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Newell, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Newell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,362 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.6184 and longitude -80.6042 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Newell Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Newell, WV Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Newell, WV Wealth Index is 33
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,362 (100%)
Population in Households 1,362 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,046 (76.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,843
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,037
Average Household Income $43,154
Per Capita Income $17,953
Wealth Index4 33

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $48,529
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.11% -0.44%
Households -0.13% -0.4%
Families -0.33% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Newell, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newell to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 120 71st
Population Density # 58 86th
Diversity Index # 116 72nd
Median Household Income # 255 37th
Per Capita Income # 336 17th

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