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Sissonville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Sissonville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,760 as of July 1, 2017. Sissonville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sissonville is located at latitude 38.502 and longitude -81.6359 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Sissonville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Sissonville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390302) 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 Sissonville Census Designated Place is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sissonville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sissonville: Grapevine, Sissianville.

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Sissonville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,760
Daytime Population: Workers 856
Daytime Population: Residents 2,072
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,928
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 3,760
Population in Familes 3,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 295
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $51,502
Average Household Income $68,309
Per Capita Income $28,311


Total Housing Units 1,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,171 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $125,472
Average Home Value $158,106


Total Households 1,577
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,097
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 -0.95% -0.93%
Households -0.85% -0.85%
Families -0.87% -1.0%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Sissonville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sissonville 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 # 40 90th
Population Density # 333 18th
Diversity Index # 366 9th
Median Household Income # 42 90th
Per Capita Income # 44 89th

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