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Bud, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wyoming County at latitude 37.5376 and longitude -81.3793. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,542 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Bud Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Also See: Herndon, WV ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Bud, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bud 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 # 254 37th
Population Density1 # 373 7th
Diversity Index2 # 148 63rd
Median Household Income # 356 11th
Per Capita Income # 369 8th

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


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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $65,254
Average Home Value $74,144


Median Household Income $27,196
Average Household Income $36,236
Per Capita Income $15,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% -0.46%
Households -0.24% -0.51%
Families -4.03% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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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