Grant County, West Virginia Population 2018

Grant County, West Virginia's estimated population is 11,670 with a growth rate of -0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grant County, West Virginia is the 43rd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,670-100-0.85%
201611,7701271.09%
201611,643-23-0.20%
201511,666340.29%
201411,632-123-1.05%
201311,755-63-0.53%
201211,818-79-0.66%
201111,897-14-0.12%
201011,9111,48314.22%
199010,4282182.14%
198010,2101,60318.62%
19708,6073033.65%
19608,304-452-5.16%
19508,756-49-0.56%
19408,8053644.31%
19308,441-552-6.14%
19208,9931,15514.74%
19107,8385637.74%
19007,2754736.95%
18906,8021,26022.74%
18805,5421,07524.07%
18704,4670.00%

Grant County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,526
Black or African American174
Two or More Races57
Some Other Race13

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

Grant 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

Grant County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

45.9


Male

46.3


Female

Grant County, West Virginia Adults

There are 9,463 adults, (2,613 of which are seniors) in Grant County, West Virginia.

Grant County, West Virginia Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

5,862

49.80%

Male

5,908

50.20%

Grant County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Grant County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All79%21%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Female56.6%43.4%
Male51.2%48.8%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grant County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1582.879
Married2,3273.2585.7
Non Family1,3561.376.3
Female2724.6656.6
Male2035.151.2

3.46

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Grant County, West Virginia Households

Grant County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7328.57%
9th to 12th Grade8289.69%
High School Graduate4,00846.91%
Some College1,19914.03%
Associates Degree5806.79%
Bachelors Degree6667.79%
Graduate Degree5316.21%

Grant County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3446,8251,166
Black14613123
Multiple Races337
Other Race1313
Hispanic888

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 100.00%.

Grant County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,841$32,340$23,675
Less Than High School$30,642$32,429$18,707
High School Grad$27,189$30,265$25,294
Some College$26,769$42,206$15,034
Bachelors Degree$36,909$41,146$35,306
Graduate Degree$35,893$36,103$35,568

$29,841

Average Earnings

$32,340

Average Male

$23,675

Average Female

Grant County, West Virginia Language

Grant County, West Virginia Language by Age

Grant County, West Virginia Language

98.16% of Grant County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2511,45012.89%
Black1746839.08%
Hispanic13575.19%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grant County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grant County, West Virginia is Black, with 39.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.23%.

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.03%
High School14.58%
Bachelors or Greater14.43%
Some College9.26%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.11%
Female Unemployed17.86%
Female Employed6.98%
Male Employed2.28%

Grant County, West Virginia Income

Grant County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,703$49,430
Families$48,343$59,393
Married Families$53,894$
Non Families$22,054$27,877

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Grant 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 55To64.

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by War

896

Number of Veterans

857

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam339
Korea86
First Gulf War69
World War II45
Second Gulf War41

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+283
65 to 74264
35 to 54177
55 to 64146
18 to 3426

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8879.60%
Black95.17%

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

3.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Employment Status

Grant County, West Virginia Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Grant County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Petersburg241125731626.72%
Bayard290272-18-6.21%
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