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Blacksville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Blacksville had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Blacksville is located at latitude 39.7156 and longitude -80.2147 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blacksville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The Town of Blacksville (GNIS ID: 2390733) 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.

The Town of Blacksville is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blacksville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blacksville: Dunkard, Hampshire Town, New Hampshire, Thomas.


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Blacksville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 645
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $137,931
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,256
Average Household Income $71,986
Per Capita Income $28,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.96% 1.99%
Households 1.77% 2.0%
Families 2.9% 1.76%
Median Household Income   0.51%
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.

Blacksville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blacksville to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 353 13th
Population Density1 # 228 44th
Diversity Index2 # 175 57th
Median Household Income # 35 92nd
Per Capita Income # 27 94th

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