Greenbrier County WV Information


Greenbrier County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,352
Population in Households 36,736
Population in Familes 28,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 616
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 16,312
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 10,313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,388 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,924 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,913 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $117,294
Average Home Value $154,272


Median Household Income $37,023
Average Household Income $50,902
Per Capita Income $22,500
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.58%
Households 0.88% 0.62%
Families 0.65% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.


Greenbrier County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenbrier 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 # 15 75th
Population Density1 # 39 31st
Diversity Index2 # 15 75th
Median Household Income # 33 42nd
Per Capita Income # 16 73rd

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