Point Pleasant, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Point Pleasant had a population of 4,244 as of July 1, 2018. Point Pleasant 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 Point Pleasant is located at latitude 38.8502 and longitude -82.132 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the City of Point Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.7 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The City of Point Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2390639) 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 Point Pleasant is located within Lewis District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mason County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Point Pleasant: Long Point.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,244
Population in Households 4,187
Population in Familes 3,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 1,770
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,711
Average Household Income $56,030
Per Capita Income $25,886

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,238 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 716 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $88,764
Average Home Value $111,178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,954
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 1,095
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 -0.3% -0.38%
Households -0.37% -0.41%
Families -0.72% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Point Pleasant, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point Pleasant 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 # 34 92nd
Population Density # 67 84th
Diversity Index # 117 71st
Median Household Income # 193 53rd
Per Capita Income # 85 79th

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