Marshall County WV Information


Marshall County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,628
Population in Households 32,044
Population in Familes 25,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 584
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $41,484
Average Household Income $55,021
Per Capita Income $23,094


Total Housing Units 15,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,005 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,517 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,396 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $94,596
Average Home Value $128,786


Total Households 13,522
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,009
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 -0.18% -0.53%
Households -0.31% -0.59%
Families -0.46% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


Marshall County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshall 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 # 18 69th
Population Density # 15 75th
Diversity Index # 38 33rd
Median Household Income # 20 65th
Per Capita Income # 22 62nd

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