Hampshire County WV Information


Hampshire County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,858
Daytime Population: Workers 5,691
Daytime Population: Residents 14,229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 24,376
Population in Familes 19,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 482
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $35,112
Average Household Income $46,381
Per Capita Income $18,933


Total Housing Units 14,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,747 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,231 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,581 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $142,953
Average Home Value $172,483


Total Households 9,978
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 6,780
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 0.51% 0.46%
Households 0.54% 0.47%
Families 0.36% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   2.07%


Hampshire County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampshire 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 # 27 53rd
Population Density # 36 36th
Diversity Index # 22 64th
Median Household Income # 52 7th
Per Capita Income # 52 7th

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