Jackson County WV Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,834
Population in Households 29,654
Population in Familes 24,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,941
Average Household Income $56,171
Per Capita Income $22,993


Total Housing Units 13,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,305 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,855 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,471 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $125,011
Average Home Value $141,564


Total Households 12,160
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 8,564
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% 0.23%
Households 0.23% 0.21%
Families 0.09% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.71%


Jackson County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 21 64th
Population Density # 23 60th
Diversity Index # 40 29th
Median Household Income # 10 84th
Per Capita Income # 18 69th

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