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Crab Orchard, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place had a population of 2,825 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Crab Orchard is located at latitude 37.7339 and longitude -81.2224 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,290 feet.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389365) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crab Orchard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crab Orchard: Craborchard.


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Crab Orchard, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,825
Daytime Population: Workers 244
Daytime Population: Residents 1,805
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,049
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,825
Population in Familes 2,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,263
Diversity Index3 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,868
Average Household Income $55,567
Per Capita Income $22,908

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $105,645
Average Home Value $115,302
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,164
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 810
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.11%
Households 0.68% 0.09%
Families 0.63% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Crab Orchard, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crab Orchard to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 59 86th
Population Density # 119 71st
Diversity Index # 296 28th
Median Household Income # 104 75th
Per Capita Income # 147 64th

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