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Glen Ferris, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Glen Ferris Census Designated Place had a population of 202 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glen Ferris 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 Glen Ferris: Falls of Kanawha, Montgomerys Ferry, Stockton.

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Glen Ferris, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 202
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 156
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 147
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,026
Average Household Income $48,420
Per Capita Income $21,340


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $70,455
Average Home Value $88,393


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 54
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 -0.07% -0.3%
Households -0.16% -0.47%
Families -0.74% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

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, 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 # 346 15th
Population Density # 376 7th
Diversity Index # 200 50th
Median Household Income # 243 40th
Per Capita Income # 223 45th

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