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Hambleton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hambleton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tucker County at latitude 39.081 and longitude -79.6456. Tucker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hambleton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hambleton, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hambleton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hambleton: Black Fork, Goff Town, Goffs, Hulings, Rushs.

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Hambleton, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 219
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,810
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $110,938
Average Home Value $133,562


Median Household Income $40,248
Average Household Income $52,084
Per Capita Income $21,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.35% -0.84%
Households -0.99% -0.65%
Families 0.68% -0.87%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.


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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 342 15th
Population Density1 # 67 84th
Diversity Index2 # 392 2nd
Median Household Income # 119 71st
Per Capita Income # 142 65th

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