Harman, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Harman, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Harman had a population of 142 as of July 1, 2015. Harman ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Harman is located at latitude 38.9211 and longitude -79.5246 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Harman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,359 feet.

The Town of Harman (GNIS ID: 2390231) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Harman is located within Dry Fork District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Harman 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 Harman: Harman Town.

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


Total Population 142
Population in Households 142
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 439
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $115,385
Average Home Value $142,500


Median Household Income $33,876
Average Household Income $51,324
Per Capita Income $22,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% 0.14%
Households 0.0% 0.31%
Families 3.8% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.


Harman, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harman 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 # 374 7th
Population Density1 # 281 30th
Diversity Index2 # 382 5th
Median Household Income # 273 32nd
Per Capita Income # 113 72nd

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