Ohio County WV Information


Ohio County Subdivisions

Ohio County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,251
Population in Households 40,871
Population in Familes 30,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,380
Population Density1 409
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $43,097
Average Household Income $61,873
Per Capita Income $27,400


Total Housing Units 21,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,750 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,806 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,586 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $116,616
Average Home Value $148,959


Total Households 18,556
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 10,789
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.33% -0.43%
Households -0.23% -0.43%
Families -0.43% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.45%


Ohio County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ohio County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 13 78th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 12 80th
Median Household Income # 14 76th
Per Capita Income # 5 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.