Braxton County, West Virginia Population 2018

Braxton County, West Virginia's estimated population is 14,237 with a growth rate of -1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Braxton County, West Virginia is the 38th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,237-226-1.56%
201614,4631220.85%
201614,341-25-0.17%
201514,366-34-0.24%
201414,400180.13%
201314,382-67-0.46%
201214,449-81-0.56%
201114,530-15-0.10%
201014,5451,54711.90%
199012,998-896-6.45%
198013,8941,2289.70%
197012,666-2,486-16.41%
196015,152-2,930-16.20%
195018,082-3,576-16.51%
194021,658-921-4.08%
193022,579-1,394-5.81%
192023,9739504.13%
191023,0234,11921.79%
190018,9044,97635.73%
189013,9284,14142.31%
18809,7873,30751.03%
18706,4801,48829.81%
18604,99278018.52%
18504,2121,63763.57%
18402,5750.00%

Braxton County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,208
Two or More Races144
Black or African American49
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander46
American Indian and Alaska Native10
Some Other Race6

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

Braxton 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

Braxton County, West Virginia Median Age

45


Total

43.7


Male

46


Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Adults

There are 11,541 adults, (2,950 of which are seniors) in Braxton County, West Virginia.

Braxton County, West Virginia Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Braxton County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,229

49.98%

Male

7,234

50.02%

Braxton County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All75.6%24.4%
Female66.8%33.2%
Male65.1%34.9%
Non Family62%38%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Braxton County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4172.675.6
Married2,9893.0485.5
Non Family1,6451.1862
Female4914.2466.8
Male2923.3965.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Braxton County, West Virginia Households

Braxton County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6786.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,30812.50%
High School Graduate5,34951.11%
Some College1,43913.75%
Associates Degree4143.96%
Bachelors Degree9569.14%
Graduate Degree3213.07%

Braxton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,2498,3281,234
Multiple Races11410841
Islander43
Hispanic3226
Black23172
Native American10
Other Race66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.96%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,490$40,396$21,349
Less Than High School$20,577$22,115$10,833
High School Grad$27,061$45,775$18,947
Some College$26,176$28,542$22,191
Bachelors Degree$32,108$39,167$26,210
Graduate Degree$42,188$40,114$45,893

$27,490

Average Earnings

$40,396

Average Male

$21,349

Average Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Language

Braxton County, West Virginia Language by Age

Braxton County, West Virginia Language

99.00% of Braxton County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7012,79320.39%
Hispanic1802413.33%
Black252288.00%
Multiple1011312.87%
Native1010100.00%

20.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.52%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 12.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.74%
High School13.97%
Some College13.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.41%
Female Unemployed35.54%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed5.26%

Braxton County, West Virginia Income

Braxton County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,092$48,715
Families$50,250$57,555
Married Families$55,078$
Non Families$20,670$27,285

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Braxton 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 35To44.

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,021

Number of Veterans

979

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam345
Korea165
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War65
World War II20

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74318
75+312
55 to 64200
35 to 54147
18 to 3444

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9958.77%
2 or More1311.40%
Indian10100.00%
Black310.34%

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

13.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment Status

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Age

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Braxton County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sutton9941033393.92%
Gassaway908902-6-0.66%
Burnsville508496-12-2.36%
Flatwoods27727700.00%
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