Marion County, West Virginia Population 2018

Marion County, West Virginia's estimated population is 56,337 with a growth rate of -0.67% 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
201756,337-379-0.67%
201656,7162390.42%
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
White53,195
Black or African American2,081
Two or More Races923
Asian290
Some Other Race171
American Indian and Alaska Native38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander18

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

Marion 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

Marion County, West Virginia Median Age

41.3


Total

40


Male

43.1


Female

Marion County, West Virginia Adults

There are 45,316 adults, (10,266 of which are seniors) in Marion County, West Virginia.

Marion County, West Virginia Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,855

50.88%

Male

27,861

49.12%

Marion County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Marion County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All76.5%23.5%
Male66.9%33.1%
Female65.9%34.1%
Non Family64.7%35.3%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,4272.4776.5
Married11,2003.0187.8
Non Family7,6351.2564.7
Female2,5273.2465.9
Male1,0653.6966.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,2743.27%
9th to 12th Grade3,0287.78%
High School Graduate15,59340.07%
Some College7,14218.35%
Associates Degree3,3898.71%
Bachelors Degree5,58414.35%
Graduate Degree2,9077.47%

Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,83832,8138,064
Black1,1771,011104
Multiple Races375303166
Hispanic34129952
Asian182174105
Native American3823
Islander1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.69%.

Marion County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,675$42,001$26,457
Less Than High School$20,482$27,202$11,655
High School Grad$25,779$34,578$19,986
Some College$31,676$40,357$26,123
Bachelors Degree$46,670$56,932$40,047
Graduate Degree$55,861$70,000$50,383

$32,675

Average Earnings

$42,001

Average Male

$26,457

Average Female

Marion County, West Virginia Language

Marion County, West Virginia Language by Age

Marion County, West Virginia Language

97.89% of Marion County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,5818,12915.76%
Black1,84671738.84%
Multiple89319722.06%
Hispanic63313020.54%
Asian2755720.73%
Islander1818100.00%

16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.91%

Male Poverty Rate

17.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, West Virginia is White, with 15.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.53%.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.49%
High School13.97%
Some College10.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.95%
Male Unemployed28.39%
Female Employed10.70%
Male Employed7.18%

Marion County, West Virginia Income

Marion County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,430$59,437
Families$58,500$69,966
Married Families$68,659$80,122
Non Families$26,769$36,295

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by War

4,781

Number of Veterans

4,510

Male Veterans

271

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,757
First Gulf War701
Korea592
Second Gulf War567
World War II336

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,274
75+1,202
35 to 541,023
55 to 64924
18 to 34358

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,46010.39%
Black21213.80%
2 or More8618.57%
Hispanic5412.13%
Indian2360.53%

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Employment Status

Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

6%

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