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Junior, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Junior had a population of 527 as of July 1, 2017. Junior ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Junior is located at latitude 38.9766 and longitude -79.9526 in Barbour County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Junior (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Barbour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,745 feet.

The Town of Junior (GNIS ID: 2391248) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Junior is located within South District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barbour County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Junior population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Junior: Row Town, Rowton.

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Junior, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 527
Daytime Population: Workers 83
Daytime Population: Residents 317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 400
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 527
Population in Familes 442
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,680
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $40,540
Average Household Income $48,889
Per Capita Income $18,589


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $90,726
Average Home Value $114,456


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.11%
Households 0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Junior, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Junior to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 237 42nd
Population Density # 77 81st
Diversity Index # 288 29th
Median Household Income # 169 59th
Per Capita Income # 332 18th

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