Lewis County, West Virginia Population 2018

Lewis County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,226 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, West Virginia is the 36th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,3711450.89%
201716,226-66-0.41%
201616,292-130-0.79%
201516,422-16-0.10%
201416,438-40-0.24%
201316,478280.17%
201216,450140.09%
201116,436220.13%
201016,414-809-4.70%
199017,223-1,590-8.45%
198018,8139665.41%
197017,847-1,864-9.46%
196019,711-1,363-6.47%
195021,074-1,197-5.37%
194022,2714772.19%
193021,7941,3396.55%
192020,4552,17411.89%
191018,2811,3017.66%
190016,9801,0856.83%
189015,8952,62619.79%
188013,2693,09430.41%
187010,1752,17627.20%
18607,999-2,032-20.26%
185010,0311,88023.06%
18408,1511,91030.60%
18306,2411,99446.95%
18204,2470.00%

Lewis County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,016
Two or More Races186
Asian68
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Black or African American36

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

Lewis County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lewis County, West Virginia Median Age

42.8


Total

42


Male

44.5


Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Adults

There are 12,951 adults, (3,195 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, West Virginia.

Lewis County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,173

49.92%

Male

8,198

50.08%

Lewis County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Lewis County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All70.4%29.6%
Male59.7%40.3%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female53.7%46.3%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5862.4570.4
Married3,4822.9681.3
Non Family2,0541.2459.5
Female7453.0753.7
Male3053.1959.7

2.91

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lewis County, West Virginia Households

Lewis County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4413.75%
9th to 12th Grade9778.32%
High School Graduate5,79949.37%
Some College2,23519.03%
Associates Degree7186.11%
Bachelors Degree1,0619.03%
Graduate Degree5144.38%

Lewis County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,44010,0591,479
Hispanic114114
Asian686868
Native American652828
Multiple Races4545
Black1313

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 100.00%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,356$40,447$24,375
Less Than High School$16,618$23,393$13,611
High School Grad$30,750$40,117$21,433
Some College$30,533$40,549$24,603
Bachelors Degree$43,589$59,265$30,573
Graduate Degree$47,321$$46,607

$31,356

Average Earnings

$40,447

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Language

Lewis County, West Virginia Language by Age

Lewis County, West Virginia Language

98.18% of Lewis County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6272,97519.04%
Hispanic206206100.00%
Multiple179158.38%

19.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.28%

Male Poverty Rate

21.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 8.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.10%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.62%
Some College15.60%
High School15.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.65%
Male Unemployed35.87%
Male Employed9.76%
Female Employed8.91%

Lewis County, West Virginia Income

Lewis County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,793$52,242
Families$48,578$59,325
Married Families$53,630$
Non Families$28,347$34,262

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Lewis 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.

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,270

Number of Veterans

1,225

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam515
Korea193
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War113
World War II56

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74381
75+360
55 to 64288
35 to 54192
18 to 3449

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment Status

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Age

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lewis County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Weston40954044-51-1.25%
Jane Lew40340410.25%
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