Vivian, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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

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

Vivian, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Vivian Census Designated Place had a population of 77 as of July 1, 2017. Vivian 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 Vivian is located at latitude 37.4172 and longitude -81.4922 in McDowell County. The formal boundaries for the Vivian Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McDowell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,621 feet.

The Vivian Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586896) 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 Vivian Census Designated Place is located within Browns Creek District, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDowell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vivian 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 Vivian: Clausen, East Vivian, Vivian Yard.

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.


Vivian Census Designated Place, WV Boundary Map

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

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 77
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 57
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 57
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 64
Population in Familes 48
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $22,283
Average Household Income $34,417
Per Capita Income $16,676


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $40,000
Average Home Value $62,500


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 17
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 -0.86% -1.33%
Households -0.89% -1.37%
Families -3.49% -2.47%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Vivian, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vivian 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 # 398 2nd
Population Density # 362 11th
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 396 2nd
Per Capita Income # 376 7th

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: