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Charlton Heights, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Charlton Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 403 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Charlton Heights is located at latitude 38.1265 and longitude -81.2351 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Charlton Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Charlton Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586780) 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 Charlton Heights Census Designated Place is located within Valley District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Charlton Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 403
Daytime Population: Workers 434
Daytime Population: Residents 244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 678
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.68
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 316
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 973
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,090
Average Household Income $48,435
Per Capita Income $21,393


Total Housing Units 196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $70,238
Average Home Value $88,426


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 103
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 -0.1% -0.25%
Households -0.17% -0.37%
Families -2.95% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Charlton Heights, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlton Heights 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 # 266 35th
Population Density # 159 61st
Diversity Index # 203 51st
Median Household Income # 240 41st
Per Capita Income # 220 46th

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