MacArthur, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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MacArthur, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The MacArthur Census Designated Place had a population of 1,559 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for MacArthur is located at latitude 37.7478 and longitude -81.2024 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the MacArthur Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,434 feet.

The MacArthur Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390105) 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 MacArthur Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for MacArthur: Hollywood.

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


Total Population 1,559
Population in Households 1,556
Population in Familes 1,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 522
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,042
Average Household Income $69,194
Per Capita Income $29,212


Total Housing Units 743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $104,472
Average Home Value $120,916


Total Households 664
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 460
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 0.47% -0.26%
Households 0.43% -0.24%
Families 0.85% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

MacArthur, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares MacArthur 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 # 102 75th
Population Density # 257 37th
Diversity Index # 130 68th
Median Household Income # 29 93rd
Per Capita Income # 46 89th

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