Hancock County, West Virginia Population 2018

Hancock County, West Virginia's estimated population is 29,448 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, West Virginia is the 19th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,9214731.61%
201729,448-173-0.58%
201629,621-329-1.10%
201529,950-278-0.92%
201430,228-130-0.43%
201330,358-77-0.25%
201230,435-168-0.55%
201130,603-63-0.21%
201030,666-4,567-12.96%
199035,233-5,185-12.83%
198040,4186691.68%
197039,7491340.34%
196039,6155,22715.20%
195034,3882,8168.92%
194031,5723,06110.74%
193028,5118,53642.73%
192019,9759,51090.87%
191010,4653,77256.36%
19006,6932794.35%
18906,4141,53231.38%
18804,88251911.90%
18704,363-82-1.84%
18604,4453959.75%
18504,0500.00%

Hancock County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,535
Black or African American640
Two or More Races555
Asian141
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Hancock County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hancock County, West Virginia Median Age

46.1


Total

44.7


Male

48


Female

Hancock County, West Virginia Adults

There are 24,043 adults, (6,340 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, West Virginia.

Hancock County, West Virginia Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

15,426

51.56%

Male

14,495

48.44%

Hancock County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Hancock County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All71.7%28.3%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female48.7%51.3%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7602.3371.7
Married6,0542.8984.2
Non Family4,6281.1863.9
Female1,6513.1948.7
Male4273.3167.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hancock County, West Virginia Households

Hancock County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7043.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,8828.53%
High School Graduate9,41942.69%
Some College4,07118.45%
Associates Degree2,0359.22%
Bachelors Degree2,60211.79%
Graduate Degree1,3506.12%

Hancock County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,00018,5463,744
Black522499116
Hispanic25919730
Multiple Races15913314
Asian846348
Native American4141
Islander77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 57.14%.

Hancock County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,715$36,501$24,696
Less Than High School$21,732$25,426$
High School Grad$26,064$33,056$21,142
Some College$28,570$37,969$25,506
Bachelors Degree$40,952$52,500$35,930
Graduate Degree$57,348$83,313$51,902

$29,715

Average Earnings

$36,501

Average Male

$24,696

Average Female

Hancock County, West Virginia Language

Hancock County, West Virginia Language by Age

Hancock County, West Virginia Language

97.92% of Hancock County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,7903,58612.90%
Hispanic42814834.58%
Multiple55513624.50%
Black61811518.61%
Native4324.65%

13.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 34.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, West Virginia is Native, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.36%.

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.91%
High School11.08%
Some College9.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.77%
Female Unemployed32.31%
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed3.83%

Hancock County, West Virginia Income

Hancock County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,634$57,135
Families$54,746$69,860
Married Families$65,179$
Non Families$25,489$31,999

Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status

Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Hancock 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.

Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,591

Number of Veterans

2,475

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam869
First Gulf War495
Korea293
World War II188
Second Gulf War186

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74691
35 to 54676
75+622
55 to 64490
18 to 34112

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,52710.92%
Black5610.31%
Hispanic186.23%
Indian818.60%

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Employment Status

Hancock County, West Virginia Employment by Age

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Hancock County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hancock County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Weirton 1974318989-754-3.82%
Chester25882474-114-4.40%
New Cumberland11021051-51-4.63%
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