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Mill Creek, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Mill Creek had a population of 750 as of July 1, 2019. Mill Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mill Creek is located at latitude 38.7315 and longitude -79.9701 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mill Creek encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,044 feet.

The Town of Mill Creek (GNIS ID: 2391302) 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 Mill Creek is located within Huttonsville District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mill Creek: Crickard, Currence's Mill Creek, Dog Town, Fort Currence.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mill Creek, WV Housing Affordability Index is 194
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

Mill Creek, WV Wealth Index is 36
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 750 (100%)
Population in Households 486 (64.8%)
Population in Families 399 (53.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 264 (35.2%)
Population Density 1,643
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,695
Average Household Income $40,778
Per Capita Income $11,387
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $84,722
Housing Affordability Index3 194
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 305
Average Household Size 1.59
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 2
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 0.38% 0.19%
Households 0.66% 0.33%
Families 0.52% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Mill Creek, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mill Creek 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 # 187 54th
Population Density # 84 79th
Diversity Index # 65 84th
Median Household Income # 344 15th
Per Capita Income # 404 0th

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