Summersville, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Summersville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Summersville had a population of 3,605 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Summersville is located at latitude 38.287 and longitude -80.8415 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Summersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,880 feet.

The City of Summersville (GNIS ID: 2391433) 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 Summersville is located within Summersville District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nicholas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Summersville: Nicholas Court House, Somerville.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,605
Population in Households 3,545
Population in Familes 2,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 809
Diversity Index3 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,929
Average Household Income $59,218
Per Capita Income $26,766

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,072 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 583 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $97,967
Average Home Value $133,396
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,654
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 997
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 0.11% -0.01%
Households 0.1% -0.01%
Families 0.28% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Summersville, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summersville 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 # 43 90th
Population Density # 193 53rd
Diversity Index # 183 55th
Median Household Income # 186 54th
Per Capita Income # 75 82nd

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