Monongalia County WV Information

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Monongalia County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Monongalia County WV Housing Affordability Index is 126
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Monongalia County WV Wealth Index is 87
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 103,434
Population in Households 96,808
Population in Familes 60,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,626
Population Density 287
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,207
Average Household Income $78,428
Per Capita Income $32,927
Wealth Index3 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 47,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,343 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,807 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,976 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $209,331
Housing Affordability Index2 126
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 43,150
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 21,213
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.79% 0.72%
Households 0.88% 0.75%
Families 0.62% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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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, 2019 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 # 5 93rd
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

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