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Ceredo, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Ceredo had a population of 1,489 as of July 1, 2018. Ceredo ranks in 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 Ceredo is located at latitude 38.3938 and longitude -82.5501 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ceredo (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Ceredo (GNIS ID: 2390573) 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 City of Ceredo is located within Westmoreland District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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


Total Population 1,489
Population in Households 1,359
Population in Familes 1,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 973
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $36,187
Average Household Income $51,107
Per Capita Income $23,172


Total Housing Units 735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $133,553
Average Home Value $138,493


Total Households 653
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 386
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 0.32% -0.12%
Households 0.28% -0.18%
Families 0.25% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Ceredo, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ceredo 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 # 108 74th
Population Density # 162 60th
Diversity Index # 341 16th
Median Household Income # 270 34th
Per Capita Income # 149 63rd

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