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Red Jacket, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Red Jacket Census Designated Place had a population of 552 as of July 1, 2017. Red Jacket ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Red Jacket is located at latitude 37.6488 and longitude -82.1316 in Mingo County. The formal boundaries for the Red Jacket Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mingo County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Red Jacket Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389732) 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 Red Jacket Census Designated Place is located within Beech Ben Mate District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mingo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Jacket population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 552
Daytime Population: Workers 149
Daytime Population: Residents 434
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 583
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 552
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $31,618
Average Household Income $45,808
Per Capita Income $19,113


Total Housing Units 276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $69,286
Average Home Value $79,784


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 153
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 -0.7% -1.04%
Households -0.53% -0.99%
Families -1.44% -1.07%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Red Jacket, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Jacket 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 # 231 43rd
Population Density # 390 4th
Diversity Index # 163 60th
Median Household Income # 326 20th
Per Capita Income # 312 23rd

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