Berkeley County, West Virginia Population 2018

Berkeley County, West Virginia's estimated population is 114,920 with a growth rate of 4.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Berkeley County, West Virginia is the 2nd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017114,9204,7474.31%
2016110,173-3,097-2.73%
2016113,2701,7731.59%
2015111,4971,4711.34%
2014110,0261,6911.56%
2013108,3351,5111.41%
2012106,8241,2161.15%
2011105,6089910.95%
2010104,61745,36476.56%
199059,25312,47826.68%
198046,77510,41928.66%
197036,3562,5657.59%
196033,7913,43211.30%
195030,3591,3434.63%
194029,0169863.52%
193028,0303,47614.16%
192024,5542,55511.61%
191021,9992,53013.00%
190019,4697674.10%
189018,7021,3227.61%
188017,3802,48016.64%
187014,9002,37518.96%
186012,5257546.41%
185011,7717997.28%
184010,9724544.32%
183010,518-693-6.18%
182011,211-268-2.33%
181011,479-10,527-47.84%
180022,0062,29311.63%
179019,7130.00%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White96,609
Black or African American8,293
Two or More Races2,886
Asian1,151
Some Other Race1,063
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander115
American Indian and Alaska Native56

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

Berkeley 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

Berkeley County, West Virginia Median Age

38.4


Total

38.3


Male

38.5


Female

Berkeley County, West Virginia Adults

There are 83,511 adults, (14,543 of which are seniors) in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Berkeley County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

56,014

50.84%

Male

54,159

49.16%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Berkeley County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
Male63.3%36.7%
Female56.8%43.2%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Berkeley County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,7202.6273.5
Married21,4453.1284.1
Non Family12,5031.2764.2
Female5,2363.4556.8
Male2,5363.463.3

3.07

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Berkeley County, West Virginia Households

Berkeley County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2793.04%
9th to 12th Grade7,2829.72%
High School Graduate28,20737.66%
Some College16,38221.87%
Associates Degree5,5817.45%
Bachelors Degree9,69612.95%
Graduate Degree5,4737.31%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White65,86957,77813,648
Black5,2894,582766
Hispanic2,1151,498265
Multiple Races89378674
Asian710641352
Other Race59343974
Native American563123
Islander525215

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 49.58%.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,526$46,002$28,368
Less Than High School$23,965$31,570$17,075
High School Grad$30,781$40,893$22,202
Some College$39,082$50,397$30,828
Bachelors Degree$50,193$58,982$42,360
Graduate Degree$57,004$79,592$50,099

$37,526

Average Earnings

$46,002

Average Male

$28,368

Average Female

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language by Age

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language

95.03% of Berkeley County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White92,89711,34312.21%
Black8,1771,98424.26%
Hispanic4,15362114.95%
Multiple2,88153018.40%
Other1,06219718.55%
Asian1,122837.40%
Native56916.07%

13.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.75%

Male Poverty Rate

14.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia is Black, with 24.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia is Asian, with 7.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.70%
High School10.71%
Some College8.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.46%
Male Unemployed34.80%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed3.66%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Income

Berkeley County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,148$69,677
Families$66,120$76,797
Married Families$79,712$88,332
Non Families$38,978$48,099

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marital Status

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Berkeley County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by War

10,881

Number of Veterans

9,933

Male Veterans

948

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,690
First Gulf War2,846
Second Gulf War2,000
Korea868
World War II408

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,620
55 to 642,404
65 to 742,269
75+1,651
18 to 34937

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,51412.81%
Black1,15918.43%
Hispanic2188.48%
2 or More12611.46%
Hawaiian3771.15%
Asian212.59%
Other162.26%
Indian814.29%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment Status

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment by Age

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Berkeley County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Martinsburg17200176874872.83%
Hedgesville31132092.89%
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