Morgan County WV Information


Morgan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,366
Population in Households 18,243
Population in Familes 14,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 7,763
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,266
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,211 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,552 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,626 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $177,452
Average Home Value $198,221


Median Household Income $38,727
Average Household Income $50,997
Per Capita Income $21,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.66%
Households 0.98% 0.82%
Families 0.78% 0.69%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.


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, 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 # 33 42nd
Population Density1 # 20 65th
Diversity Index2 # 23 60th
Median Household Income # 22 62nd
Per Capita Income # 22 62nd

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