Wyoming County WV Information


Wyoming County Subdivisions

Wyoming County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 23,761
Population in Households 23,705
Population in Familes 20,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 9,734
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 6,938
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,684 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,050 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,465 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $92,334
Average Home Value $117,575


Median Household Income $36,058
Average Household Income $51,337
Per Capita Income $21,039
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% -0.24%
Households 0.11% -0.27%
Families -0.03% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.


Wyoming County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wyoming County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 30 47th
Population Density1 # 31 45th
Diversity Index2 # 45 20th
Median Household Income # 35 38th
Per Capita Income # 26 55th

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