Mineral County WV Information


Mineral County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,608
Daytime Population: Workers 8,469
Daytime Population: Residents 16,861
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 27,918
Population in Familes 22,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 690
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $36,171
Average Household Income $50,582
Per Capita Income $21,024


Total Housing Units 13,389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,575 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,093 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,721 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $125,392
Average Home Value $144,239


Total Households 11,668
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 7,857
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 0.19% -0.13%
Households 0.14% -0.15%
Families -0.04% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


Mineral County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral 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 # 22 62nd
Population Density # 17 71st
Diversity Index # 17 71st
Median Household Income # 48 15th
Per Capita Income # 40 29th

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