The table below compares McDowell 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||# 31||45th|
|Population Density1||# 33||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 4||95th|
|Median Household Income||# 54||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 54||4th|
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|Population in Households||21,393|
|Population in Familes||17,385|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,145|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,721 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,990 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,200 (18.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,531 (21.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,914|
|Average Home Value||$114,202|
|Median Household Income||$26,273|
|Average Household Income||$39,905|
|Per Capita Income||$15,916|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.58%|
|Per Capita Income||1.44%|
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