Braxton County, West Virginia Population 2018

Braxton County, West Virginia's estimated population is 14,237 with a growth rate of -0.73% 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
201714,3451080.76%
201714,237-104-0.73%
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
White14,050
Two or More Races187
Black or African American65
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29
American Indian and Alaska Native9
Some Other Race5

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Median Age

44.9


Total

43.9


Male

46.1


Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Adults

There are 11,444 adults, (2,943 of whom are seniors) in Braxton County, West Virginia.

Braxton County, West Virginia Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Braxton County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,173

50.00%

Male

7,172

50.00%

Braxton County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All77.6%22.4%
Female69%31%
Male67.3%32.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Braxton County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4982.5477.6
Married3,1322.8985.9
Non Family1,3881.1765.5
Female6513.5869
Male3273.0467.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.54

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 Grade6866.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,32412.76%
High School Graduate4,83646.61%
Some College1,39613.45%
Associates Degree5014.83%
Bachelors Degree1,11710.77%
Graduate Degree5164.97%

Braxton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1528,1901,591
Multiple Races11611041
Hispanic4135
Black37311
Islander27
Native American9
Other Race55

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 35.34%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,384$39,708$21,986
Less Than High School$16,296$20,034$14,375
High School Grad$28,168$41,672$19,643
Some College$27,731$31,098$21,981
Bachelors Degree$41,231$51,475$32,024
Graduate Degree$50,563$50,938$47,500

$30,384

Average Earnings

$39,708

Average Male

$21,986

Average Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Language

Braxton County, West Virginia Language by Age

Braxton County, West Virginia Language

99.06% of Braxton County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5983,04622.40%
Black282796.43%
Hispanic1311813.74%
Native99100.00%

22.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.33%

Male Poverty Rate

21.95%

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 Hispanic, with 13.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.92%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.53%
High School15.80%
Some College12.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.67%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.12%
Female Unemployed36.88%
Male Employed10.13%
Female Employed7.91%

Braxton County, West Virginia Income

Braxton County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,266$51,040
Families$52,665$58,177
Married Families$57,218$
Non Families$21,986$28,262

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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


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

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by War

864

Number of Veterans

815

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam306
Korea136
First Gulf War92
Second Gulf War46
World War II13

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+341
65 to 74248
55 to 64151
35 to 54110
18 to 3414

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8557.61%
Indian9100.00%

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment Status

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Age

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

15.3%

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