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MacArthur, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The MacArthur Census Designated Place had a population of 1,585 as of July 1, 2017.

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 (GNIS ID: 2390105) 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 MacArthur Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for MacArthur: Hollywood.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,585
Daytime Population: Workers 504
Daytime Population: Residents 973
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,477
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,582
Population in Familes 1,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 531
Diversity Index3 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,042
Average Household Income $63,238
Per Capita Income $26,800

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 528 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $99,365
Average Home Value $119,497
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 676
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 467
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 0.76% 0.13%
Households 0.74% 0.09%
Families 1.18% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

MacArthur, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares MacArthur 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 # 99 76th
Population Density # 250 39th
Diversity Index # 131 68th
Median Household Income # 27 94th
Per Capita Income # 56 86th

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