Monongah, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Monongah, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Monongah had a population of 1,052 as of July 1, 2017. Monongah ranks in the upper 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 Monongah is located at latitude 39.4583 and longitude -80.2208 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monongah (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The Town of Monongah (GNIS ID: 2391310) 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 Monongah is located within West Augusta District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Monongah 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 Monongah: Briar Town, Briartown, Monogah.

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


Total Population 1,052
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 604
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 741
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,018
Population in Familes 823
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 2,156
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $39,307
Average Household Income $50,261
Per Capita Income $21,518


Total Housing Units 490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 348 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $86,042
Average Home Value $108,453


Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 298
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 0.11% 0.19%
Households 0.06% 0.13%
Families -0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Monongah, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monongah 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 # 143 65th
Population Density # 36 91st
Diversity Index # 115 72nd
Median Household Income # 191 53rd
Per Capita Income # 214 47th

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