Marmet, WV Profile: Facts & Data


Marmet Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Marmet Content

Also See: Marmet, WV ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Marmet, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Marmet had a population of 1,456 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Marmet is located at latitude 38.2457 and longitude -81.5754 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Marmet (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Marmet (GNIS ID: 2390614) 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 City of Marmet is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Marmet: Brownstown, Brownsville, Lens Creek.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Marmet 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Marmet (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. West Virginia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. West Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a West Virginia Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Marmet, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,456
Population in Households 1,380
Population in Familes 1,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 1,143
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,757
Average Household Income $49,726
Per Capita Income $21,444


Total Housing Units 671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 340 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 249 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $75,949
Average Home Value $84,942


Total Households 590
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.38% -0.61%
Households -0.52% -0.69%
Families -0.92% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Marmet, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marmet 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 73rd
Population Density # 135 67th
Diversity Index # 204 50th
Median Household Income # 261 36th
Per Capita Income # 235 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare West Virginia July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: