In 2021, Gilmer County, WV had a population of 7.52k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $45,870. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Gilmer County, WV declined from 7,970 to 7,516, a −5.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,883 to $45,870, a 6.97% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gilmer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), White (Hispanic) (1.85%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.32%).
None of the households in Gilmer County, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.9% of the residents in Gilmer County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gilmer County, WV are Glenville State University (325 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Gilmer County, WV was $82,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%.
Most people in Gilmer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Gilmer County, WV was 2 cars per household.