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Red Jacket, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Red Jacket Census Designated Place had a population of 584 as of July 1, 2019. 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 37.6484 and longitude -82.1401 in Mingo County. The formal boundaries for the Red Jacket Census Designated Place 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Red Jacket, WV Housing Affordability Index is 156
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

Red Jacket, WV Wealth Index is 27
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 584 (100%)
Population in Households 584 (100.0%)
Population in Families 479 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 111
Diversity Index2 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $20,811
Average Household Income $36,164
Per Capita Income $15,059
Wealth Index4 27

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Housing Affordability Index3 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 237
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 158
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 0.06% -0.1%
Households 0.05% -0.08%
Families -0.79% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Red Jacket, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Jacket 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 # 223 45th
Population Density # 388 4th
Diversity Index # 163 59th
Median Household Income # 399 1st
Per Capita Income # 385 5th

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