McDowell County Population 2018

McDowell County's estimated population is 18,456 with a growth rate of -3.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McDowell County is the 32nd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,456-683-3.57%
201619,139-565-2.87%
201519,704-625-3.07%
201420,329-578-2.76%
201320,907-407-1.91%
201221,314-412-1.90%
201121,726-373-1.69%
201022,099-13,134-37.28%
199035,233-14,666-29.39%
198049,899-767-1.51%
197050,666-20,693-29.00%
196071,359-27,528-27.84%
195098,8874,5334.80%
194094,3543,8754.28%
193090,47921,90831.95%
192068,57120,71543.29%
191047,85629,109155.27%
190018,74711,447156.81%
18907,3004,226137.48%
18803,0741,12257.48%
18701,95241727.17%
18601,5350.00%

McDowell County Population Growth

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McDowell County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White17,62095.47%
Black or African American1,7809.64%
Two or More Races2381.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.20%
Asian230.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.00%

McDowell County Population Pyramid

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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