Pine Grove, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Pine Grove, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Pine Grove had a population of 536 as of July 1, 2018. Pine Grove 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 Pine Grove is located at latitude 39.5635 and longitude -80.6848 in Wetzel County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pine Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Wetzel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Town of Pine Grove (GNIS ID: 2391361) 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 Pine Grove is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wetzel County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pine Grove: Big Forks of Fishing Creek, Pinegrove.

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


Total Population 536
Population in Households 536
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,523
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,041
Average Household Income $55,766
Per Capita Income $22,460


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $80,938
Average Home Value $118,711


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 150
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 -0.36% -0.72%
Households -0.44% -0.76%
Families -0.16% -0.95%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Pine Grove, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pine Grove 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 # 237 42nd
Population Density # 94 77th
Diversity Index # 306 25th
Median Household Income # 151 63rd
Per Capita Income # 183 55th

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