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Great Cacapon, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Great Cacapon Census Designated Place had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Great Cacapon is located at latitude 39.6143 and longitude -78.2857 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Great Cacapon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Great Cacapon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586817) 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 Great Cacapon Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Cacapon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Cacapon: Cacapon, Cacapon Depot.

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


Total Population 402
Population in Households 402
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 469
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,408
Average Household Income $44,439
Per Capita Income $19,293


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (32.5%)
Median Home Value $123,980
Average Home Value $134,603


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 110
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 0.49% 0.54%
Households 0.45% 0.6%
Families -0.11% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Great Cacapon, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Cacapon 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 # 270 34th
Population Density # 274 33rd
Diversity Index # 119 71st
Median Household Income # 222 45th
Per Capita Income # 320 21st

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