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Vivian, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Vivian Census Designated Place had a population of 75 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vivian: Clausen, East Vivian, Vivian Yard.

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


Total Population 75
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 46
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 207
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $22,919
Average Household Income $34,200
Per Capita Income $16,562


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $42,500
Average Home Value $57,353


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 16
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 -1.08% -1.09%
Households -1.19% -1.42%
Families -3.79% -1.28%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

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, 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 # 398 2nd
Population Density # 364 10th
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 394 3rd
Per Capita Income # 381 6th

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