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%). 0% of the households in Gilmer County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.2% of the residents in Gilmer County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gilmer County, WV are Glenville State College (325 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Gilmer County, WV was $91,300, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%. Most people in Gilmer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Gilmer County, WV was 2 cars per household.