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Prince, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Prince Census Designated Place had a population of 114 as of July 1, 2018. Prince 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 Prince is located at latitude 37.856 and longitude -81.0862 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the Prince Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,270 feet.

The Prince Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586868) 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 Prince Census Designated Place is located within New Haven District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fayette County.

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


Total Population 114
Population in Households 114
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $41,302
Average Household Income $52,252
Per Capita Income $21,234


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (36.8%)
Median Home Value $68,750
Average Home Value $89,362


Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 35
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 -0.21% -0.53%
Households -0.22% -0.74%
Families 1.89% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Prince, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince 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 # 384 5th
Population Density # 400 1st
Diversity Index # 373 8th
Median Household Income # 167 59th
Per Capita Income # 244 40th

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