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Wallace, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Wallace Census Designated Place had a population of 180 as of July 1, 2017. Wallace ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wallace is located at latitude 39.4072 and longitude -80.4911 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Wallace Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The Wallace Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586898) 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 ""

The Wallace Census Designated Place is located within Northern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wallace 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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Wallace, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 180
Daytime Population: Workers 75
Daytime Population: Residents 113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 188
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 180
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $40,477
Average Household Income $49,438
Per Capita Income $18,135


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $112,500


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 45
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 0.39% 0.22%
Households 0.23% 0.33%
Families -0.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

Wallace, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallace 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 # 358 12th
Population Density # 382 6th
Diversity Index # 344 15th
Median Household Income # 170 58th
Per Capita Income # 344 15th

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