Marion County, West Virginia Population 2018

Marion County, West Virginia's estimated population is 56,337 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, West Virginia is the 11th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201756,5752380.42%
201756,337-140-0.25%
201656,477-213-0.38%
201556,690-32-0.06%
201456,722710.13%
201356,651-76-0.13%
201256,727780.14%
201156,6491150.20%
201056,534-715-1.25%
199057,249-8,540-12.98%
198065,7894,4337.23%
197061,356-2,361-3.71%
196063,717-7,804-10.91%
195071,5212,8384.13%
194068,6832,0283.04%
193066,65512,08422.14%
192054,57111,77727.52%
191042,79410,36431.96%
190032,43011,70956.51%
189020,7213,52320.48%
188017,1985,09142.05%
187012,107-615-4.83%
186012,7222,17020.56%
185010,5520.00%

Marion County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White53,123
Black or African American2,024
Two or More Races806
Asian377
Some Other Race175
American Indian and Alaska Native70

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

Marion County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Marion County, West Virginia Median Age

41.3


Total

40


Male

42.8


Female

Marion County, West Virginia Adults

There are 45,196 adults, (10,441 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, West Virginia.

Marion County, West Virginia Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,757

50.83%

Male

27,818

49.17%

Marion County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Marion County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All75.2%24.8%
Male64.5%35.5%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female61.8%38.2%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,7182.4375.2
Married11,207386.7
Non Family7,9291.2764.4
Female2,3413.0761.8
Male1,2413.5364.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion County, West Virginia Households

Marion County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0672.75%
9th to 12th Grade3,1638.16%
High School Graduate15,70040.48%
Some College6,88117.74%
Associates Degree3,4368.86%
Bachelors Degree5,35213.80%
Graduate Degree3,1878.22%

Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,70732,7388,109
Black1,1671,036108
Hispanic35430978
Multiple Races320277116
Asian208202128
Native American7014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Marion County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,375$42,946$27,394
Less Than High School$18,594$29,006$11,179
High School Grad$27,279$36,324$20,294
Some College$32,352$42,546$27,478
Bachelors Degree$47,006$53,204$39,333
Graduate Degree$57,791$79,728$51,197

$34,375

Average Earnings

$42,946

Average Male

$27,394

Average Female

Marion County, West Virginia Language

Marion County, West Virginia Language by Age

Marion County, West Virginia Language

97.70% of Marion County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,3997,79715.17%
Black1,83070438.47%
Multiple76718423.99%
Hispanic67314821.99%
Asian3615214.40%

16.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.73%

Male Poverty Rate

17.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, West Virginia is Black, with 38.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, West Virginia is Asian, with 14.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.31%
High School14.18%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Unemployed26.98%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed7.08%

Marion County, West Virginia Income

Marion County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,158$61,639
Families$59,883$73,370
Married Families$70,466$84,064
Non Families$28,147$36,749

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Marion 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 35To44.

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by War

4,373

Number of Veterans

4,058

Male Veterans

315

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,587
First Gulf War672
Second Gulf War572
Korea497
World War II298

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,320
75+1,148
35 to 54979
55 to 64624
18 to 34302

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1469.68%
Black18812.61%
Hispanic8118.20%
2 or More255.90%
Indian1420.00%

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Employment Status

Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marion County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fairmont1870618622-84-0.45%
Pleasant Valley31493172230.73%
Mannington20632059-4-0.19%
Barrackville1302131190.69%
Monongah10471106595.64%
Rivesville93493400.00%
White Hall65365850.77%
Grant Town613611-2-0.33%
Fairview40841130.74%
Farmington375374-1-0.27%
Worthington15815910.63%
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