Whitmer, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Whitmer, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Whitmer Census Designated Place had a population of 107 as of July 1, 2018. Whitmer 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 Whitmer is located at latitude 38.8149 and longitude -79.5451 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Whitmer Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,762 feet.

The Whitmer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586901) 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 Whitmer Census Designated Place is located within Dry Fork District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitmer: Whitner.

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


Total Population 107
Population in Households 107
Population in Familes 86
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 253
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,169
Average Household Income $56,222
Per Capita Income $23,387


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $149,342


Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 34
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 0.11% -0.19%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Whitmer, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitmer 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 # 388 4th
Population Density # 352 13th
Diversity Index # 304 24th
Median Household Income # 148 64th
Per Capita Income # 141 65th

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