Taylor County WV Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Taylor County WV Housing Affordability Index is 209
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

Taylor County WV Wealth Index is 66
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 17,182
Population in Households 16,671
Population in Familes 13,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 511
Population Density 99
Diversity Index1 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,387
Average Household Income $61,625
Per Capita Income $24,732
Wealth Index3 66

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,355 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,539 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 855 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $110,586
Housing Affordability Index2 209
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,894
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,714
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 0.18% -0.13%
Households 0.18% -0.14%
Families 0.03% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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Taylor County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor 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 # 35 38th
Population Density # 16 73rd
Diversity Index # 33 42nd
Median Household Income # 10 84th
Per Capita Income # 12 80th

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