Beaver is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Beaver Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Raleigh County at latitude 37.7476 and longitude -81.1423. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,152 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Beaver Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Beaver: Beever, Glen Hedrick.Photos of the local Beaver, WV area
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|Population in Households||1,337|
|Population in Familes||1,062|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||19|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||689 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||415 (60.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||160 (23.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||114 (16.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,500|
|Average Home Value||$103,786|
|Median Household Income||$36,961|
|Average Household Income||$44,706|
|Per Capita Income||$18,982|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.07%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
The table below compares Beaver 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.
|Total Population||# 125||69th|
|Population Density1||# 321||20th|
|Diversity Index2||# 205||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 187||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 265||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.