In 2018, Gilmer County, WV had a population of 8.21k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $35,810. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Gilmer County, WV declined from 8,305 to 8,205, a -1.2% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,175 to $35,810, a -3.67% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gilmer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), White (Hispanic) (1.79%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.62%). NaNk% of the people in Gilmer County, WV speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gilmer County, WV are Glenville State College (187 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Gilmer County, WV is $91,300, and the homeownership rate is 72.7%. Most people in Gilmer County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Gilmer County, WV is 2 cars per household.