Shrewsbury, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Shrewsbury, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Shrewsbury Census Designated Place had a population of 557 as of July 1, 2018. Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury is located at latitude 38.2089 and longitude -81.4657 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Shrewsbury Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Shrewsbury Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586883) 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 Shrewsbury Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shrewsbury: Shrewsberry.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 557
Population in Households 555
Population in Familes 459
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,589
Diversity Index3 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,413
Average Household Income $54,357
Per Capita Income $22,296

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $77,500
Average Home Value $84,299
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 237
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.89% -1.44%
Households -1.87% -1.39%
Families -1.72% -1.53%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Shrewsbury, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shrewsbury 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 # 229 44th
Population Density # 88 79th
Diversity Index # 277 32nd
Median Household Income # 82 80th
Per Capita Income # 193 53rd

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