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Pentress, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Pentress Census Designated Place had a population of 187 as of July 1, 2017. Pentress ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Pentress is located at latitude 39.7116 and longitude -80.171 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the Pentress Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Pentress Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586865) 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 Pentress Census Designated Place is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pentress 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 Pentress: Minors Mills, New Brownsville, Pentrees, Pentress Junction, Statler Town, Statlers Town, Statlersville, Stradlerstown.

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


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 173
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 309
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $60,615
Average Household Income $68,090
Per Capita Income $26,566


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $155,208
Average Home Value $151,370


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 60
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 0.92% 1.05%
Households 1.18% 0.91%
Families 1.99% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Pentress, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pentress 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 # 353 13th
Population Density # 322 21st
Diversity Index # 354 13th
Median Household Income # 13 97th
Per Capita Income # 57 86th

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