Wirt County WV Information


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  1. Wirt County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forWirt County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Wirt County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,761
Population in Households 5,761
Population in Familes 4,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $40,507
Average Household Income $52,863
Per Capita Income $22,114


Total Housing Units 3,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,012 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 398 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 842 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $86,007
Average Home Value $102,684


Total Households 2,410
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,682
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% -0.16%
Households 0.1% -0.16%
Families -0.05% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


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, 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 # 55 2nd
Population Density # 49 13th
Diversity Index # 49 11th
Median Household Income # 26 55th
Per Capita Income # 32 44th

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