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Cedar Grove, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Cedar Grove had a population of 877 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Cedar Grove is located at latitude 38.2212 and longitude -81.4279 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cedar Grove encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Town of Cedar Grove (GNIS ID: 2390774) 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 Cedar Grove is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cedar Grove: Boat Yards, Cedargrove.

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Cedar Grove, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cedar Grove, WV Housing Affordability Index is 346
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

Cedar Grove, WV Wealth Index is 43
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 877 (100%)
Population in Households 868 (99.0%)
Population in Families 717 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,224
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,391
Average Household Income $53,542
Per Capita Income $21,518
Wealth Index4 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $77,273
Housing Affordability Index3 346
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 243
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 -1.38% -1.22%
Households -1.37% -1.22%
Families -1.48% -1.35%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Cedar Grove, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cedar Grove 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 # 171 58th
Population Density # 123 70th
Diversity Index # 252 38th
Median Household Income # 96 76th
Per Capita Income # 214 47th

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