Marshall County, West Virginia Population 2018

Marshall County, West Virginia's estimated population is 31,190 with a growth rate of -1.62% 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
201732,0068162.62%
201731,190-515-1.62%
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
White31,204
Black or African American305
Two or More Races238
American Indian and Alaska Native126
Asian66
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander44
Some Other Race23

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

Marshall County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Marshall County, West Virginia Median Age

44.9


Total

43.1


Male

46.8


Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Adults

There are 25,473 adults, (6,432 of whom are seniors) in Marshall County, West Virginia.

Marshall County, West Virginia Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

16,226

50.70%

Male

15,780

49.30%

Marshall County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Marshall County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All78.2%21.8%
Male72.3%27.7%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female53.2%46.8%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marshall County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6952.4978.2
Married6,7952.9990.7
Non Family4,1981.2366.1
Female1,2943.5453.2
Male4083.6672.3

3

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.2%

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 Grade4782.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,7587.59%
High School Graduate10,59045.73%
Some College4,50219.44%
Associates Degree1,8758.10%
Bachelors Degree2,54610.99%
Graduate Degree1,4086.08%

Marshall County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,64520,4403,850
Black1771633
Hispanic138121
Multiple Races67586
Asian666666
Islander4444
Native American343429
Other Race1212

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 100.00%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,971$41,164$22,637
Less Than High School$17,240$30,176$16,082
High School Grad$27,191$40,485$20,910
Some College$29,234$41,250$20,326
Bachelors Degree$38,268$49,208$31,563
Graduate Degree$43,672$58,281$40,577

$30,971

Average Earnings

$41,164

Average Male

$22,637

Average Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

Marshall County, West Virginia Language by Age

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

98.64% of Marshall County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,3324,52914.93%
Black29415151.36%
Hispanic3087123.05%
Multiple2316427.71%
Other231669.57%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

17.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is Other, with 69.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is White, with 14.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.08%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.33%
High School14.23%
Some College12.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.21%
Male Unemployed19.78%
Female Employed9.90%
Male Employed6.73%

Marshall County, West Virginia Income

Marshall County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,473$58,168
Families$56,279$67,938
Married Families$62,889$
Non Families$23,336$35,718

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,681

Number of Veterans

2,582

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,222
First Gulf War381
Korea260
Second Gulf War211
World War II107

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74899
75+593
55 to 64586
35 to 54473
18 to 34130

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,64210.55%
Black3418.58%
Hispanic2617.45%
2 or More57.46%

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment Status

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Age

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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