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Eleanor, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Eleanor is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Eleanor.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Putnam County at latitude 38.5376 and longitude -81.9324. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Eleanor (see map) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eleanor: Red House Farms.

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Eleanor, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,546
Population in Households 1,546
Population in Familes 1,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 453
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $123,713
Average Home Value $149,141


Median Household Income $43,120
Average Household Income $60,942
Per Capita Income $25,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.4%
Families 0.42% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.


Eleanor, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eleanor to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 110 73rd
Population Density1 # 208 48th
Diversity Index2 # 236 42nd
Median Household Income # 76 81st
Per Capita Income # 64 84th

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