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Whitmer, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Whitmer Census Designated Place had a population of 108 as of July 1, 2017. Whitmer 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 Whitmer is located at latitude 38.8149 and longitude -79.5451 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Whitmer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,762 feet.

The Whitmer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586901) 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 Whitmer Census Designated Place is located within Dry Fork District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitmer 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 Whitmer: Whitner.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 108
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 65
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 65
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 108
Population in Familes 87
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 256
Diversity Index3 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,238
Average Household Income $55,947
Per Capita Income $23,528

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $122,500
Average Home Value $144,231
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 51
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 34
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 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.27% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Whitmer, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitmer 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 # 386 5th
Population Density # 349 14th
Diversity Index # 309 24th
Median Household Income # 153 62nd
Per Capita Income # 126 69th

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