Greenbrier County WV Information


Greenbrier County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,162
Daytime Population: Workers 17,557
Daytime Population: Residents 20,815
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,372
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 36,546
Population in Familes 28,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 616
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $38,693
Average Household Income $55,033
Per Capita Income $24,162


Total Housing Units 19,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,271 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,861 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,820 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $121,655
Average Home Value $153,933


Total Households 16,132
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 10,191
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% 0.52%
Households 0.6% 0.5%
Families 0.4% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


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, 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 # 15 75th
Population Density # 39 31st
Diversity Index # 13 76th
Median Household Income # 29 49th
Per Capita Income # 9 85th

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