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Grantsville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Grantsville had a population of 613 as of July 1, 2018. Grantsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Grantsville is located at latitude 38.9207 and longitude -81.0935 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grantsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Grantsville (GNIS ID: 2390216) 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 Grantsville is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 613
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 450
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,409
Diversity Index3 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,826
Average Household Income $43,341
Per Capita Income $19,908

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $71,563
Average Home Value $93,333
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.08% 0.36%
Households 1.11% 0.41%
Families 2.38% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Grantsville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grantsville 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 # 212 48th
Population Density # 103 75th
Diversity Index # 320 21st
Median Household Income # 375 8th
Per Capita Income # 306 25th

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