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Jacksonburg, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Jacksonburg Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2016. Jacksonburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Jacksonburg is located at latitude 39.5359 and longitude -80.6387 in Wetzel County. The formal boundaries for the Jacksonburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Wetzel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.

The Jacksonburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586834) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Jacksonburg Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wetzel County.

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


Total Population 181
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $72,368
Average Home Value $110,526


Median Household Income $39,353
Average Household Income $53,988
Per Capita Income $21,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.33%
Households 0.21% -0.26%
Families 1.94% -0.38%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Jacksonburg, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacksonburg 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 # 360 11th
Population Density1 # 385 5th
Diversity Index2 # 347 15th
Median Household Income # 159 60th
Per Capita Income # 177 57th

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