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Century, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Century Census Designated Place had a population of 120 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Century is located at latitude 39.0998 and longitude -80.1887 in Barbour County. The formal boundaries for the Century Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barbour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The Century Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586779) 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 Century Census Designated Place is located within West District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barbour County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Century: Big Run, Century No. 1.

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Century, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Century, WV Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Century, WV Wealth Index is 79
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 120 (100%)
Population in Households 120 (100.0%)
Population in Families 100 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 913
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,370
Average Household Income $68,180
Per Capita Income $27,601
Wealth Index4 79

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $154,545
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.46% 0.33%
Households 0.23% 0.42%
Families 0.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.01%

Century, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Century to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 381 6th
Population Density # 169 58th
Diversity Index # 219 47th
Median Household Income # 107 74th
Per Capita Income # 72 82nd

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