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Kimball, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Kimball had a population of 180 as of July 1, 2017. Kimball ranks in 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 Kimball is located at latitude 37.4267 and longitude -81.5079 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kimball (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,509 feet.

The Town of Kimball (GNIS ID: 2391257) 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 Kimball is located within Browns Creek District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kimball population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 180
Daytime Population: Workers 146
Daytime Population: Residents 125
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.51
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 712
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $21,552
Average Household Income $33,759
Per Capita Income $14,784


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (44.3%)
Median Home Value $34,375
Average Home Value $59,091


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 45
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 -1.03% -1.49%
Households -0.91% -1.7%
Families -1.97% -1.84%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Kimball, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kimball 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 # 356 12th
Population Density # 210 48th
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 397 2nd
Per Capita Income # 394 3rd

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