Granville, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Granville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Granville had a population of 845 as of July 1, 2016. Granville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Granville is located at latitude 39.6481 and longitude -80.0016 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Granville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Town of Granville (GNIS ID: 2390217) 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 Granville is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Granville 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 Granville: Grandville, Mona.

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


Total Population 845
Population in Households 845
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 651
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $96,774
Average Home Value $102,830


Median Household Income $30,834
Average Household Income $39,769
Per Capita Income $17,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.47%
Households 1.18% 1.32%
Families 0.88% 1.14%
Median Household Income   -1.1%
Per Capita Income   -0.17%
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.

Granville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granville 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 # 175 57th
Population Density1 # 226 44th
Diversity Index2 # 79 80th
Median Household Income # 308 24th
Per Capita Income # 332 18th

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