Barbour County, West Virginia Population 2018

Barbour County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,497 with a growth rate of -2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barbour County, West Virginia is the 35th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,497-395-2.34%
201616,8921721.03%
201616,720-250-1.47%
201516,970680.40%
201416,902390.23%
201316,863-6-0.04%
201216,8692711.63%
201116,598-14-0.08%
201016,6129135.82%
199015,699-940-5.65%
198016,6392,60918.60%
197014,030-1,444-9.33%
196015,474-4,271-21.63%
195019,745-124-0.62%
194019,8691,2416.66%
193018,6286003.33%
192018,0282,17013.68%
191015,8581,66011.69%
190014,1981,49611.78%
189012,7028327.01%
188011,8701,55815.11%
187010,3121,35415.11%
18608,958-47-0.52%
18509,0050.00%

Barbour County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,308
Two or More Races280
Black or African American118
American Indian and Alaska Native116
Asian65
Some Other Race5

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

Barbour County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Barbour County, West Virginia Median Age

41.1


Total

41.2


Male

40.9


Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,446 adults, (3,125 of which are seniors) in Barbour County, West Virginia.

Barbour County, West Virginia Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbour County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,717

51.60%

Male

8,175

48.40%

Barbour County, West Virginia Households and Families

Barbour County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barbour County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
Male74.5%25.5%
All71.2%28.8%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family51.3%48.7%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barbour County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1692.6571.2
Married3,3283.1485.4
Non Family1,9911.3251.3
Female6583.8859.3
Male1923.7274.5

3.22

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barbour County, West Virginia Households

Barbour County, West Virginia Education

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6425.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,51113.25%
High School Graduate5,00343.87%
Some College1,80015.78%
Associates Degree9868.65%
Bachelors Degree9428.26%
Graduate Degree5214.57%

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0679,0291,427
Multiple Races1509920
Native American11674
Hispanic41279
Black1313
Asian1352
Other Race555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,334$32,160$19,678
Less Than High School$19,688$21,250$13,269
High School Grad$25,471$32,112$18,363
Some College$22,444$31,650$18,445
Bachelors Degree$29,712$38,682$23,102
Graduate Degree$45,600$50,625$41,563

$24,334

Average Earnings

$32,160

Average Male

$19,678

Average Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Language

Barbour County, West Virginia Language by Age

Barbour County, West Virginia Language

99.02% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7113,36621.42%
Multiple27024390.00%
Hispanic1363626.47%
Asian653655.38%

22.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.98%

Male Poverty Rate

21.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 90.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is White, with 21.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.90%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.73%
Some College17.70%
High School14.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.94%
Male Unemployed26.13%
Female Employed13.37%
Male Employed7.04%

Barbour County, West Virginia Income

Barbour County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,733$47,297
Families$45,667$55,360
Married Families$50,811$
Non Families$20,261$28,188

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Barbour County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,360

Number of Veterans

1,255

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam547
Korea152
First Gulf War142
Second Gulf War130
World War II69

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+378
65 to 74356
55 to 64355
35 to 54227
18 to 3444

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,34010.32%
Hispanic2331.94%
Indian1916.38%
Asian11.54%

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

14.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment Status

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Age

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Barbour County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Philippi2963353357019.24%
Belington19211910-11-0.57%
Junior520495-25-4.81%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990