Logan County WV Information


Logan County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Logan 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 75th
Population Density1 # 19 67th
Diversity Index2 # 22 62nd
Median Household Income # 40 29th
Per Capita Income # 39 31st

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Logan County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 37,181
Population in Households 36,717
Population in Familes 30,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 464
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 15,239
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 10,676
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,966 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,273 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,344 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $100,171
Average Home Value $122,132


Median Household Income $35,320
Average Household Income $48,576
Per Capita Income $19,956
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% -0.05%
Households 0.52% 0.01%
Families 0.36% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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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