Martinsburg, West Virginia Population 2018

Martinsburg, West Virginia's estimated population is 17,404 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Martinsburg, West Virginia is the 8th largest city in West Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2624.77 people/mi² (1013.42 people/km²), with a household density of 489.65 people/km² (1268.20 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 34.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 8,409 households in the city, with an average size of 2.43 people per household. The vacancy rate was 15.1%, with a median rent of $900/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $142,500.

The median income for households in Martinsburg, West Virginia is $36,976, while the mean household income is $49,673. The per capita income is $20,646, and 26.6% of families and 28.8% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 44.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 10.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,404-56-0.32%
201617,460110.06%
201517,449-53-0.30%
201417,502720.41%
201317,430380.22%
201217,3921190.69%
201117,273350.20%
201017,2382,26615.13%
200014,9728996.39%
199014,0731,0107.73%
198013,063-1,563-10.69%
197014,626-553-3.64%
196015,179-442-2.83%
195015,6215583.70%
194015,0632061.39%
193014,8572,34218.71%
192012,5151,81716.98%
191010,6983,13441.43%
19007,5643384.68%
18907,22689114.06%
18806,3351,47230.27%
18704,8631,49944.56%
18603,3640.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,716
Black or African American2,602
Two or More Races856
Some Other Race188
Asian166
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander78
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Martinsburg Wv Population Pyramid 2018

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Martinsburg Wv Median Age

34.2


Total

33.9


Male

34.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 13,018 adults in Martinsburg Wv.

Martinsburg Wv Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Martinsburg Wv Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
1,161
Houses With Mortgage
2,120
Vacancy Rate
15.1
Median Rent
900
Median Home Value
142,500
Renter-Occupied Units
3,862
Owner-Occupied Units
3,281
Total Housing Units
8,409

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Martinsburg Wv for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 8% and the labor force participation rate is 60.1%.

Martinsburg Wv Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.43
Average Family Size
3.08
Total Households
7143
Married Couple Households
2208
Male Householder (no wife) Families
415
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1427
Non Family Households
3093
Total Families
4050
Households With Own Children
1866
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Martinsburg Wv Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
785
$10,000 to $14,999
624
$15,000 to $24,999
940
$25,000 to $34,999
1,066
$35,000 to $49,999
1,056
$50,000 to $74,999
1,063
$75,000 to $99,999
914
$100,000 to $149,999
430
$150,000 to $199,999
108
Over $200,000
157

Martinsburg Wv Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Martinsburg Wv

West Virginia

$36,976

$42,644

$49,673

$57,779

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Martinsburg Wv Education Data

Martinsburg Wv Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
5074.39%
9th to 12th Grade
1,30711.31%
High School Graduate
4,37437.85%
Some College
2,67623.15%
Associates Degree
7126.16%
Bachelors Degree
1,23310.67%
Graduate Degree
7486.47%