Tucker County WV Information


Tucker County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,936
Daytime Population: Workers 2,728
Daytime Population: Residents 3,777
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 6,794
Population in Familes 5,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $36,469
Average Household Income $48,435
Per Capita Income $20,950


Total Housing Units 5,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,292 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 660 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,394 (44.8%)
Median Home Value $111,506
Average Home Value $144,644


Total Households 2,952
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,955
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 -0.4% -0.45%
Households -0.48% -0.51%
Families -0.67% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Tucker County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tucker 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 # 54 4th
Population Density # 52 7th
Diversity Index # 48 13th
Median Household Income # 44 22nd
Per Capita Income # 42 25th

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