Granville, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Granville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Granville had a population of 847 as of July 1, 2017. Granville ranks in 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 Granville is located at latitude 39.6481 and longitude -80.0016 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Granville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Town of Granville (GNIS ID: 2390217) 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 Granville is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Granville 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 Granville: Grandville, Mona.

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


Total Population 847
Daytime Population: Workers 1,530
Daytime Population: Residents 531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.43
Population in Households 847
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 653
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $32,139
Average Household Income $41,007
Per Capita Income $18,627


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $100,847
Average Home Value $106,542


Total Households 387
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 208
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 1.13% 1.24%
Households 1.16% 1.21%
Families 0.89% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Granville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Granville 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 # 173 58th
Population Density # 222 45th
Diversity Index # 72 82nd
Median Household Income # 317 22nd
Per Capita Income # 329 19th

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