Brooke County WV Information


Brooke County Subdivisions

Brooke County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,548
Population in Households 22,697
Population in Familes 18,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 851
Population Density2 264
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,944
Average Household Income $60,713
Per Capita Income $25,787


Total Housing Units 10,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,724 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,049 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,157 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $93,215
Average Home Value $122,018


Total Households 9,773
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,384
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.26% -0.56%
Households -0.3% -0.6%
Families -0.47% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.77%


Brooke County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brooke County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 7 89th
Diversity Index # 27 51st
Median Household Income # 4 95th
Per Capita Income # 7 89th

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