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Newell, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Newell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,423 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,423
Daytime Population: Workers 147
Daytime Population: Residents 828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 975
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,423
Population in Familes 1,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,925
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $30,888
Average Household Income $41,002
Per Capita Income $17,056


Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $62,069
Average Home Value $61,383


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 371
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 0.46% 0.07%
Households 0.46% 0.1%
Families 0.26% -0.05%
Median Household Income   0.1%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

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, 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 # 116 71st
Population Density # 53 87th
Diversity Index # 149 64th
Median Household Income # 337 17th
Per Capita Income # 370 9th

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