Summers County WV Information


Summers County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,709
Population in Households 12,457
Population in Familes 9,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,252
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 5,554
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 3,569
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,085 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,469 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,261 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $89,236
Average Home Value $118,960


Median Household Income $32,278
Average Household Income $43,859
Per Capita Income $19,267
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.32%
Households -0.05% -0.27%
Families -0.28% -0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.


Summers County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summers 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 # 42 25th
Population Density1 # 37 35th
Diversity Index2 # 10 84th
Median Household Income # 52 7th
Per Capita Income # 48 15th

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