Brenton, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Brenton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Brenton Census Designated Place had a population of 244 as of July 1, 2015. Brenton 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 Brenton is located at latitude 37.6013 and longitude -81.6363 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Brenton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The Brenton Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brenton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brenton: Bartley.

Brenton Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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Brenton, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 244
Population in Households 244
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 388
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $95,690
Average Home Value $120,988
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,309
Average Household Income $48,592
Per Capita Income $20,394
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.41%
Households -0.18% -0.57%
Families 1.32% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

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Brenton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brenton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 329 18th
Population Density1 # 300 25th
Diversity Index2 # 349 12th
Median Household Income # 252 37th
Per Capita Income # 199 51st

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