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Sutton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Sutton had a population of 994 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sutton is located at latitude 38.6678 and longitude -80.7134 in Braxton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sutton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Braxton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Town of Sutton (GNIS ID: 2391435) 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 Sutton is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Braxton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sutton 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 Sutton: Braxton Court House, Fultonsville, Newville, Suttonsville, Suttonville.

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


Total Population 994
Daytime Population: Workers 582
Daytime Population: Residents 590
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,172
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 986
Population in Familes 756
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,280
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,733
Average Household Income $51,497
Per Capita Income $22,893


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $112,360


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 279
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 0.0% -0.08%
Households 0.03% -0.04%
Families 0.71% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Sutton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sutton 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 # 154 62nd
Population Density # 115 72nd
Diversity Index # 184 55th
Median Household Income # 225 45th
Per Capita Income # 148 64th

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