Marshall County, West Virginia Population 2018

Marshall County, West Virginia's estimated population is 31,190 with a growth rate of -3.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marshall County, West Virginia is the 18th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,190-1,106-3.42%
201632,2965911.86%
201631,705-479-1.49%
201532,184-148-0.46%
201432,332-285-0.87%
201332,617-179-0.55%
201232,796-108-0.33%
201132,904-167-0.50%
201033,071-4,285-11.47%
199037,356-4,252-10.22%
198041,6084,01010.67%
197037,598-443-1.16%
196038,0411,1483.11%
195036,893-3,296-8.20%
194040,1893580.90%
193039,8316,15018.26%
192033,6811,2933.99%
191032,3885,94422.48%
190026,4445,70927.53%
189020,7351,89510.06%
188018,8403,89926.10%
187014,9411,94414.96%
186012,9972,85928.20%
185010,1383,20146.14%
18406,9370.00%

Marshall County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,505
Black or African American312
Two or More Races169
American Indian and Alaska Native131
Asian101
Some Other Race55
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

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

Marshall County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Marshall County, West Virginia Median Age

44.5


Total

43


Male

46.8


Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Adults

There are 25,740 adults, (6,233 of which are seniors) in Marshall County, West Virginia.

Marshall County, West Virginia Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

16,392

50.76%

Male

15,904

49.24%

Marshall County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Marshall County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All76.4%23.6%
Male68.7%31.3%
Non Family65%35%
Female51.7%48.3%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marshall County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3062.3976.4
Married7,2082.8888.5
Non Family4,2771.2465
Female1,4183.1851.7
Male4033.1868.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marshall County, West Virginia Households

Marshall County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5942.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,9328.28%
High School Graduate10,77046.14%
Some College4,40218.86%
Associates Degree1,8778.04%
Bachelors Degree2,48210.63%
Graduate Degree1,2835.50%

Marshall County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,77920,3453,656
Hispanic19312324
Black1491321
Asian898955
Native American585829
Multiple Races5547
Other Race433212
Islander2323

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 61.80%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,614$41,014$21,908
Less Than High School$20,200$31,537$15,471
High School Grad$28,011$40,194$20,060
Some College$28,612$40,650$20,316
Bachelors Degree$39,011$50,162$31,143
Graduate Degree$47,917$59,500$45,391

$30,614

Average Earnings

$41,014

Average Male

$21,908

Average Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

Marshall County, West Virginia Language by Age

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

98.23% of Marshall County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,5934,24913.89%
Black30219464.24%
Hispanic29412141.16%
Multiple1583220.25%
Other552850.91%
Native1272116.54%

14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is Black, with 64.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is White, with 13.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.29%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.88%
High School13.64%
Some College11.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.82%
Male Unemployed30.65%
Female Employed10.61%
Male Employed5.91%

Marshall County, West Virginia Income

Marshall County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,464$55,403
Families$54,559$65,184
Married Families$62,190$72,055
Non Families$22,692$31,760

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Marshall 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.

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,747

Number of Veterans

2,630

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,200
First Gulf War405
Second Gulf War246
Korea226
World War II170

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74859
75+617
55 to 64605
35 to 54479
18 to 34187

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,70610.70%
Hispanic3114.16%
Black2615.66%
Other1221.82%
2 or More35.45%

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment Status

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Age

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marshall County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wheeling 2845927375-1084-3.81%
Moundsville90658741-324-3.57%
McMechen19261819-107-5.56%
Glen Dale15261446-80-5.24%
Benwood14201344-76-5.35%
Cameron946891-55-5.81%
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