Mason County, West Virginia Population 2018

Mason County, West Virginia's estimated population is 26,801 with a growth rate of -0.96% 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
201726,801-259-0.96%
201627,0601510.56%
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
White26,370
Two or More Races490
Black or African American126
Some Other Race36
Asian22
American Indian and Alaska Native16

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

Mason 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

Mason County, West Virginia Median Age

43.6


Total

43.2


Male

44


Female

Mason County, West Virginia Adults

There are 21,377 adults, (5,114 of which are seniors) in Mason County, West Virginia.

Mason County, West Virginia Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,003

51.75%

Male

13,057

48.25%

Mason County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Mason County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All78.8%21.2%
Male75.3%24.7%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
Female58.3%41.7%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9012.4278.8
Married5,8222.9886
Non Family3,4701.1674.4
Female1,2293.2158.3
Male3802.8475.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.7%

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 Grade8324.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,14211.00%
High School Graduate9,26747.58%
Some College3,55118.23%
Associates Degree1,4707.55%
Bachelors Degree1,5958.19%
Graduate Degree6193.18%

Mason County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,89616,0222,043
Multiple Races328291111
Hispanic13897
Black404024
Other Race363636
Asian22
Native American1616

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$30,742$38,491$21,544
Less Than High School$16,680$35,536$14,028
High School Grad$28,512$36,823$18,436
Some College$30,311$36,974$23,145
Bachelors Degree$41,768$54,125$35,990
Graduate Degree$60,864$63,750$60,060

$30,742

Average Earnings

$38,491

Average Male

$21,544

Average Female

Mason County, West Virginia Language

Mason County, West Virginia Language by Age

Mason County, West Virginia Language

99.16% of Mason County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,5254,89219.17%
Multiple4775812.16%
Hispanic1652012.12%

18.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.98%

Male Poverty Rate

19.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, West Virginia is White, with 19.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.86%.

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.91%
High School16.18%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.34%
Male Unemployed38.41%
Female Employed8.70%
Male Employed4.33%

Mason County, West Virginia Income

Mason County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,322$48,714
Families$47,987$56,950
Married Families$52,303$
Non Families$20,440$28,895

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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 55To64.

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,456

Number of Veterans

2,341

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,064
First Gulf War464
Second Gulf War268
Korea203
World War II127

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54643
65 to 74629
75+541
55 to 64541
18 to 34102

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,33411.17%
2 or More7019.94%
Other36100.00%
Indian16100.00%

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

14.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Employment Status

Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

10.2%

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