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Carolina, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Carolina Census Designated Place had a population of 416 as of July 1, 2018. Carolina ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Carolina is located at latitude 39.4794 and longitude -80.2723 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Carolina Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The Carolina Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586777) 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 Carolina Census Designated Place is located within West Augusta District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

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


Total Population 416
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 346
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 501
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,081
Average Household Income $56,531
Per Capita Income $23,158


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $86,058
Average Home Value $104,496


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 117
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 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.21% -0.17%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

Carolina, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carolina 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 # 265 35th
Population Density # 262 36th
Diversity Index # 97 77th
Median Household Income # 204 50th
Per Capita Income # 150 63rd

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