Wetzel County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

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Wetzel County Population Demographics top

Total Population 18,462
Male Population 9,123
Female Population 9,339
Male Population 49.42 %
Female Population 50.58 %
Median Age 46
Citizen US Born 18,345
Citizen not US Born 53
Not Citizen 64
Citizen US Born 99.37 %
Citizen not US Born 0.29 %
Not Citizen 0.35 %
Moved from Abroad 4
Moved from Same Country 922
Moved from Same State 315
Moved from Different State 234
Same House as Last Year 16,728
Moved from Abroad 0.02 %
Moved from Same Country 4.99 %
Moved from Same State 1.71 %
Moved from Different State 1.27 %
Same House as Last Year 90.61 %

Occupational Employment in Wetzel County top

White Collar 3,931
Blue Collar 2,401
White Collar 21.29 %
Blue Collar 13.01 %
Self Employees 300
Private Companies 4,534
Governmental Workers 1,062
Not for Profit Companies 436
Self Employees 1.62 %
Private Companies 24.56 %
Governmental Workers 5.75 %
Not for Profit Companies 2.36 %

Number of Households in Wetzel County top

Total Households 7,058
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 4,609
Non-family Households 2,449
Non-family Households 24.96 %
Family Households 13.27 %
Households with Children 1,692
Households without Children 5,366
Households with Children 9.16 %
Households without Children 29.07 %

Median and Average Income in Wetzel County top

Average Household Income $49,675.00
Median Household Income $39,850.00
People below Poverty Level 3,985
People above Poverty Level 13,942

Housing in Wetzel County top

Housing Units 9,744
Median Year Built 1970
Built in 1939 or Earlier 2,117
Built between 1940 and 1949 728
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,134
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,250
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,932
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,107
Built between 1990 and 1999 882
Built between 2000 and 2009 533
Built in 2010 or Later 61
Occupied Housing Units 7,058
Owner Occupied 5,607
Renter Occupied 1,451
Owner Occupied 30.37 %
Renter Occupied 7.86 %
With Mortgage 1,833
Without Mortgage 3,774
Median Value with Mortgage $91,700.00
Median Value without Mortgage $86,500.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $403.00
With Mortgage 9.93 %
Without Mortgage 20.44 %

Wetzel County Education Statistics top

No High School 660
Some High School 9,058
Some College 3,002
Associate Degree 844
Bachelor's Degree 925
Graduate Degree 630
No High School 3.57 %
Some High School 49.06 %
Some College 16.26 %
Associate Degree 4.57 %
Bachelor's Degree 5.01 %
Graduate Degree 3.41 %

Marital Status in Wetzel County top

Never Married 4,377
Married 7,612
Separated 223
Widowed 1,387
Divorced 2,003
Never Married 23.71 %
Married 41.23 %
Separated 1.21 %
Widowed 7.51 %
Divorced 10.85 %

Means of Transport to Work in Wetzel County top

Car 5,724
Bus or TrolleyBus 3
Motorcycle 3
Walk 209

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Wetzel County is an area in West Virginia with a population of 18,462. There are 9,123 male residents living in Wetzel County and 9,339 female residents. The total number of households is 7,058 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 46 with 7,612 people being married and 7,990 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 62.08% white collar employees and 37.92% blue collar employees in Wetzel County.
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