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Rachel, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rachel Census Designated Place had a population of 253 as of July 1, 2018. Rachel ranks in the lower 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 Rachel is located at latitude 39.5189 and longitude -80.2988 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Rachel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The Rachel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586870) 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 Rachel Census Designated Place is located within West Augusta District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 253
Population in Households 253
Population in Familes 210
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 740
Diversity Index3 4
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,660
Average Household Income $49,570
Per Capita Income $20,274

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $76,786
Average Home Value $88,483
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.08%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.7% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Rachel, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rachel 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 # 324 20th
Population Density # 205 50th
Diversity Index # 360 11th
Median Household Income # 179 56th
Per Capita Income # 288 29th

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