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Granville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Granville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monongalia County at latitude 39.6481 and longitude -80.0016. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Granville 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 Granville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Granville: Grandville, Mona.

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


Total Population 825
Population in Households 825
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 636
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $77,287
Average Home Value $87,559


Median Household Income $26,752
Average Household Income $37,708
Per Capita Income $17,266
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.3% 1.73%
Households 1.42% 1.79%
Families 1.3% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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 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 # 177 56th
Population Density1 # 230 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 79 80th
Median Household Income # 362 10th
Per Capita Income # 328 18th

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