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Racine, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Racine Census Designated Place had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2019. Racine ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Racine is located at latitude 38.142 and longitude -81.6604 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Racine Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Racine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586871) 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 Racine Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Racine: Mouth of Short Creek.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Racine, WV Housing Affordability Index is 299
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

Racine, WV Wealth Index is 48
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 262 (100%)
Population in Households 262 (100.0%)
Population in Families 220 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 547
Diversity Index2 2
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,228
Average Household Income $53,031
Per Capita Income $20,615
Wealth Index4 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $74,265
Housing Affordability Index3 299
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 113
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 79
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 0.25% -0.31%
Households 0.19% -0.36%
Families 1.32% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Racine, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Racine 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 # 323 20th
Population Density # 251 38th
Diversity Index # 397 2nd
Median Household Income # 206 49th
Per Capita Income # 244 40th

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