Grant County WV Information


Grant County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,504
Daytime Population: Workers 5,106
Daytime Population: Residents 7,025
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 12,378
Population in Familes 10,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,720
Average Household Income $51,685
Per Capita Income $21,568


Total Housing Units 6,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,916 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,262 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,576 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $132,378
Average Home Value $153,077


Total Households 5,178
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,554
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 0.64% 0.6%
Households 0.65% 0.61%
Families 0.47% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


Grant County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant 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 # 43 24th
Population Density # 47 16th
Diversity Index # 29 49th
Median Household Income # 17 71st
Per Capita Income # 35 38th

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