Mingo County WV Information


Mingo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,121
Population in Households 28,036
Population in Familes 23,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $38,197
Average Household Income $53,319
Per Capita Income $22,150


Total Housing Units 13,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,519 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,137 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,633 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $78,091
Average Home Value $101,720


Total Households 11,656
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 7,974
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 0.57% -0.03%
Households 0.57% -0.03%
Families 0.41% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.24%


Mingo County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mingo 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 # 23 60th
Population Density # 23 60th
Diversity Index # 35 36th
Median Household Income # 38 33rd
Per Capita Income # 31 45th

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