Craigsville, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Craigsville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Craigsville Census Designated Place had a population of 2,252 as of July 1, 2018. Craigsville 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 Craigsville is located at latitude 38.3223 and longitude -80.6469 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the Craigsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,313 feet.

The Craigsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389368) 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 Craigsville Census Designated Place is located within Beaver District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nicholas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Craigsville: Craigville, Signboard, Signpost.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,252
Population in Households 2,252
Population in Familes 1,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 371
Diversity Index3 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,560
Average Household Income $44,803
Per Capita Income $18,328

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 709 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 221 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $90,142
Average Home Value $103,279
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 930
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 656
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% 0.13%
Households 0.2% 0.15%
Families 0.47% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Craigsville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Craigsville 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 # 72 82nd
Population Density # 307 24th
Diversity Index # 324 20th
Median Household Income # 351 14th
Per Capita Income # 350 14th

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