Pickens is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Pickens Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Randolph County at latitude 38.6551 and longitude -80.2117. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,687 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Pickens Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Pickens, WV area
Also See: Pickens, WV ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||66|
|Population in Familes||56|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||54 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||22 (40.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4 ( 7.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||27 (50.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,000|
|Average Home Value||$119,318|
|Median Household Income||$37,860|
|Average Household Income||$49,878|
|Per Capita Income||$20,755|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.86%|
|Per Capita Income||1.55%|
The table below compares Pickens 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||# 397||1st|
|Population Density1||# 400||0th|
|Diversity Index2||# 254||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 161||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 177||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.