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Albright, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Albright had a population of 301 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Albright is located at latitude 39.4947 and longitude -79.6398 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Albright (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The Town of Albright (GNIS ID: 2390699) 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 Albright is located within Fourth District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Preston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albright 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 Albright: Albrights, Albrightsville.

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


Total Population 301
Population in Households 301
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,297
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $76,613
Average Home Value $110,263


Median Household Income $38,311
Average Household Income $49,353
Per Capita Income $19,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.18% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.89%
Per Capita Income   0.54%
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.

Albright, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albright 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 # 300 26th
Population Density1 # 119 71st
Diversity Index2 # 282 31st
Median Household Income # 182 55th
Per Capita Income # 283 30th

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