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Great Cacapon, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Great Cacapon Census Designated Place had a population of 441 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Great Cacapon is located at latitude 39.6143 and longitude -78.2857 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Great Cacapon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Great Cacapon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586817) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Great Cacapon Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Cacapon 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 Great Cacapon: Cacapon, Cacapon Depot.

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Great Cacapon Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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


Total Population 441
Population in Households 441
Population in Familes 356
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 514
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 125
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (31.7%)
Median Home Value $114,151
Average Home Value $126,220


Median Household Income $37,206
Average Household Income $41,047
Per Capita Income $18,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.15% 1.58%
Households 2.56% 1.67%
Families 1.92% 1.55%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Great Cacapon, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Cacapon 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 # 260 36th
Population Density1 # 260 36th
Diversity Index2 # 136 66th
Median Household Income # 205 50th
Per Capita Income # 310 24th

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