Marion County WV Information


Marion County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 57,767
Population in Households 56,427
Population in Familes 43,930
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,340
Population Density2 187
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $44,580
Average Household Income $59,349
Per Capita Income $25,100


Total Housing Units 26,926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,864 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,240 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,822 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $105,880
Average Home Value $135,656


Total Households 24,104
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 15,253
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 0.29% 0.19%
Households 0.16% 0.11%
Families -0.01% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


Marion County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marion 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 # 11 82nd
Population Density # 10 84th
Diversity Index # 15 75th
Median Household Income # 9 85th
Per Capita Income # 7 89th

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