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Kenova, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The City of Kenova had a population of 3,156 as of July 1, 2017. Kenova ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kenova is located at latitude 38.4027 and longitude -82.5819 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kenova (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Kenova (GNIS ID: 2390604) 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 Kenova is located within Ceredo District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kenova 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 Kenova: Morganza, Virginia Point.

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


Total Population 3,156
Daytime Population: Workers 982
Daytime Population: Residents 2,005
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,987
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 3,141
Population in Familes 2,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 2,512
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $40,870
Average Household Income $52,257
Per Capita Income $23,361


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 821 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 592 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $81,725
Average Home Value $98,994


Total Households 1,413
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 841
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.34%
Households -0.27% -0.34%
Families -0.43% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Kenova, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kenova 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 # 50 88th
Population Density # 27 94th
Diversity Index # 274 33rd
Median Household Income # 161 60th
Per Capita Income # 133 67th

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