Raysal, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Raysal Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Raysal Content

Also See: Raysal, WV ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Raysal, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Raysal Census Designated Place had a population of 431 as of July 1, 2017. Raysal ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Raysal is located at latitude 37.3371 and longitude -81.7692 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Raysal Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,201 feet.

The Raysal Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586873) 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 Raysal Census Designated Place is located within Sandy River District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Raysal 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 Raysal: Bartley Number 4.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


Raysal Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | WV Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Sandy River District | McDowell County | West Virginia Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 431
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 353
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 378
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 431
Population in Familes 365
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 351
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $20,604
Average Household Income $31,019
Per Capita Income $12,552


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $39,939
Average Home Value $54,771


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 127
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 -1.04% -1.58%
Households -0.99% -1.54%
Families -1.14% -1.8%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Raysal, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raysal 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 # 259 36th
Population Density # 311 23rd
Diversity Index # 319 21st
Median Household Income # 399 2nd
Per Capita Income # 405 0th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

West Virginia Research Tools

West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare West Virginia Census Data
Highest or Lowest: