In 2018, Wetzel County, WV had a population of 15.6k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $42,125. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Wetzel County, WV declined from 15,793 to 15,614, a -1.13% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,694 to $42,125, a 3.52% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wetzel County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.884%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.416%), and White (Hispanic) (0.346%). 0% of the households in Wetzel County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in Wetzel County, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Wetzel County, WV was $101,000, and the homeownership rate was 79.8%. Most people in Wetzel County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Wetzel County, WV was 2 cars per household.