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Mineral Wells, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Mineralwells Census Designated Place had a population of 1,940 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mineral Wells is located at latitude 39.1812 and longitude -81.5133 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Mineralwells Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Mineralwells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389489) 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 Mineralwells Census Designated Place is located within Slate District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wood County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mineral Wells 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 Mineral Wells: Mineralwells.

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


Total Population 1,940
Daytime Population: Workers 209
Daytime Population: Residents 1,118
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,327
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,940
Population in Familes 1,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,265
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $56,027
Average Household Income $67,975
Per Capita Income $26,946


Total Housing Units 796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $158,875
Average Home Value $156,468


Total Households 759
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 561
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 -0.07% 0.0%
Households -0.09% -0.03%
Families -0.07% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Mineral Wells, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral Wells 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 # 80 80th
Population Density # 118 71st
Diversity Index # 215 47th
Median Household Income # 23 95th
Per Capita Income # 53 87th

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