Paw Paw, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Paw Paw, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Paw Paw had a population of 518 as of July 1, 2016. Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw is located at latitude 39.5313 and longitude -78.4553 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Paw Paw (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 574 feet.

The Town of Paw Paw (GNIS ID: 2391352) 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 Paw Paw is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paw Paw 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 Paw Paw: Pawpaw.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 518
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 977
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $91,000
Average Home Value $112,829
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,326
Average Household Income $50,054
Per Capita Income $21,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.46%
Households 0.64% 0.6%
Families 1.64% 0.41%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.

Paw Paw, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paw Paw 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 # 242 40th
Population Density1 # 159 61st
Diversity Index2 # 44 89th
Median Household Income # 181 56th
Per Capita Income # 172 58th

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