In 2017, Gilmer County, WV had a population of 8.31k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $37,175. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gilmer County, WV declined from 8,497 to 8,305, a -2.26% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,286 to $37,175, a -0.298% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gilmer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.65%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.88%), and White (Hispanic) (1.32%). N/A% 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 (187 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Gilmer County, WV is $91,600, and the homeownership rate is 74.3%. 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.