Logan, WV Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Logan Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Logan Content
Planning to visit Logan? See Local Hotels

Also See: Logan, WV ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Logan, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Logan had a population of 1,885 as of July 1, 2019. Logan ranks in the upper 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 Logan is located at latitude 37.8487 and longitude -81.9935 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Logan encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Logan (GNIS ID: 2390611) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Logan is located within Central District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Logan: Aracoma, Arracoina, Arracoma, Lawnsville, Logan Court House, Logan Courthouse, Logantown.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Logan 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Logan (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. West Virginia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. West Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Logan, WV - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a West Virginia Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Logan, WV Housing Affordability Index is 174
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

Logan, WV Wealth Index is 32
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.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the West Virginia COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 1,885 (100%)
Population in Households 1,866 (99.0%)
Population in Families 1,386 (73.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 19 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,643
Diversity Index2 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,022
Average Household Income $38,762
Per Capita Income $17,407
Wealth Index4 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $75,292
Housing Affordability Index3 174
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 486
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 0.63% -0.21%
Households 0.52% -0.28%
Families 0.39% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Logan, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Logan 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 # 81 80th
Population Density # 85 79th
Diversity Index # 80 80th
Median Household Income # 390 4th
Per Capita Income # 353 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare West Virginia July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement