Morgan County WV Information

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Morgan County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgan 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 # 33 42nd
Population Density1 # 20 65th
Diversity Index2 # 24 58th
Median Household Income # 21 64th
Per Capita Income # 23 60th

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

POPULATION

Total Population 18,033
Population in Households 17,910
Population in Familes 14,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,560
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,156
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,060 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,500 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,643 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $138,095
Average Home Value $156,485
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,521
Average Household Income $50,535
Per Capita Income $21,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.65% 0.54%
Households 0.82% 0.55%
Families 0.65% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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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