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Century, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Century Census Designated Place had a population of 116 as of July 1, 2018.

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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 116
Population in Households 116
Population in Familes 96
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 883
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $41,186
Average Household Income $53,900
Per Capita Income $22,092


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $139,375


Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Century, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Century to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 382 6th
Population Density # 178 56th
Diversity Index # 210 48th
Median Household Income # 169 59th
Per Capita Income # 201 51st

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