Berkeley County, West Virginia Population 2018

Berkeley County, West Virginia's estimated population is 114,920 with a growth rate of 1.46% 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
2017111,610-3,310-2.88%
2017114,9201,6501.46%
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
White97,381
Black or African American8,372
Two or More Races3,013
Some Other Race1,425
Asian1,222
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100
American Indian and Alaska Native97

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Berkeley County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Berkeley County, West Virginia Median Age

38.8


Total

38.6


Male

38.8


Female

Berkeley County, West Virginia Adults

There are 84,846 adults, (15,268 of whom are seniors) in Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Berkeley County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

56,649

50.76%

Male

54,961

49.24%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Berkeley County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All73.8%26.2%
Male71.2%28.8%
Non Family65.4%34.6%
Female52.8%47.2%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Berkeley County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,4562.6173.8
Married21,9233.1384.1
Non Family12,8581.2665.4
Female5,1863.4152.8
Male2,4893.4271.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

7.4%

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 Grade2,2843.00%
9th to 12th Grade6,7318.84%
High School Graduate28,96538.03%
Some College16,39221.52%
Associates Degree6,0337.92%
Bachelors Degree10,25013.46%
Graduate Degree5,5057.23%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,63159,19613,854
Black5,4184,699937
Hispanic2,3311,627361
Multiple Races947854211
Asian763688356
Other Race75953091
Native American975346
Islander535312

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 47.42%.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,149$48,486$30,270
Less Than High School$25,417$31,478$18,279
High School Grad$31,864$41,307$23,355
Some College$41,084$52,338$32,334
Bachelors Degree$50,956$61,629$42,521
Graduate Degree$55,134$70,809$49,049

$39,149

Average Earnings

$48,486

Average Male

$30,270

Average Female

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language by Age

Berkeley County, West Virginia Language

94.85% of Berkeley County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White93,69310,73811.46%
Black8,2671,97823.93%
Hispanic4,34565215.01%
Multiple2,99156018.72%
Other1,42247633.47%
Asian1,20622618.74%
Native971919.59%

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.94%

Male Poverty Rate

14.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia is Other, with 33.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Berkeley County, West Virginia is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Berkeley County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.66%
High School10.52%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.83%
Male Unemployed30.31%
Female Employed7.70%
Male Employed3.76%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Income

Berkeley County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,480$70,926
Families$69,460$78,428
Married Families$82,208$90,648
Non Families$38,957$48,761

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marital Status

Berkeley County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by War

10,260

Number of Veterans

9,282

Male Veterans

978

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,095
First Gulf War2,927
Second Gulf War1,875
Korea844
World War II331

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,474
65 to 742,253
55 to 641,959
75+1,673
18 to 34901

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,87411.83%
Black1,11717.41%
Hispanic2569.24%
Other10411.32%
2 or More947.77%
Hawaiian4177.36%
Asian232.64%
Indian77.22%

Berkeley County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment Status

Berkeley County, West Virginia Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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