The Town of Terra Alta had a population of 1,588 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Terra Alta is located at latitude 39.4443 and longitude -79.5436 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Terra Alta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,582 feet.
The Town of Terra Alta (GNIS ID: 2391442) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Terra Alta 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 Terra Alta: Cranberry, Cranberry Station, Cranberry Summit, Green Glades, Portland, Salt Lick, Salt Lick Falls.
|Population in Households||1,511|
|Population in Familes||1,200|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||77|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||754 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||465 (61.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||191 (25.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||99 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,458|
|Average Home Value||$112,419|
|Median Household Income||$34,668|
|Average Household Income||$41,299|
|Per Capita Income||$16,812|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||0.25%|
The table below compares Terra Alta 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.
|Total Population||# 104||75th|
|Population Density1||# 113||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 283||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 264||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 361||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.