Glen Ferris, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Glen Ferris, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Glen Ferris Census Designated Place had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2018. Glen Ferris ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Ferris is located at latitude 38.1551 and longitude -81.221 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Ferris Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Glen Ferris Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586812) 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 Glen Ferris Census Designated Place is located within Valley District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Ferris: Falls of Kanawha, Montgomerys Ferry, Stockton.

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


Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 146
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,805
Average Household Income $49,444
Per Capita Income $21,645


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $73,913
Average Home Value $91,667


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 54
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 -0.12% -0.5%
Households -0.14% -0.71%
Families -0.65% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Glen Ferris, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Ferris 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 # 349 14th
Population Density # 377 7th
Diversity Index # 205 50th
Median Household Income # 258 37th
Per Capita Income # 225 44th

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