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Chauncey, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Chauncey Census Designated Place had a population of 262 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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

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


Total Population 262
Daytime Population: Workers 99
Daytime Population: Residents 183
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 262
Population in Familes 222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 182
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $38,103
Average Household Income $45,065
Per Capita Income $17,039


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $90,323
Average Home Value $119,817


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 74
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 -1.06% -1.17%
Households -1.15% -1.4%
Families -2.05% -1.39%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.37%

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, 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 # 319 22nd
Population Density # 367 10th
Diversity Index # 216 46th
Median Household Income # 216 47th
Per Capita Income # 371 9th

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