The table below compares Kanawha County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 9||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 6||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 8||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 3||96th|
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|Population in Households||189,770|
|Population in Familes||146,685|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,163|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||93,604 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||55,168 (58.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||29,440 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||8,996 ( 9.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,554|
|Average Home Value||$174,875|
|Median Household Income||$41,693|
|Average Household Income||$60,788|
|Per Capita Income||$26,770|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.06%|
|Per Capita Income||2.16%|
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