Monroe County WV Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,593
Daytime Population: Workers 2,809
Daytime Population: Residents 7,653
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,462
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 13,536
Population in Familes 11,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,170
Average Household Income $51,519
Per Capita Income $21,649


Total Housing Units 7,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,572 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,122 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,225 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $121,110
Average Home Value $137,407


Total Households 5,694
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,892
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 0.09% -0.18%
Households 0.09% -0.18%
Families -0.08% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


Monroe County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe 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 # 41 27th
Population Density # 43 24th
Diversity Index # 32 45th
Median Household Income # 23 60th
Per Capita Income # 33 42nd

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