Durbin, WV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Durbin, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Durbin had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2017. Durbin ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Durbin is located at latitude 38.5471 and longitude -79.8278 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Durbin (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pocahontas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,743 feet.

The Town of Durbin (GNIS ID: 2390154) 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 Town of Durbin is located within Greenbank District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pocahontas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Durbin 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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Durbin, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 291
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 144
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 190
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 291
Population in Familes 231
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 509
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $29,133
Average Household Income $35,622
Per Capita Income $14,886


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $73,889
Average Home Value $91,398


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 78
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 -0.09% -0.21%
Households -0.22% -0.33%
Families 0.0% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Durbin, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durbin 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 # 300 26th
Population Density # 256 37th
Diversity Index # 87 79th
Median Household Income # 364 10th
Per Capita Income # 392 3rd

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