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Salt Rock, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Salt Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 384 as of July 1, 2018. Salt Rock ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Salt Rock is located at latitude 38.3301 and longitude -82.2127 in Cabell County. The formal boundaries for the Salt Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Cabell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Salt Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586878) 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 Salt Rock Census Designated Place is located within District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cabell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Salt Rock: Saltrock.

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Salt Rock, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 384
Population in Households 384
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 125
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $49,524
Average Household Income $61,554
Per Capita Income $23,652


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $134,302
Average Home Value $148,120


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 119
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 -0.13% -0.31%
Households -0.23% -0.26%
Families 0.42% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Salt Rock, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salt Rock 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 # 275 33rd
Population Density # 383 6th
Diversity Index # 340 17th
Median Household Income # 67 84th
Per Capita Income # 127 69th

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