Hardy County WV Information


Hardy County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,287
Daytime Population: Workers 7,026
Daytime Population: Residents 7,039
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,065
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 14,229
Population in Familes 11,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,062
Average Household Income $52,050
Per Capita Income $21,641


Total Housing Units 8,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,364 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,558 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,456 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $145,516
Average Home Value $164,981


Total Households 5,922
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,915
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 0.26% -0.05%
Households 0.24% -0.06%
Families 0.05% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Hardy County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardy 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 # 40 29th
Population Density # 50 11th
Diversity Index # 8 87th
Median Household Income # 34 40th
Per Capita Income # 34 40th

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