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Mineral Wells, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Mineralwells Census Designated Place had a population of 1,990 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mineral Wells: Mineralwells.

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


Total Population 1,990
Population in Households 1,990
Population in Familes 1,693
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,297
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 777
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $152,632
Average Home Value $152,354


Median Household Income $57,006
Average Household Income $67,834
Per Capita Income $26,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.3%
Households 0.27% 0.31%
Families 0.31% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

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, 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 # 79 81st
Population Density1 # 120 71st
Diversity Index2 # 214 48th
Median Household Income # 20 95th
Per Capita Income # 47 89th

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