The Town of Fort Gay had a population of 724 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Gay 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 Fort Gay is located at latitude 38.1225 and longitude -82.5914 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Gay (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 577 feet.
The Town of Fort Gay (GNIS ID: 2390188) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Gay: Cassville.
|Population in Households||724|
|Population in Familes||605|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$20,938|
|Average Household Income||$42,697|
|Per Capita Income||$17,905|
|Total Housing Units||366 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||219 (59.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||108 (29.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||40 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,435|
|Average Home Value||$102,169|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.61%|
|Per Capita Income||1.98%|
The table below compares Fort Gay 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.
|Total Population||# 189||54th|
|Population Density||# 182||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 338||16th|
|Median Household Income||# 401||1st|
|Per Capita Income||# 361||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.