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Anawalt, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Anawalt had a population of 209 as of July 1, 2017. Anawalt ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Anawalt is located at latitude 37.3365 and longitude -81.4406 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Anawalt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,680 feet.

The Town of Anawalt (GNIS ID: 2390703) 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 Anawalt is located within North Elkin District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anawalt 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 Anawalt: Jeanette.

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


Total Population 209
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 183
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 209
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 363
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $27,540
Average Household Income $43,605
Per Capita Income $18,052


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (37.8%)
Median Home Value $36,979
Average Home Value $50,352


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 56
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 -1.07% -1.68%
Households -1.1% -1.47%
Families -1.39% -1.47%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Anawalt, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anawalt 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 # 343 16th
Population Density # 306 25th
Diversity Index # 23 95th
Median Household Income # 378 7th
Per Capita Income # 349 14th

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