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Montrose, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Montrose had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016. Montrose ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Montrose is located at latitude 39.0673 and longitude -79.8143 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,985 feet.

The Town of Montrose (GNIS ID: 2391312) 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 Montrose is located within New Interest District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Montrose 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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Montrose, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 159
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 1


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 83 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $97,222
Average Home Value $157,353


Median Household Income $39,353
Average Household Income $52,472
Per Capita Income $20,915
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.37%
Households 0.21% 0.27%
Families 2.84% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.15%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
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.

Montrose, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 369 9th
Population Density1 # 351 14th
Diversity Index2 # 402 1st
Median Household Income # 160 61st
Per Capita Income # 201 51st

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