Brooke County WV Information

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Brooke County Subdivisions

Brooke County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 23,829
Population in Households 22,957
Population in Familes 18,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 872
Population Density1 267
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,966
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 6,515
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,222 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,744 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,001 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $87,740
Average Home Value $112,323
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,684
Average Household Income $55,938
Per Capita Income $23,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.21%
Households -0.09% -0.17%
Families -0.29% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Brooke County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooke County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 29 49th
Population Density1 # 7 89th
Diversity Index2 # 28 51st
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 7 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.