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Pleasant Valley, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasant Valley had a population of 3,245 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasant Valley is located at latitude 39.4554 and longitude -80.1417 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasant Valley encompass a land area of 3.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Pleasant Valley (GNIS ID: 2390637) 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 Pleasant Valley is located within Palatine District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.


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Pleasant Valley, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pleasant Valley, WV Housing Affordability Index is 166
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

Pleasant Valley, WV Wealth Index is 88
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 3,245 (100%)
Population in Households 3,191 (98.3%)
Population in Families 2,422 (74.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 54 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 1,004
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,633
Average Household Income $69,367
Per Capita Income $30,676
Wealth Index4 88

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,007 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $145,900
Housing Affordability Index3 166
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,428
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 862
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 0.33% -0.04%
Households 0.21% -0.1%
Families -0.1% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Pleasant Valley, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Valley 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 # 49 88th
Population Density # 157 62nd
Diversity Index # 155 62nd
Median Household Income # 115 72nd
Per Capita Income # 45 89th

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