Brooke County, West Virginia Population 2018

Brooke County, West Virginia's estimated population is 22,443 with a growth rate of -1.16% 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
201723,0676242.78%
201722,443-264-1.16%
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
White22,268
Black or African American402
Two or More Races204
Asian102
Some Other Race51
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39
American Indian and Alaska Native1

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

Brooke County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Brooke County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

44.5


Male

48


Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,896 adults, (5,040 of whom are seniors) in Brooke County, West Virginia.

Brooke County, West Virginia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooke County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,780

51.07%

Male

11,287

48.93%

Brooke County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Brooke County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All74.7%25.3%
Male65.3%34.7%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female58.6%41.4%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooke County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9612.2274.7
Married4,8172.890
Non Family3,5791.1760.2
Female1,0462.8358.6
Male5192.7965.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6.5%

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 Grade5523.32%
9th to 12th Grade9875.94%
High School Graduate6,62139.86%
Some College3,72022.40%
Associates Degree1,4218.56%
Bachelors Degree2,07012.46%
Graduate Degree1,2387.45%

Brooke County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,15914,6613,207
Black199199
Hispanic735816
Asian714524
Multiple Races515126
Other Race424235
Islander2121

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 83.33%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,879$45,584$27,461
Less Than High School$20,469$26,823$19,212
High School Grad$28,112$35,809$20,190
Some College$32,587$49,429$24,575
Bachelors Degree$41,119$59,079$37,041
Graduate Degree$54,023$66,176$51,123

$34,879

Average Earnings

$45,584

Average Male

$27,461

Average Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Language

Brooke County, West Virginia Language by Age

Brooke County, West Virginia Language

98.55% of Brooke County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1642,70112.76%
Multiple1978945.18%
Hispanic1396244.60%
Black283103.53%
Other51917.65%
Asian10232.94%

13.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 45.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia is Asian, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.23%
High School10.01%
Some College8.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.09%
Male Unemployed19.92%
Male Employed6.11%
Female Employed5.14%

Brooke County, West Virginia Income

Brooke County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,835$58,914
Families$62,308$70,246
Married Families$73,328$
Non Families$27,162$37,424

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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


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

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,878

Number of Veterans

1,795

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam653
First Gulf War279
Korea222
Second Gulf War211
World War II50

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74523
75+453
35 to 54415
55 to 64392
18 to 3495

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,86610.19%
Hispanic74.70%
Other713.73%
Black51.60%

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

11.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment Status

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Age

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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