Montrose, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Montrose, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Montrose had a population of 157 as of July 1, 2018. Montrose ranks in the lower 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 Montrose is located at latitude 39.0684 and longitude -79.8103 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,985 feet.

The Town of Montrose (GNIS ID: 2391312) 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 Montrose is located within New Interest District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

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


Total Population 157
Population in Households 157
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 250
Diversity Index3 1


Median Household Income $42,783
Average Household Income $56,439
Per Capita Income $23,091


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $96,739
Average Home Value $144,231


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.08% -0.13%
Households 0.16% -0.27%
Families 1.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Montrose, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 370 9th
Population Density # 353 13th
Diversity Index # 403 1st
Median Household Income # 134 67th
Per Capita Income # 154 62nd

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