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Logan, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Logan had a population of 1,838 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.8519 and longitude -81.9881 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Logan (see map below) 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.

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


Total Population 1,838
Population in Households 1,819
Population in Familes 1,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1,602
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $30,402
Average Household Income $43,065
Per Capita Income $19,483


Total Housing Units 1,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $74,551
Average Home Value $98,155


Total Households 825
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 474
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 0.4% -0.31%
Households 0.25% -0.42%
Families 0.13% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Logan, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Logan 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 # 87 79th
Population Density # 85 79th
Diversity Index # 80 80th
Median Household Income # 354 13th
Per Capita Income # 314 23rd

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