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Newburg, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Newburg had a population of 327 as of July 1, 2016. Newburg ranks in the lower 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 Newburg is located at latitude 39.3889 and longitude -79.8536 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The Town of Newburg (GNIS ID: 2391328) 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 Newburg is located within Third District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Preston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newburg 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 Newburg: Newburgh, Simpsons Water Station, Station 88, Stop 88.

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


Total Population 327
Population in Households 327
Population in Familes 273
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 417
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $119,912


Median Household Income $35,404
Average Household Income $45,053
Per Capita Income $18,227
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.18%
Households -0.12% -0.3%
Families -1.14% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Newburg, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newburg 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 # 294 27th
Population Density1 # 292 28th
Diversity Index2 # 326 22nd
Median Household Income # 249 39th
Per Capita Income # 313 23rd

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