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Hambleton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hambleton had a population of 218 as of July 1, 2019. Hambleton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Hambleton is located at latitude 39.0821 and longitude -79.6453 in Tucker County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hambleton encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Tucker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

The Town of Hambleton (GNIS ID: 2390225) 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 Hambleton is located within Black Fork District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tucker County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hambleton: Black Fork, Goff Town, Goffs, Hulings, Rushs.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Hambleton, WV Housing Affordability Index is 268
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

Hambleton, WV Wealth Index is 48
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 218 (100%)
Population in Households 218 (100.0%)
Population in Families 188 (86.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,584
Diversity Index2 3
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,455
Average Household Income $52,702
Per Capita Income $20,947
Wealth Index4 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $88,158
Housing Affordability Index3 268
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.67% -0.56%
Households -0.69% -0.67%
Families 0.0% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.07%

Hambleton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hambleton 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 # 340 16th
Population Density # 89 78th
Diversity Index # 390 4th
Median Household Income # 161 60th
Per Capita Income # 234 42nd

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