Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Mount Gay-Shamrock Census Designated Place had a population of 1,853 as of July 1, 2019. Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP 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 Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP is located at latitude 37.8512 and longitude -82.0229 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Gay-Shamrock Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Mount Gay-Shamrock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389511) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mount Gay-Shamrock Census Designated Place is located within Central District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.


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Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, WV Housing Affordability Index is 207
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

Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, WV Wealth Index is 39
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,853 (100%)
Population in Households 1,795 (96.9%)
Population in Families 1,428 (77.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 58 ( 3.1%)
Population Density 246
Diversity Index2 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,588
Average Household Income $46,444
Per Capita Income $18,731
Wealth Index4 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $87,444
Housing Affordability Index3 207
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 777
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 498
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 0.44% -0.26%
Households 0.37% -0.34%
Families 0.13% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Gay-Shamrock CDP 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 # 87 79th
Population Density # 351 13th
Diversity Index # 110 73rd
Median Household Income # 306 25th
Per Capita Income # 308 24th

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