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Kermit, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Kermit had a population of 449 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Kermit is located at latitude 37.8437 and longitude -82.4093 in Mingo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Kermit encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mingo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Town of Kermit (GNIS ID: 2391254) 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 Kermit is located within Kermit Harvey District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mingo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kermit: East Warfield, Lower Burning Creek, Warfield.

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Kermit, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kermit, WV Housing Affordability Index is 246
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kermit, WV Wealth Index is 38
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 449 (100%)
Population in Households 449 (100.0%)
Population in Families 374 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,145
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,119
Average Household Income $48,242
Per Capita Income $18,804
Wealth Index4 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $81,875
Housing Affordability Index3 246
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.09% 0.4%
Households 1.02% 0.36%
Families 0.39% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.24%

Kermit, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kermit to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 134 67th
Diversity Index # 257 37th
Median Household Income # 240 41st
Per Capita Income # 304 25th

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