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Pageton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Pageton Census Designated Place had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2018. Pageton 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 Pageton is located at latitude 37.3627 and longitude -81.4631 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Pageton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,555 feet.

The Pageton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586863) 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 Pageton Census Designated Place is located within North Elkin District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

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


Total Population 194
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 162
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $27,856
Average Household Income $42,034
Per Capita Income $17,456


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (86.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $35,714
Average Home Value $47,500


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% -0.31%
Households 0.45% -0.25%
Families 0.23% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   1.18%

Pageton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pageton 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 # 352 13th
Population Density # 373 8th
Diversity Index # 27 94th
Median Household Income # 374 8th
Per Capita Income # 366 10th

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