Glen Fork, WV Profile: Facts & Data


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Glen Fork, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Glen Fork Census Designated Place had a population of 461 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.7006 and longitude -81.5388 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Fork Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 461
Population in Households 461
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $38,043
Average Household Income $50,124
Per Capita Income $20,077


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $111,775


Total Households 175
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 128
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 -0.66% -1.06%
Households -0.67% -1.05%
Families -1.08% -1.12%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Glen Fork, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Fork 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 # 256 37th
Population Density # 374 8th
Diversity Index # 349 13th
Median Household Income # 233 43rd
Per Capita Income # 298 27th

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