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Parcoal, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Parcoal Census Designated Place had a population of 105 as of July 1, 2016. Parcoal 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 Parcoal is located at latitude 38.4605 and longitude -80.3732 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the Parcoal Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,562 feet.

The Parcoal Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586864) 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 ""

The Parcoal Census Designated Place is located within Northern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parcoal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parcoal: Elkhorn.

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Parcoal, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 85
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 609
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $142,143


Median Household Income $19,224
Average Household Income $29,538
Per Capita Income $12,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -1.03% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Parcoal, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parcoal 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 # 390 4th
Population Density1 # 240 41st
Diversity Index2 # 363 10th
Median Household Income # 402 1st
Per Capita Income # 401 1st

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