Grant Town, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grant Town, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Grant Town had a population of 627 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Grant Town is located at latitude 39.5608 and longitude -80.1779 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Grant Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The Town of Grant Town (GNIS ID: 2390214) 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 Town of Grant Town is located within West Augusta District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grant Town: Granttown, Grays Flat, Graysflat.

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


Total Population 627
Daytime Population: Workers 161
Daytime Population: Residents 403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 627
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,190
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $41,516
Average Household Income $54,074
Per Capita Income $22,565


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $87,000
Average Home Value $111,425


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 182
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 0.31% 0.29%
Households 0.21% 0.23%
Families 0.86% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Grant Town, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant Town 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 # 208 49th
Population Density # 129 68th
Diversity Index # 139 66th
Median Household Income # 147 64th
Per Capita Income # 156 62nd

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