Summers County WV Information


Summers County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,073
Population in Households 12,978
Population in Familes 10,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,095
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $34,793
Average Household Income $46,547
Per Capita Income $20,221


Total Housing Units 7,946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,129 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,599 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,218 (27.9%)
Median Home Value $95,614
Average Home Value $126,126


Total Households 5,728
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,683
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 0.13% -0.02%
Households 0.34% -0.03%
Families 0.17% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Summers County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summers 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 # 41 27th
Population Density # 37 35th
Diversity Index # 11 82nd
Median Household Income # 53 5th
Per Capita Income # 51 9th

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