Monongalia County WV Information


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  1. Monongalia County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forMonongalia County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Monongalia County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 104,685
Population in Households 98,353
Population in Familes 61,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,332
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $45,107
Average Household Income $67,282
Per Capita Income $28,934


Total Housing Units 47,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,113 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,716 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,660 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $175,894
Average Home Value $216,961


Total Households 43,829
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 21,631
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.03% 1.0%
Households 1.18% 1.03%
Families 0.94% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.22%


Monongalia County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monongalia 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 # 3 96th
Population Density # 5 93rd
Diversity Index # 8 87th
Median Household Income # 8 87th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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