Brooke County, West Virginia Population 2018

Brooke County, West Virginia's estimated population is 22,443 with a growth rate of -4.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooke County, West Virginia is the 28th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,443-1,030-4.39%
201623,4737663.37%
201622,707-493-2.12%
201523,200-182-0.78%
201423,382-222-0.94%
201323,604-87-0.37%
201223,691-137-0.57%
201123,828-171-0.71%
201023,999-2,993-11.09%
199026,992-4,125-13.26%
198031,1171,4324.82%
197029,6857452.57%
196028,9402,0367.57%
195026,9041,3915.45%
194025,5138503.45%
193024,6638,13649.23%
192016,5275,42948.92%
191011,0983,87953.73%
19007,2195598.39%
18906,66064710.76%
18806,01354910.05%
18705,464-30-0.55%
18605,4944408.71%
18505,054-2,894-36.41%
18407,94890712.88%
18307,0414106.18%
18206,63178813.49%
18105,8431,13724.16%
18004,7060.00%

Brooke County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,699
Black or African American390
Two or More Races228
Asian97
Some Other Race44
American Indian and Alaska Native12
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Brooke 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

Brooke County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

44.3


Male

48.3


Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Adults

There are 19,201 adults, (5,047 of which are seniors) in Brooke County, West Virginia.

Brooke County, West Virginia Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooke County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

12,066

51.40%

Male

11,407

48.60%

Brooke County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Brooke County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All73%27%
Female61.2%38.8%
Male57.5%42.5%
Non Family57.1%42.9%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooke County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9342.2673
Married4,7462.9489.4
Non Family3,6631.1757.1
Female1,0172.7861.2
Male5082.8257.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brooke County, West Virginia Households

Brooke County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6323.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,0346.14%
High School Graduate6,73239.96%
Some College3,68721.89%
Associates Degree1,4188.42%
Bachelors Degree2,14712.75%
Graduate Degree1,1957.09%

Brooke County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,40314,7763,237
Black218218
Multiple Races767634
Asian583522
Hispanic523614
Other Race404035
Islander33

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 87.50%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,424$39,974$26,167
Less Than High School$19,258$26,810$15,078
High School Grad$26,242$32,370$20,105
Some College$31,435$46,808$22,833
Bachelors Degree$40,802$52,455$36,875
Graduate Degree$52,261$61,042$50,159

$32,424

Average Earnings

$39,974

Average Male

$26,167

Average Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Language

Brooke County, West Virginia Language by Age

Brooke County, West Virginia Language

98.88% of Brooke County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5992,60412.06%
Multiple22112556.56%
Hispanic1266652.38%
Black3274313.15%
Native1111100.00%
Other4449.09%
Asian7822.56%

12.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.90%

Male Poverty Rate

13.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia is Asian, with 2.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.89%
High School10.27%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Unemployed20.78%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed6.47%

Brooke County, West Virginia Income

Brooke County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,265$56,591
Families$60,069$67,590
Married Families$68,808$
Non Families$26,192$36,585

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Brooke County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,972

Number of Veterans

1,940

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam700
Korea262
First Gulf War234
Second Gulf War188
World War II110

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74531
75+517
35 to 54443
55 to 64408
18 to 3473

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,95910.51%
Hispanic54.17%
Other511.36%
Black51.52%
2 or More33.57%

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment Status

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Brooke County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Weirton 1974318989-754-3.82%
Follansbee29862838-148-4.96%
Wellsburg28102657-153-5.44%
Bethany10361002-34-3.28%
Beech Bottom523491-32-6.12%
Windsor Heights423394-29-6.86%
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