Wirt County WV Information


Wirt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,925
Population in Households 5,925
Population in Familes 4,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 2,495
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,969 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 909 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $79,476
Average Home Value $95,899


Median Household Income $38,036
Average Household Income $48,488
Per Capita Income $20,418
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.58%
Households 0.68% 0.65%
Families 0.5% 0.53%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.6%
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.


Wirt County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wirt 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 # 55 2nd
Population Density1 # 49 15th
Diversity Index2 # 46 18th
Median Household Income # 25 56th
Per Capita Income # 36 36th

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