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Piney View, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Piney View Census Designated Place had a population of 992 as of July 1, 2019. Piney View ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Piney View is located at latitude 37.8362 and longitude -81.1348 in Raleigh County. The formal boundaries for the Piney View Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Raleigh County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,339 feet.

The Piney View Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389677) 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 Piney View Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Raleigh County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Piney View, WV Housing Affordability Index is 229
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

Piney View, WV Wealth Index is 47
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 992
Population in Households 992
Population in Families 822
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 245
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,603
Average Household Income $53,100
Per Capita Income $22,045
Wealth Index3 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $95,313
Housing Affordability Index2 229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.03% -0.35%
Households -0.03% -0.45%
Families -0.45% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Piney View, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piney View 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 # 151 63rd
Population Density # 352 13th
Diversity Index # 134 67th
Median Household Income # 182 55th
Per Capita Income # 202 50th

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