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Wardensville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Wardensville had a population of 273 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wardensville is located at latitude 39.0788 and longitude -78.5903 in Hardy County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wardensville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardy County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The Town of Wardensville (GNIS ID: 2391468) 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 Wardensville is located within Capon District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardy County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wardensville: Trout Run.

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


Total Population 273
Daytime Population: Workers 199
Daytime Population: Residents 139
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 338
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 841
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,897
Average Household Income $52,246
Per Capita Income $22,320


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $142,857
Average Home Value $163,500


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 83
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 0.1% -0.07%
Households 0.11% -0.16%
Families 3.0% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Wardensville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wardensville 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 # 311 23rd
Population Density # 184 55th
Diversity Index # 242 40th
Median Household Income # 198 51st
Per Capita Income # 169 59th

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