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Tornado CDP, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Tornado Census Designated Place had a population of 1,049 as of July 1, 2019. Tornado CDP ranks in the lower 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 Tornado CDP is located at latitude 38.3254 and longitude -81.8539 in Kanawha County. The formal boundaries for the Tornado Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

The Tornado Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390396) 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 ""

The Tornado Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kanawha County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tornado CDP: Upper Falls CDP, Upper Falls Census Designated Place.

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Tornado CDP, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tornado CDP, WV Housing Affordability Index is 308
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

Tornado CDP, WV Wealth Index is 69
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 1,049 (100%)
Population in Households 1,049 (100.0%)
Population in Families 899 (85.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 293
Diversity Index2 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,900
Average Household Income $76,215
Per Capita Income $29,248
Wealth Index4 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 377 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $121,082
Housing Affordability Index3 308
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 409
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 304
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 -0.7% -0.99%
Households -0.64% -1.0%
Families -0.72% -1.01%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Tornado CDP, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tornado CDP 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 # 145 64th
Population Density # 337 17th
Diversity Index # 282 32nd
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 55 87th

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