Wirt County WV Information


Wirt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,904
Daytime Population: Workers 963
Daytime Population: Residents 3,588
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,551
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 5,904
Population in Familes 4,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,376
Average Household Income $49,007
Per Capita Income $20,569


Total Housing Units 3,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,957 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 845 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $82,283
Average Home Value $98,863


Total Households 2,478
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,729
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 0.44% 0.35%
Households 0.49% 0.39%
Families 0.32% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.12%


Wirt County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wirt 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 # 55 2nd
Population Density # 48 15th
Diversity Index # 45 18th
Median Household Income # 31 45th
Per Capita Income # 45 20th

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