Lewis County, West Virginia Population 2018

Lewis County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,226 with a growth rate of -1.19% 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
201716,226-196-1.19%
201616,4221300.80%
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
White16,007
Two or More Races221
Asian101
Black or African American52
American Indian and Alaska Native41

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

Lewis 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

Lewis County, West Virginia Median Age

43.4


Total

42.5


Male

45.1


Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,039 adults, (3,202 of which are seniors) in Lewis County, West Virginia.

Lewis County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,193

49.89%

Male

8,229

50.11%

Lewis County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Lewis County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All71%29%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female53.1%46.9%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5412.4771
Married3,4202.9882
Non Family2,0391.2560.3
Female7533.1853.1
Male3293.1664.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade4884.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,0218.63%
High School Graduate5,95150.29%
Some College1,98316.76%
Associates Degree7306.17%
Bachelors Degree1,0278.68%
Graduate Degree6335.35%

Lewis County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,52010,0441,542
Asian10110180
Multiple Races907717
Hispanic6262
Native American412121
Black1919

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 79.21%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,879$38,649$23,525
Less Than High School$17,241$21,364$13,788
High School Grad$29,803$37,260$18,239
Some College$30,864$40,127$25,665
Bachelors Degree$43,718$54,286$31,944
Graduate Degree$51,029$80,139$48,920

$30,879

Average Earnings

$38,649

Average Male

$23,525

Average Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Language

Lewis County, West Virginia Language by Age

Lewis County, West Virginia Language

98.15% of Lewis County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7182,97718.94%
Hispanic13011689.23%
Multiple2133918.31%
Black371027.03%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.35%

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 89.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 18.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.39%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.98%
Some College16.30%
High School15.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Male Unemployed46.85%
Female Employed10.48%
Male Employed8.75%

Lewis County, West Virginia Income

Lewis County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,827$50,840
Families$46,491$57,817
Married Families$51,151$
Non Families$27,523$32,992

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,381

Number of Veterans

1,339

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam580
Korea219
First Gulf War156
Second Gulf War121
World War II43

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74394
75+378
55 to 64349
35 to 54205
18 to 3455

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,37110.78%
Black1040.00%

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment Status

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Age

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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