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Glen Fork, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Glen Fork Census Designated Place had a population of 489 as of July 1, 2019. Glen Fork 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 Glen Fork is located at latitude 37.6959 and longitude -81.529 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Fork Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The Glen Fork Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586813) 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 Glen Fork Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Fork: Clens Fork, Glenfork.

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Glen Fork, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glen Fork, WV Housing Affordability Index is 228
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Glen Fork, WV Wealth Index is 45
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 489 (100%)
Population in Households 489 (100.0%)
Population in Families 417 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 159
Diversity Index2 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,668
Average Household Income $52,756
Per Capita Income $21,283
Wealth Index4 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $93,605
Housing Affordability Index3 228
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.04% -0.5%
Households 0.0% -0.55%
Families -0.39% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Glen Fork, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Fork to the other 404 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 253 38th
Population Density # 372 8th
Diversity Index # 340 17th
Median Household Income # 227 44th
Per Capita Income # 223 45th

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