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Daniels, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Daniels Census Designated Place had a population of 1,885 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Daniels is located at latitude 37.7221 and longitude -81.1301 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the Daniels Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,375 feet.

The Daniels Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389393) 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 Daniels Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Daniels population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,885
Population in Households 1,817
Population in Familes 1,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 407
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $102,395
Average Home Value $108,290


Median Household Income $38,049
Average Household Income $47,864
Per Capita Income $21,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.15%
Households -0.02% -0.12%
Families -0.16% -0.33%
Median Household Income   -0.19%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Daniels, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Daniels 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 # 85 79th
Population Density1 # 295 27th
Diversity Index2 # 183 54th
Median Household Income # 187 54th
Per Capita Income # 178 56th

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