In 2020, Gilmer County, WV had a population of 7.97k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $42,883. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Gilmer County, WV declined from 8,041 to 7,970, a −0.883% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,636 to $42,883, a 0.579% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gilmer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), White (Hispanic) (1.81%), Other (Hispanic) (1.73%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%).
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.
97.7% of the residents in Gilmer County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gilmer County, WV are Glenville State College (351 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Gilmer County, WV was $79,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.4%. Most people in Gilmer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Gilmer County, WV was 2 cars per household.