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Population Demographics for West Virginia 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in West Virginia

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population1,852,994100
Black or African American63,1243
Two or More Races27,1421
Hispanic or Latino22,2681
Asian12,406Below 1%
Some Other Race6,119Below 1%
American Indian3,787Below 1%
Three or more races1,492Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander428Below 1%
Native Hawaiian141Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population913,586939,4081,852,994
Black or African American33,96329,16163,124
Two or More Races13,51713,62527,142
Hispanic or Latino12,02010,24822,268
Some Other Race3,5732,5466,119
American Indian2,0261,7613,787
Three or more races7157771,492
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander223205428
Native Hawaiian7863141

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Demographic population totals

Total population in West Virginia

Total Population:1,852,994
Male Population:913,586
Female Population:939,408

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in West Virginia

Both sexes41

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in West Virginia

Total Population:1,803,612
Male Population:884,134
Under 5 years:53,254
5 to 9 years:54,384
10 to 14 years:55,355
15 to 17 years:34,784
18 and 19 years:21,272
20 years:11,280
21 years:11,015
22 to 24 years:31,839
25 to 29 years:52,117
30 to 34 years:54,037
35 to 39 years:56,956
40 to 44 years:58,822
45 to 49 years:64,057
50 to 54 years:69,221
55 to 59 years:67,537
60 and 61 years:26,269
62 to 64 years:35,003
65 and 66 years:18,640
67 to 69 years:25,428
70 to 74 years:32,916
75 to 79 years:22,815
80 to 84 years:16,522
85 years and over:10,611
Female Population:919,478
Under 5 years:50,720
5 to 9 years:51,564
10 to 14 years:53,369
15 to 17 years:32,487
18 and 19 years:20,307
20 years:10,885
21 years:10,828
22 to 24 years:31,723
25 to 29 years:52,679
30 to 34 years:54,769
35 to 39 years:57,513
40 to 44 years:59,177
45 to 49 years:66,695
50 to 54 years:72,095
55 to 59 years:70,468
60 and 61 years:27,210
62 to 64 years:35,850
65 and 66 years:19,457
67 to 69 years:27,348
70 to 74 years:37,885
75 to 79 years:30,541
80 to 84 years:24,759
85 years and over:21,149

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in West Virginia

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in West Virginia

Family led homes:502,332
Husband-wife family:380,426
Other family:121,906
Population of male led with no wife present:36,374
Population female led with no husband present:85,532
Population of Nonfamily homes:261,499
Population living alone:217,308
Population not living alone:44,191

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in West Virginia with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:218,708
Population of family homes:215,902
Husband-wife family:143,008
Under 6 years only:32,442
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:29,414
6 to 17 years only:81,152
Other family:72,894
Male householder, no wife present:20,921
Under 6 years only:5,937
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3,347
6 to 17 years only:11,637
Female led with no husband present:51,973
Under 6 years only:12,799
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:9,201
6 to 17 years only:29,973
Nonfamily households:2,806
Male led households:2,233
Under 6 years only:503
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:216
6 to 17 years only:1,514
Female led householder:573
Under 6 years only:122
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:47
6 to 17 years only:404
Households with no people under 18 years:545,123
Family households:286,430
Husband-wife family:237,418
Other family:49,012
Male led with no wife present:15,453
Female led with no husband present:33,559
Nonfamily households:258,693
Male led householder:120,823
Female led householder:137,870

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in West Virginia, by type

Total Home Population:763,831
Population of Family homes:502,332
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:15,491
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:70,407
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:96,740
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:106,659
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:54,248
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:50,413
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:66,047
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:33,968
Population of 85 year olds and over:8,359
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:261,499
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:19,804
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:27,500
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:25,074
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:44,412
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:26,395
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:25,804
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:40,167
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:35,498
Population of 85 year olds and over:16,845

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in West Virginia containing people over 60

Total Population:763,831
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:297,398
1-person household:111,302
2-or-more-person household:186,096
Family households:177,545
Nonfamily households:8,551
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:466,433
1-person household:106,006
2-or-more-person household:360,427
Family homes:324,787
Nonfamily homes:35,640

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in West Virginia with multiple generations.

Total Population:763,831
Home has three or more generations:24,634
Home does not have three or more generations:739,197

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in West Virginia under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:385,526
Unmarried partner of home lead present:38,271
In family homes:35,436
Population of male led and male partner homes:954
Population of male led and female partner households:15,451
Population of female led and female partner households:1,540
Population of female led and male partner households:17,491
In nonfamily homes:2,835
Population of male led and male partner homes:12
Population of male led and female partner homes:2,461
Population of female led and female partner homes:86
Population of female led and male partner homes:276
No unmarried partner of home lead present:347,255
In family homes:346,214
Population of husband-wife family homes:260,127
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:17,578
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:68,509
In nonfamily homes:1,041

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in West Virginia

Total Population:1,445,994
Population Under 18 years:377,177
Population 18 years and over:1,068,817

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in West Virginia have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:561,013
Family home:404,553
Nonfamily homess:156,460
Male led home:69,989
Living alone:57,120
Not living alone:12,869
Female led home:86,471
Living alone:77,642
Not living alone:8,829
Population of Renter occupied homes:202,818
Family run homes:97,779
Husband-wife family:50,152
Other family:47,627
Male led with no wife present:12,271
Female led with no husband present:35,356
Nonfamily Homes:105,039
Male led homes:53,067
Male living alone:40,089
Male not living alone:12,978
Female led homes:51,972
Females living alone:42,457
Females not living alone:9,515

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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