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Dixie, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Dixie Census Designated Place had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dixie is located at latitude 38.2509 and longitude -81.1943 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the Dixie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Dixie Census Designated Place are located in Nicholas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fayette County.

The Dixie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586798) 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 Dixie Census Designated Place is located within Jefferson District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nicholas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dixie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 276
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 201
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 222
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 378
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $43,181
Average Household Income $51,035
Per Capita Income $18,987


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $64,516
Average Home Value $73,171


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.73% -0.74%
Households -0.88% -0.77%
Families -2.0% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Dixie, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dixie 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 # 310 24th
Population Density # 301 26th
Diversity Index # 137 66th
Median Household Income # 110 73rd
Per Capita Income # 316 22nd

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