Helen is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Helen Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Raleigh County at latitude 37.6348 and longitude -81.314. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,631 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Helen Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Helen, WV area
Also See: Helen, WV ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||221|
|Population in Familes||182|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||96 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||69 (71.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||19 (19.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$54,167|
|Average Home Value||$76,087|
|Median Household Income||$21,632|
|Average Household Income||$30,880|
|Per Capita Income||$12,759|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.51%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
The table below compares Helen 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||# 340||15th|
|Population Density1||# 173||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 212||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 391||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 399||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.