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The City of Ceredo had a population of 1,498 as of July 1, 2016. Ceredo ranks in 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 Ceredo is located at latitude 38.3938 and longitude -82.5501 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ceredo (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Ceredo (GNIS ID: 2390573) 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 City of Ceredo is located within Westmoreland District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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


Total Population 1,498
Population in Households 1,368
Population in Familes 1,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 979
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 663
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 415 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $118,182
Average Home Value $130,889


Median Household Income $33,947
Average Household Income $46,451
Per Capita Income $21,359
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.23%
Households 0.62% 0.24%
Families 0.58% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   0.3%
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.

Ceredo, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ceredo 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 # 110 73rd
Population Density1 # 157 61st
Diversity Index2 # 329 19th
Median Household Income # 273 33rd
Per Capita Income # 184 55th

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