Monongalia County WV Information


Monongalia County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,839
Daytime Population: Workers 61,043
Daytime Population: Residents 56,448
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 117,491
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 99,048
Population in Familes 62,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,791
Population Density2 294
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $42,569
Average Household Income $63,587
Per Capita Income $27,396


Total Housing Units 47,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,709 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,545 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,408 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $169,881
Average Home Value $203,666


Total Households 44,254
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 21,830
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 1.33% 1.28%
Households 1.48% 1.35%
Families 1.19% 1.16%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.86%


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, 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 # 3 96th
Population Density # 5 93rd
Diversity Index # 7 89th
Median Household Income # 11 82nd
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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