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Saint Marys, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Marys had a population of 1,868 as of July 1, 2016. Saint Marys ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Marys is located at latitude 39.3944 and longitude -81.2037 in Pleasants County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Marys (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pleasants County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Saint Marys (GNIS ID: 2390658) 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 City of Saint Marys is located within District C, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pleasants County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Marys 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 Saint Marys: Saint Mary's.

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


Total Population 1,868
Population in Households 1,681
Population in Familes 1,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 1,824
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 609 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $95,610
Average Home Value $111,680


Median Household Income $42,903
Average Household Income $54,062
Per Capita Income $22,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.21%
Households 0.25% 0.35%
Families 0.81% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
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.

Saint Marys, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Marys 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 # 87 79th
Population Density1 # 63 85th
Diversity Index2 # 166 60th
Median Household Income # 98 76th
Per Capita Income # 122 70th

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