Greenbrier County WV Information


Greenbrier County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,716
Population in Households 36,100
Population in Familes 28,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 616
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $38,867
Average Household Income $55,885
Per Capita Income $24,505


Total Housing Units 19,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,366 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,553 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,912 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $127,222
Average Home Value $159,214


Total Households 15,919
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 10,058
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 0.42% 0.26%
Households 0.37% 0.23%
Families 0.19% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.45%


Greenbrier County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenbrier 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 # 15 75th
Population Density # 39 31st
Diversity Index # 13 76th
Median Household Income # 29 49th
Per Capita Income # 9 85th

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