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Albright, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Albright had a population of 293 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Albright is located at latitude 39.4947 and longitude -79.6398 in Preston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Albright (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Preston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The Town of Albright (GNIS ID: 2390699) 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 Albright is located within Fourth District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Preston County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Albright: Albrights, Albrightsville.

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


Total Population 293
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 240
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,263
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,583
Average Household Income $53,735
Per Capita Income $20,857


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $88,281
Average Home Value $127,105


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.27%
Households -0.31% -0.17%
Families 0.6% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Albright, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albright 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 # 303 25th
Population Density # 119 71st
Diversity Index # 260 37th
Median Household Income # 218 46th
Per Capita Income # 260 36th

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