Big Creek, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Big Creek, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Big Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 209 as of July 1, 2018. Big Creek 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 Big Creek is located at latitude 38.0054 and longitude -82.0361 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Big Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Big Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586764) 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 Big Creek Census Designated Place is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

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


Total Population 209
Population in Households 209
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 360
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $41,352
Average Household Income $58,057
Per Capita Income $23,357


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $126,786
Average Home Value $160,821


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 60
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 -1.51% -0.88%
Households -1.43% -0.94%
Families -0.4% -1.02%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   3.53%

Big Creek, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Creek 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 # 346 15th
Population Density # 311 23rd
Diversity Index # 366 11th
Median Household Income # 164 60th
Per Capita Income # 142 65th

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