Tucker County WV Information

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Tucker County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,863
Population in Households 6,717
Population in Familes 5,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,944
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,951
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,285 (42.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 659 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,399 (44.9%)
Median Home Value $105,407
Average Home Value $140,624
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,968
Average Household Income $45,975
Per Capita Income $20,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.47%
Households -0.6% -0.45%
Families -0.8% -0.58%
Median Household Income   -0.8%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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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Tucker County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tucker 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 # 54 4th
Population Density1 # 53 7th
Diversity Index2 # 49 13th
Median Household Income # 45 20th
Per Capita Income # 40 29th

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