McDowell County Population 2017

McDowell County's estimated population is 19,141 with a growth rate of -2.83% 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
201619,141-557-2.83%
201519,698-593-2.92%
201420,291-610-2.92%
201320,901-434-2.03%
201221,335-373-1.72%
201121,708-368-1.67%
201022,076-13,157-37.34%
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

Population Data via

McDowell County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White17,62092.05%
Black or African American1,7809.30%
Two or More Races2381.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.19%
Asian230.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.00%

McDowell County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in McDowell County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Welch23981816-582-24.27%
Gary970866-104-10.72%
War853751-102-11.96%
Northfork427372-55-12.88%
Davy423372-51-12.06%
Bradshaw336296-40-11.90%
Iaeger303267-36-11.88%
Anawalt226202-24-10.62%
Kimball194173-21-10.82%
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