Hampshire County WV Information


Hampshire County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,339
Population in Households 24,937
Population in Familes 20,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 402
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,357
Average Household Income $49,853
Per Capita Income $20,254


Total Housing Units 14,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,646 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,517 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,569 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $154,871
Average Home Value $190,773


Total Households 10,163
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 6,911
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 0.68% 0.61%
Households 0.7% 0.59%
Families 0.55% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


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, 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 # 26 55th
Population Density # 36 36th
Diversity Index # 23 60th
Median Household Income # 36 36th
Per Capita Income # 50 11th

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