The Chelyan Census Designated Place had a population of 735 as of July 1, 2018. Chelyan ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Chelyan is located at latitude 38.1957 and longitude -81.4928 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Chelyan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.
The Chelyan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586782) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chelyan: Chyelan, Peerless, Slaughters Creek.
|Population in Households||735|
|Population in Familes||557|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$37,072|
|Average Household Income||$43,609|
|Per Capita Income||$20,216|
|Total Housing Units||399 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||211 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||128 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||60 (15.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$59,295|
|Average Home Value||$68,602|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||2.34%|
The table below compares Chelyan to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 185||55th|
|Population Density||# 62||85th|
|Diversity Index||# 126||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 250||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 291||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.