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The Salt Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 394 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salt Rock 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 Salt Rock: Saltrock.

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


Total Population 394
Daytime Population: Workers 174
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 415
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 344
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 129
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $49,095
Average Household Income $61,504
Per Capita Income $23,545


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $128,977
Average Home Value $140,693


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 123
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 0.21% 0.3%
Households 0.26% 0.25%
Families 0.93% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

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, 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 # 268 34th
Population Density # 380 6th
Diversity Index # 341 17th
Median Household Income # 61 85th
Per Capita Income # 124 70th

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