MacArthur, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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MacArthur, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The MacArthur Census Designated Place had a population of 1,571 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for MacArthur is located at latitude 37.7478 and longitude -81.2024 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the MacArthur Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The MacArthur Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with MacArthur population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for MacArthur: Hollywood.

MacArthur Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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MacArthur, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,571
Population in Households 1,568
Population in Familes 1,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 676
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 471
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 752 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $132,675
Average Home Value $142,911
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,482
Average Household Income $59,688
Per Capita Income $25,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 0.78%
Households 1.02% 0.87%
Families 1.79% 0.71%
Median Household Income   4.31%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.

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MacArthur, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares MacArthur to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 104 74th
Population Density1 # 257 36th
Diversity Index2 # 126 69th
Median Household Income # 37 91st
Per Capita Income # 70 83rd

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