Pleasants County WV Information


Pleasants County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,765
Population in Households 7,142
Population in Familes 5,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 623
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 2,950
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,061
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,282 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 668 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 545 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $99,828
Average Home Value $118,076


Median Household Income $38,562
Average Household Income $50,801
Per Capita Income $20,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.57%
Families 0.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
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.


Pleasants County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasants 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 # 53 5th
Population Density1 # 26 55th
Diversity Index2 # 34 42nd
Median Household Income # 23 60th
Per Capita Income # 34 40th

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