Hambleton, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hambleton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hambleton had a population of 220 as of July 1, 2015. Hambleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Hambleton is located at latitude 39.081 and longitude -79.6456 in Tucker County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hambleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Tucker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

The Town of Hambleton (GNIS ID: 2390225) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hambleton 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 Hambleton: Black Fork, Goff Town, Goffs, Hulings, Rushs.

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


Total Population 220
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,818
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $134,122


Median Household Income $38,912
Average Household Income $51,156
Per Capita Income $21,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.01% -0.64%
Households -0.6% -0.65%
Families 0.55% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

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Hambleton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hambleton 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 # 342 15th
Population Density1 # 68 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 394 2nd
Median Household Income # 155 62nd
Per Capita Income # 156 61st

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