Valley Bend, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Valley Bend, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Valley Bend Census Designated Place had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2018. Valley Bend 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 Valley Bend is located at latitude 38.7694 and longitude -79.9279 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Valley Bend Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,028 feet.

The Valley Bend Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586892) 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 Valley Bend Census Designated Place is located within Valley Bend District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

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


Total Population 488
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $59,952
Average Household Income $72,998
Per Capita Income $30,445


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $89,773
Average Home Value $109,431


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 149
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 0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.06% -0.1%
Families -0.08% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Valley Bend, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Bend 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 # 251 38th
Population Density # 314 23rd
Diversity Index # 289 30th
Median Household Income # 19 96th
Per Capita Income # 32 92nd

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