Mason County, West Virginia Population 2018

Mason County, West Virginia's estimated population is 26,801 with a growth rate of -0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, West Virginia is the 23rd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,0001990.74%
201726,801-108-0.40%
201626,909-138-0.51%
201527,047-74-0.27%
201427,12110.00%
201327,120-73-0.27%
201227,193-97-0.36%
201127,290-55-0.20%
201027,3452,1678.61%
199025,178-1,867-6.90%
198027,0452,73911.27%
197024,306-153-0.63%
196024,4599223.92%
195023,5371,2675.69%
194022,2701,4827.13%
193020,788-671-3.13%
192021,459-1,560-6.78%
191023,019-1,123-4.65%
190024,1421,2795.59%
189022,8635702.56%
188022,2936,31539.52%
187015,9786,80574.19%
18609,1731,63421.67%
18507,53976211.24%
18406,7772433.72%
18306,5341,66634.22%
18204,8682,877144.50%
18101,9910.00%

Mason County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,323
Two or More Races502
Black or African American86
Asian38
Some Other Race26
American Indian and Alaska Native25

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

Mason County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Mason County, West Virginia Median Age

44


Total

43.4


Male

44.4


Female

Mason County, West Virginia Adults

There are 21,337 adults, (5,249 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, West Virginia.

Mason County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,990

51.81%

Male

13,010

48.19%

Mason County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Mason County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All77.5%22.5%
Male75.4%24.6%
Non Family70.9%29.1%
Female57.9%42.1%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0792.3877.5
Married6,0252.9385.4
Non Family3,3811.1470.9
Female1,2542.9457.9
Male4192.775.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, West Virginia Households

Mason County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9494.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,9129.83%
High School Graduate9,49148.80%
Some College3,44317.70%
Associates Degree1,5097.76%
Bachelors Degree1,5347.89%
Graduate Degree6103.14%

Mason County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,88616,1381,980
Multiple Races29925997
Hispanic15099
Asian381616
Black343425
Other Race262626
Native American1515

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 100.00%.

Mason County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,065$40,354$22,213
Less Than High School$17,880$38,385$12,273
High School Grad$27,721$37,604$19,167
Some College$33,553$40,608$25,952
Bachelors Degree$41,948$55,281$37,353
Graduate Degree$58,548$77,868$57,702

$32,065

Average Earnings

$40,354

Average Male

$22,213

Average Female

Mason County, West Virginia Language

Mason County, West Virginia Language by Age

Mason County, West Virginia Language

99.26% of Mason County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4124,94919.48%
Multiple4977314.69%
Black602643.33%
Hispanic1752313.14%

19.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.12%

Male Poverty Rate

21.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, West Virginia is Black, with 43.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 13.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.70%
High School17.44%
Some College13.77%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.06%
Male Unemployed34.22%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed3.99%

Mason County, West Virginia Income

Mason County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,977$50,909
Families$49,789$58,842
Married Families$54,029$
Non Families$21,185$29,124

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Mason County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,229

Number of Veterans

2,110

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam998
First Gulf War362
Second Gulf War299
Korea169
World War II77

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74640
55 to 64534
75+517
35 to 54453
18 to 3485

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,12910.20%
2 or More5918.21%
Other26100.00%
Indian15100.00%

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

16.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Employment Status

Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mason County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Point Pleasant43474237-110-2.53%
New Haven15501514-36-2.32%
Mason966933-33-3.42%
Hartford City611592-19-3.11%
Henderson270266-4-1.48%
Leon158156-2-1.27%
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