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Mineral Wells, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Mineralwells Census Designated Place had a population of 1,905 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Mineral Wells is located at latitude 39.1812 and longitude -81.5133 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Mineralwells Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Mineralwells Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389489) 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 Mineralwells Census Designated Place is located within Slate District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wood County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mineral Wells: Mineralwells.

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


Total Population 1,905
Population in Households 1,905
Population in Familes 1,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,242
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,515
Average Household Income $70,047
Per Capita Income $27,830


Total Housing Units 795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 570 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $165,394
Average Home Value $163,004


Total Households 746
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 552
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 -0.28% -0.17%
Households -0.29% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.9%

Mineral Wells, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral Wells 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 # 83 80th
Population Density # 122 70th
Diversity Index # 218 46th
Median Household Income # 23 95th
Per Capita Income # 56 86th

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