Valley Head, WV Profile: Facts & Data

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Valley Head, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Valley Head Census Designated Place had a population of 269 as of July 1, 2018. Valley Head 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 Valley Head is located at latitude 38.5471 and longitude -80.0319 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Valley Head Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,372 feet.

The Valley Head Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586893) 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 Head Census Designated Place is located within Mingo District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 269
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 276
Diversity Index3 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,126
Average Household Income $56,594
Per Capita Income $25,117

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $158,663
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% -0.22%
Households 0.1% -0.16%
Families 1.35% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.75%

Valley Head, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Head 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 # 318 22nd
Population Density # 345 15th
Diversity Index # 386 5th
Median Household Income # 273 33rd
Per Capita Income # 100 76th

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