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Daniels, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Daniels Census Designated Place had a population of 1,787 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Daniels is located at latitude 37.7221 and longitude -81.1301 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the Daniels Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,375 feet.

The Daniels Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389393) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Daniels Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.

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


Total Population 1,787
Population in Households 1,719
Population in Familes 1,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 386
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,876
Average Household Income $49,496
Per Capita Income $22,060


Total Housing Units 918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 523 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $117,318
Average Home Value $123,040


Total Households 784
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 467
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 -0.62% -0.84%
Households -0.7% -0.94%
Families -0.82% -1.09%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Daniels, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Daniels 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 # 90 78th
Population Density # 300 26th
Diversity Index # 181 56th
Median Household Income # 189 54th
Per Capita Income # 204 50th

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