Morgan County WV Information


Morgan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,085
Daytime Population: Workers 4,007
Daytime Population: Residents 10,529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,536
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 17,962
Population in Familes 14,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 79
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $40,554
Average Household Income $54,542
Per Capita Income $22,957


Total Housing Units 10,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,065 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,510 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,654 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $174,640
Average Home Value $193,879


Total Households 7,575
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 5,133
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 0.42% 0.53%
Households 0.51% 0.59%
Families 0.32% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


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, 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 # 33 42nd
Population Density # 19 67th
Diversity Index # 19 67th
Median Household Income # 20 65th
Per Capita Income # 20 65th

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