Morgan County WV Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Morgan County WV Housing Affordability Index is 118
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

Morgan County WV Wealth Index is 59
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 18,682
Population in Households 18,559
Population in Familes 14,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density 82
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,147
Average Household Income $57,858
Per Capita Income $24,131
Wealth Index3 59

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,104 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 686 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,553 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $184,288
Housing Affordability Index2 118
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,790
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,269
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 0.68% 0.49%
Households 0.7% 0.5%
Families 0.54% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

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Morgan County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgan 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 # 33 42nd
Population Density # 20 65th
Diversity Index # 19 67th
Median Household Income # 17 71st
Per Capita Income # 14 76th

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