Calhoun County WV Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

Calhoun County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,611
Daytime Population: Workers 1,538
Daytime Population: Residents 5,365
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,903
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 7,589
Population in Familes 6,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $35,868
Average Household Income $49,222
Per Capita Income $21,279


Total Housing Units 4,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,449 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 834 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 840 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $75,061
Average Home Value $102,807


Total Households 3,283
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,159
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 -0.03% -0.38%
Households 0.06% -0.32%
Families -0.12% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Calhoun County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 7th
Population Density # 44 22nd
Diversity Index # 43 24th
Median Household Income # 49 13th
Per Capita Income # 38 33rd

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