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Mineral Wells, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Mineral Wells is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mineralwells Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wood County at latitude 39.1904 and longitude -81.5321. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mineralwells Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mineral Wells: Mineralwells.

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Mineral Wells, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral Wells to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 83 80th
Population Density1 # 123 70th
Diversity Index2 # 206 48th
Median Household Income # 20 95th
Per Capita Income # 51 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Mineral Wells, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,945
Population in Households 1,945
Population in Familes 1,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,268
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 768
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 569
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 611 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $138,176
Average Home Value $154,657
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,744
Average Household Income $66,080
Per Capita Income $26,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% -0.02%
Households 0.12% 0.1%
Families 0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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.

Information Updates

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