Jackson County, West Virginia Population 2018

Jackson County, West Virginia's estimated population is 28,976 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, West Virginia is the 20th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201729,1231470.51%
201728,976-196-0.67%
201629,17280.03%
201529,164380.13%
201429,126-50-0.17%
201329,176-88-0.30%
201229,264-39-0.13%
201129,303700.24%
201029,2333,29512.70%
199025,9381440.56%
198025,7944,89123.40%
197020,9032,36212.74%
196018,5413,24221.19%
195015,299-1,299-7.83%
194016,5984742.94%
193016,124-2,534-13.58%
192018,658-2,298-10.97%
191020,956-2,031-8.84%
190022,9873,96620.85%
189019,0212,70916.61%
188016,3126,01258.37%
187010,3001,99424.01%
18608,3061,76226.93%
18506,5441,65433.82%
18404,8900.00%

Jackson County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,415
Two or More Races349
American Indian and Alaska Native222
Asian90
Black or African American27
Some Other Race20

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

Jackson County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Jackson County, West Virginia Median Age

43


Total

41.6


Male

44.6


Female

Jackson County, West Virginia Adults

There are 22,739 adults, (5,537 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, West Virginia.

Jackson County, West Virginia Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,683

50.42%

Male

14,440

49.58%

Jackson County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Jackson County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All77.5%22.5%
Male73.3%26.7%
Female66%34%
Non Family65.6%34.4%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1492.677.5
Married6,2193.1686.4
Non Family3,4341.1865.6
Female1,1213.566
Male3753.5373.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, West Virginia Households

Jackson County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9314.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,9679.59%
High School Graduate8,64842.15%
Some College3,77118.38%
Associates Degree1,8679.10%
Bachelors Degree2,08910.18%
Graduate Degree1,2436.06%

Jackson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,15017,2613,209
Multiple Races142142
Native American13013057
Asian675854
Black272712

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 80.60%.

Jackson County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,603$42,500$27,016
Less Than High School$25,163$$5,449
High School Grad$27,286$37,940$24,339
Some College$30,057$42,478$25,863
Bachelors Degree$40,523$55,099$35,159
Graduate Degree$54,408$53,578$54,773

$32,603

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$27,016

Average Female

Jackson County, West Virginia Language

Jackson County, West Virginia Language by Age

Jackson County, West Virginia Language

99.53% of Jackson County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.22% of the population.

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,0334,00514.29%
Hispanic125125100.00%
Multiple34911232.09%
Asian9055.56%

14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.25%.

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.23%
High School15.46%
Some College11.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.38%
Male Unemployed8.00%
Male Employed6.14%
Female Employed6.08%

Jackson County, West Virginia Income

Jackson County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,731$56,213
Families$55,377$68,640
Married Families$63,954$
Non Families$20,106$26,099

Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status

Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Jackson County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,340

Number of Veterans

2,176

Male Veterans

164

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam960
Korea375
First Gulf War355
Second Gulf War260
World War II177

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+768
65 to 74626
55 to 64497
35 to 54318
18 to 34131

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,32510.39%
Black1555.56%

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Employment Status

Jackson County, West Virginia Employment by Age

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Jackson County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ravenswood38683825-43-1.11%
Ripley32493245-4-0.12%
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