Gilmer County, West Virginia Population 2019

Gilmer County, West Virginia's estimated population is 8,057 with a growth rate of -1.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gilmer County, West Virginia is the 50th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20188,026-31-0.38%
20178,057-81-1.00%
20168,138-168-2.02%
20158,306-191-2.25%
20148,497-123-1.43%
20138,620-127-1.45%
20128,747-2-0.02%
20118,749180.21%
20108,7311,06213.85%
19907,669-665-7.98%
19808,3345527.09%
19707,782-268-3.33%
19608,050-1,696-17.40%
19509,746-2,300-19.09%
194012,0461,40513.20%
193010,641-27-0.25%
192010,668-711-6.25%
191011,379-383-3.26%
190011,7622,01620.69%
18909,7462,63837.11%
18807,1082,77063.85%
18704,33857915.40%
18603,7592848.17%
18503,4750.00%

Gilmer County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,821
Black or African American923
Two or More Races335
Some Other Race156
American Indian and Alaska Native36
Asian34

Gilmer County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Gilmer County, West Virginia Median Age

38


Total

37


Male

41.6


Female

Gilmer County, West Virginia Adults

There are 7,027 adults, (1,288 of whom are seniors) in Gilmer County, West Virginia.

Gilmer County, West Virginia Age Dependency

44.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gilmer County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,393

40.85%

Male

4,912

59.15%

Gilmer County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Gilmer County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All74.3%25.7%
Female63.4%36.6%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family54%46%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7032.4574.3
Married1,3442.8792
Non Family9571.2454
Female2354.0663.4
Male1673.6562.9

3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

9.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gilmer County, West Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3215.64%
9th to 12th Grade73612.92%
High School Graduate2,28540.12%
Some College1,14320.07%
Associates Degree2975.22%
Bachelors Degree5179.08%
Graduate Degree3966.95%

Gilmer County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5613,730849
Black71161715
Hispanic262143
Multiple Races13913137
Other Race10819
Native American3622
Asian343412

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,444$28,984$23,875
Less Than High School$18,472$26,389$
High School Grad$25,349$27,202$21,579
Some College$23,625$25,750$22,845
Bachelors Degree$21,048$45,000$18,400
Graduate Degree$51,645$45,357$58,641

$26,444

Average Earnings

$28,984

Average Male

$23,875

Average Female

Gilmer County, West Virginia Language

Gilmer County, West Virginia Language by Age

Gilmer County, West Virginia Language

94.83% of Gilmer County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.78% of the population.

Gilmer County, West Virginia Poverty

Gilmer County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,2151,49924.12%
Black14013193.57%
Multiple1862613.98%

25.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.28%

Male Poverty Rate

25.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gilmer County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, West Virginia is Black, with 93.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gilmer County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 13.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.78%
Some College17.13%
High School16.34%
Bachelors or Greater10.79%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed54.79%
Female Unemployed37.65%
Female Employed17.64%
Male Employed8.77%

Gilmer County, West Virginia Income

Gilmer County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,175$51,418
Families$49,258$60,887
Married Families$57,143-
Non Families$16,683$31,574

Gilmer County, West Virginia Marital Status

Gilmer County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gilmer County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Gilmer County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gilmer County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Gilmer County, West Virginia Veterans

495

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War57
Korea48
Second Gulf War42
World War II22

Gilmer County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4457.79%
Black455.04%
Indian513.89%

Gilmer County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

11.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gilmer County, West Virginia Employment Status

40.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Gilmer County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glenville15431517-26-1.69%
Sand Fork158155-3-1.90%
  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