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Green Bank, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Green Bank Census Designated Place had a population of 145 as of July 1, 2015. Green Bank ranks in the lower 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 Green Bank is located at latitude 38.4267 and longitude -79.8344 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the Green Bank Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pocahontas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,654 feet.

The Green Bank Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586818) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Green Bank population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Green Bank: Green Banks, Greenbank.

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Green Bank, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 145
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (33.7%)
Median Home Value $182,500
Average Home Value $211,765


Median Household Income $37,539
Average Household Income $60,744
Per Capita Income $27,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.62% 0.32%
Families 3.73% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   3.3%
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.

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Green Bank, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Bank to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 371 8th
Population Density1 # 399 1st
Diversity Index2 # 301 26th
Median Household Income # 184 54th
Per Capita Income # 48 88th

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