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Brenton, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Brenton Census Designated Place had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2018. Brenton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Brenton is located at latitude 37.6013 and longitude -81.6363 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Brenton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,178 feet.

The Brenton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586771) 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 Brenton Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brenton: Bartley.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 236
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 375
Diversity Index3 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,529
Average Household Income $54,341
Per Capita Income $22,699

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $88,750
Average Home Value $106,173
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.65% -1.04%
Households -0.69% -1.0%
Families 0.17% -1.15%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Brenton, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brenton 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 # 330 19th
Population Density # 303 25th
Diversity Index # 325 20th
Median Household Income # 141 65th
Per Capita Income # 172 58th

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