Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population 2018

Greenbrier County, West Virginia's estimated population is 35,287 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenbrier County, West Virginia is the 15th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,287-293-0.82%
201635,580860.24%
201635,494-47-0.13%
201535,541190.05%
201435,522-247-0.69%
201335,769-80-0.22%
201235,8491440.40%
201135,7051590.45%
201035,5468532.46%
199034,693-2,972-7.89%
198037,6655,57517.37%
197032,090-2,356-6.84%
196034,446-4,849-12.34%
195039,2957752.01%
194038,5202,6427.36%
193035,8789,63636.72%
192026,2421,4095.67%
191024,8334,15020.06%
190020,6832,64914.69%
189018,0342,97419.75%
188015,0603,64331.91%
187011,417-794-6.50%
186012,2112,18921.84%
185010,0221,32715.26%
18408,695-311-3.45%
18309,0061,96527.91%
18207,0411,12719.06%
18105,9141,56936.11%
18004,345-1,670-27.76%
17906,0150.00%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,533
Two or More Races908
Black or African American887
Some Other Race129
Asian112
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

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

Greenbrier 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

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Median Age

45.4


Total

44.7


Male

46.5


Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Adults

There are 28,571 adults, (7,650 of which are seniors) in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,196

51.14%

Male

17,384

48.86%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male75.9%24.1%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family63%37%
Female54.7%45.3%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9442.3473.8
Married7,1562.9286.1
Non Family5,3581.1663
Female1,6373.1654.7
Male7933.2975.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Households

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5085.79%
9th to 12th Grade2,70110.36%
High School Graduate10,65640.89%
Some College4,59217.62%
Associates Degree1,4995.75%
Bachelors Degree3,18112.21%
Graduate Degree1,9227.38%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,59220,6944,740
Black69755594
Multiple Races429367109
Hispanic29419894
Other Race69194
Asian666666
Islander11

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 100.00%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,995$34,126$23,380
Less Than High School$19,746$24,266$13,805
High School Grad$25,883$31,516$20,569
Some College$27,434$36,006$23,718
Bachelors Degree$35,376$41,536$31,516
Graduate Degree$43,313$45,268$42,500

$27,995

Average Earnings

$34,126

Average Male

$23,380

Average Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language by Age

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

98.40% of Greenbrier County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5685,75017.66%
Multiple89642247.10%
Black85516218.95%
Hispanic4935511.16%
Asian1122623.21%
Other1141513.16%

18.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 47.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.44%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.75%
High School15.30%
Some College13.12%
Bachelors or Greater8.23%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.71%
Male Unemployed19.00%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed6.36%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Income

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,026$53,736
Families$49,986$64,617
Married Families$58,279$
Non Families$23,172$32,638

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Greenbrier 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.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by War

3,238

Number of Veterans

2,983

Male Veterans

255

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,287
First Gulf War523
Second Gulf War406
Korea338
World War II192

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,099
75+764
35 to 54668
55 to 64464
18 to 34243

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,97910.98%
Black15118.78%
2 or More10823.33%
Hispanic3310.38%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment Status

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Age

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lewisburg38353921862.24%
White Sulphur Springs24342420-14-0.58%
Ronceverte17641736-28-1.59%
Rainelle14861468-18-1.21%
Alderson 11841173-11-0.93%
Rupert942923-19-2.02%
Quinwood290286-4-1.38%
Falling Spring211208-3-1.42%
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