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Rupert, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Rupert had a population of 961 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Rupert is located at latitude 37.9648 and longitude -80.6868 in Greenbrier County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rupert (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greenbrier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,441 feet.

The Town of Rupert (GNIS ID: 2391398) 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 Rupert is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greenbrier County.

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


Total Population 961
Population in Households 961
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,252
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $32,575
Average Household Income $44,656
Per Capita Income $20,452


Total Housing Units 524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $78,862
Average Home Value $85,606


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 237
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 0.24% 0.08%
Households 0.2% 0.14%
Families -0.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Rupert, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rupert 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 # 159 61st
Population Density # 120 71st
Diversity Index # 284 30th
Median Household Income # 322 21st
Per Capita Income # 280 31st

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