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Newell, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Newell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,363 as of July 1, 2018. Newell ranks in the upper 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 Newell is located at latitude 40.6179 and longitude -80.6009 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Newell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The Newell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389547) 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 Newell Census Designated Place is located within Grant District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

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


Total Population 1,363
Population in Households 1,363
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,844
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $30,395
Average Household Income $39,284
Per Capita Income $16,302


Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $63,198
Average Home Value $62,426


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 354
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 -0.11% -0.31%
Households -0.15% -0.32%
Families -0.34% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Newell, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newell 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 # 122 70th
Population Density # 60 85th
Diversity Index # 116 72nd
Median Household Income # 356 12th
Per Capita Income # 384 5th

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