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Saint Marys, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Marys had a population of 1,872 as of July 1, 2017. Saint Marys ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Marys is located at latitude 39.3944 and longitude -81.2037 in Pleasants County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Marys (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pleasants County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Saint Marys (GNIS ID: 2390658) 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 Saint Marys is located within District C, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pleasants County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint Marys: Saint Mary's.

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


Total Population 1,872
Daytime Population: Workers 1,327
Daytime Population: Residents 1,159
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,486
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 1,678
Population in Familes 1,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 1,828
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $45,040
Average Household Income $56,439
Per Capita Income $23,485


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 607 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $108,239
Average Home Value $119,926


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 568
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 0.09% 0.14%
Households 0.16% 0.19%
Families 0.62% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Saint Marys, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Marys 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 # 85 79th
Population Density # 65 84th
Diversity Index # 172 57th
Median Household Income # 88 79th
Per Capita Income # 128 69th

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