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West Milford, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of West Milford had a population of 635 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for West Milford is located at latitude 39.2009 and longitude -80.4043 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of West Milford encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Town of West Milford (GNIS ID: 2391479) 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 West Milford is located within Southwest District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Milford: Milford.

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West Milford, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Milford, WV Housing Affordability Index is 258
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

West Milford, WV Wealth Index is 126
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 635 (100%)
Population in Households 633 (99.7%)
Population in Families 533 (83.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,195
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,749
Average Household Income $88,753
Per Capita Income $35,054
Wealth Index4 126

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $126,630
Housing Affordability Index3 258
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 190
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 0.09% -0.09%
Households 0.04% -0.15%
Families 0.59% -0.21%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

West Milford, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Milford 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 # 205 50th
Population Density # 127 69th
Diversity Index # 151 63rd
Median Household Income # 34 92nd
Per Capita Income # 21 95th

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