Chauncey, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Chauncey, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Chauncey Census Designated Place had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2018. Chauncey 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 Chauncey is located at latitude 37.7636 and longitude -81.979 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Chauncey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Chauncey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586781) 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 Chauncey Census Designated Place is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

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


Total Population 291
Population in Households 291
Population in Familes 246
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $37,958
Average Household Income $44,621
Per Capita Income $16,805


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $122,105


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 82
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 0.34% -0.28%
Households 0.21% -0.53%
Families -0.58% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Chauncey, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chauncey 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 # 306 24th
Population Density # 366 10th
Diversity Index # 242 41st
Median Household Income # 235 42nd
Per Capita Income # 378 7th

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