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Westover, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Westover had a population of 4,050 as of July 1, 2018. Westover ranks in the upper 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 Westover is located at latitude 39.6352 and longitude -79.9674 in Monongalia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westover (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monongalia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The City of Westover (GNIS ID: 2390671) 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 City of Westover is located within Western District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monongalia County.


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Westover, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,050
Population in Households 4,049
Population in Familes 2,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,695
Diversity Index3 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,308
Average Household Income $59,691
Per Capita Income $27,668

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,030 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 851 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $144,257
Average Home Value $167,558
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,881
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 996
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.52%
Households 0.25% 0.54%
Families 0.1% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Westover, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westover to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 91st
Population Density # 20 95th
Diversity Index # 47 89th
Median Household Income # 91 78th
Per Capita Income # 60 85th

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