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Eleanor, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Eleanor had a population of 1,561 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Eleanor is located at latitude 38.5376 and longitude -81.9324 in Putnam County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Eleanor encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Putnam County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Town of Eleanor (GNIS ID: 2390163) 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 Eleanor is located within Buffalo-Union District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Putnam County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eleanor: Red House Farms.

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Eleanor, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Eleanor, WV Housing Affordability Index is 187
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Eleanor, WV Wealth Index is 78
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,561 (100%)
Population in Households 1,561 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,313 (84.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 736
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,126
Average Household Income $70,816
Per Capita Income $28,928
Wealth Index4 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $158,712
Housing Affordability Index3 187
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 638
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.3% 0.24%
Households 0.24% 0.19%
Families 0.12% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Eleanor, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eleanor to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 104 75th
Population Density # 209 49th
Diversity Index # 260 35th
Median Household Income # 48 88th
Per Capita Income # 57 86th

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