Gilmer County, WV has a population of 8,497 people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $37,286. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Gilmer County, WV declined from 8,644 to 8,497, a 1.7% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,536 to $37,286, a 0.67% decrease.
The population of Gilmer County, WV is 83.3% White, 10.7% Black, and 3.58% Hispanic. 5.06% of the people in Gilmer County, WV speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Gilmer County, WV are Glenville State College, with 192 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Gilmer County, WV is $84,500, and the homeownership rate is 75.2%. Most people in Gilmer County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Gilmer County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Gilmer County, WV is the 49th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Braxton County, WV; Calhoun County, WV; Doddridge County, WV; Lewis County, WV; and Ritchie County, WV.