Lincoln County, West Virginia Population 2018

Lincoln County, West Virginia's estimated population is 20,825 with a growth rate of -3.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, West Virginia is the 31st largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,825-657-3.06%
201621,4823861.83%
201621,096-196-0.92%
201521,292-240-1.11%
201421,532700.33%
201321,462-154-0.71%
201221,616410.19%
201121,575-108-0.50%
201021,6833011.41%
199021,382-2,293-9.69%
198023,6754,76325.19%
197018,912-1,355-6.69%
196020,267-2,199-9.79%
195022,466-420-1.84%
194022,8863,73019.47%
193019,156-222-1.15%
192019,378-1,113-5.43%
191020,4915,05732.77%
190015,4344,18837.24%
189011,2462,50728.69%
18808,7393,68672.95%
18705,0530.00%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,162
Two or More Races122
Black or African American113
Asian69
American Indian and Alaska Native16

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

Lincoln 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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Median Age

42.9


Total

41.6


Male

43.5


Female

Lincoln County, West Virginia Adults

There are 16,649 adults, (3,673 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, West Virginia.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,750

50.04%

Male

10,732

49.96%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All75.6%24.4%
Male70.2%29.8%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female54.7%45.3%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9652.6975.6
Married4,0733.3485.8
Non Family2,5951.268.1
Female9713.6354.7
Male3263.6270.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, West Virginia Households

Lincoln County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,66311.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,4879.86%
High School Graduate6,65444.14%
Some College3,22721.40%
Associates Degree6854.54%
Bachelors Degree8405.57%
Graduate Degree5203.45%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,86811,7381,336
Black7272
Multiple Races605024
Asian5040
Native American1616
Hispanic1010

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 40.00%.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,239$44,673$24,435
Less Than High School$25,772$32,115$15,391
High School Grad$29,207$40,873$22,342
Some College$30,103$50,826$22,989
Bachelors Degree$37,357$63,125$36,250
Graduate Degree$56,944$70,625$51,250

$31,239

Average Earnings

$44,673

Average Male

$24,435

Average Female

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language by Age

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language

98.98% of Lincoln County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,0075,29725.22%
Multiple1224436.07%
Black1132723.89%
Native1616100.00%
Asian691014.49%

25.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.58%

Male Poverty Rate

26.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, West Virginia is Asian, with 14.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.45%.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.75%
High School19.82%
Some College13.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.66%
Male Unemployed36.73%
Female Employed12.22%
Male Employed10.90%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Income

Lincoln County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,232$47,564
Families$44,469$55,847
Married Families$57,302$
Non Families$22,279$28,564

Lincoln County, West Virginia Marital Status

Lincoln County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln 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 45To54.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,668

Number of Veterans

1,529

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam513
First Gulf War314
Korea178
Second Gulf War126
World War II32

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54470
55 to 64405
65 to 74346
75+328
18 to 34119

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6199.88%
Black4956.98%
Hispanic330.00%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

10.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment Status

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment by Age

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hamlin11401114-26-2.28%
West Hamlin774757-17-2.20%
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