Pendleton County WV Information


Pendleton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,830
Population in Households 7,622
Population in Familes 6,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 3,322
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,176
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,568 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,994 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $100,418
Average Home Value $146,554


Median Household Income $36,975
Average Household Income $48,685
Per Capita Income $21,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.03%
Households 0.18% -0.02%
Families -0.02% -0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.


Pendleton County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pendleton 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 # 52 7th
Population Density1 # 54 4th
Diversity Index2 # 19 67th
Median Household Income # 35 38th
Per Capita Income # 28 51st

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