, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Kermit is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mingo County at latitude 37.8425 and longitude -82.4086. Mingo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Kermit, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kermit, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kermit indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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


Total Population 398
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,015
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $96,622
Average Home Value $119,595


Median Household Income $42,500
Average Household Income $51,765
Per Capita Income $20,445
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% -0.66%
Households -0.31% -0.54%
Families -1.54% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

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, 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 # 272 32nd
Population Density1 # 152 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 249 37th
Median Household Income # 84 79th
Per Capita Income # 191 53rd

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