Shannondale, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shannondale, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Shannondale Census Designated Place had a population of 3,686 as of July 1, 2017. Shannondale ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Shannondale is located at latitude 39.2126 and longitude -77.8107 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Shannondale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Shannondale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586881) 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 Shannondale Census Designated Place is located within Kabletown District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 3,686
Daytime Population: Workers 211
Daytime Population: Residents 1,672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,883
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 3,686
Population in Familes 2,955
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 437
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $73,231
Average Household Income $82,179
Per Capita Income $32,444


Total Housing Units 1,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,258 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $200,292
Average Home Value $228,398


Total Households 1,469
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 984
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 1.29% 1.87%
Households 1.31% 1.91%
Families 1.3% 1.71%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Shannondale, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannondale 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 # 41 90th
Population Density # 281 31st
Diversity Index # 56 86th
Median Household Income # 7 99th
Per Capita Income # 15 97th

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