Pleasants County WV Information


Pleasants County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,807
Population in Households 7,136
Population in Familes 5,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 671
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,362
Average Household Income $54,090
Per Capita Income $21,633


Total Housing Units 3,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,426 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 493 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 547 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $117,350
Average Home Value $129,586


Total Households 2,919
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,039
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 0.32% 0.17%
Households 0.24% 0.17%
Families 0.11% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.73%


Pleasants County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasants 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 # 52 7th
Population Density # 26 55th
Diversity Index # 33 42nd
Median Household Income # 17 71st
Per Capita Income # 41 27th

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