Lincoln County, West Virginia Population 2018

Lincoln County, West Virginia's estimated population is 20,825 with a growth rate of -1.28% 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
201721,2414162.00%
201720,825-271-1.28%
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
White20,946
Black or African American116
Two or More Races98
Asian49
American Indian and Alaska Native32

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Median Age

42.7


Total

41


Male

43.5


Female

Lincoln County, West Virginia Adults

There are 16,457 adults, (3,699 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, West Virginia.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,597

49.89%

Male

10,644

50.11%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All77.3%22.7%
Male71%29%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female57.6%42.4%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0462.6377.3
Married4,2573.2386.8
Non Family2,4821.1969.5
Female9313.457.6
Male3763.571

3.22

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,60110.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,51210.11%
High School Graduate6,79345.43%
Some College2,92919.59%
Associates Degree7825.23%
Bachelors Degree9406.29%
Graduate Degree3952.64%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,70311,5901,256
Multiple Races656554
Black6262
Hispanic595925
Native American3232
Asian3131

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 83.08%.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,755$46,250$26,031
Less Than High School$23,787$30,951$15,784
High School Grad$31,230$45,231$23,288
Some College$30,450$53,155$26,455
Bachelors Degree$38,559$51,250$37,765
Graduate Degree$73,438$59,702$75,500

$31,755

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$26,031

Average Female

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language by Age

Lincoln County, West Virginia Language

99.34% of Lincoln County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.39% of the population.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,7575,11824.66%
Black1165345.69%
Hispanic1295038.76%
Native3232100.00%
Multiple981717.35%

24.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.55%

Male Poverty Rate

26.22%

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 Multiple, with 17.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.92%.

Lincoln County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.53%
High School20.14%
Some College12.14%
Bachelors or Greater5.64%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.16%
Male Unemployed43.02%
Female Employed10.91%
Male Employed8.94%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Income

Lincoln County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,075$48,354
Families$45,829$56,376
Married Families$59,609$
Non Families$22,326$28,293

Lincoln County, West Virginia Marital Status

Lincoln County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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


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

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,459

Number of Veterans

1,371

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam473
First Gulf War269
Korea172
Second Gulf War131
World War II27

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54432
75+331
65 to 74328
55 to 64244
18 to 34124

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4208.74%
Black3961.90%
Hispanic35.08%

Lincoln County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment Status

Lincoln County, West Virginia Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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