Mineral County, West Virginia Population 2018

Mineral County, West Virginia's estimated population is 27,222 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mineral County, West Virginia is the 22nd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201727,222-384-1.39%
201627,6062841.04%
201627,322-44-0.16%
201527,366-165-0.60%
201427,531-133-0.48%
201327,664-195-0.70%
201227,859-171-0.61%
201128,030-154-0.55%
201028,1841,4875.57%
199026,697-537-1.97%
198027,2344,12517.85%
197023,1097553.38%
196022,354210.09%
195022,3331180.53%
194022,2152,13110.61%
193020,0842351.18%
192019,8493,17519.04%
191016,6743,79129.43%
190012,8837986.60%
189012,0853,45540.03%
18808,6302,29836.29%
18706,3320.00%

Mineral County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,212
Black or African American923
Two or More Races297
Asian89
Some Other Race83
American Indian and Alaska Native2

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

Mineral County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mineral County, West Virginia Median Age

43.3


Total

42


Male

45


Female

Mineral County, West Virginia Adults

There are 21,947 adults, (5,411 of which are seniors) in Mineral County, West Virginia.

Mineral County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,882

50.29%

Male

13,724

49.71%

Mineral County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Mineral County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
Male79.2%20.8%
All61.1%38.9%
Female37.9%62.1%
Non Family35.6%64.4%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mineral County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,2892.3761.1
Married5,0503.1987.8
Non Family4,5121.1235.6
Female1,2313.1637.9
Male4963.4779.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mineral County, West Virginia Households

Mineral County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5702.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,6168.36%
High School Graduate9,44848.87%
Some College3,86620.00%
Associates Degree1,4437.46%
Bachelors Degree1,5337.93%
Graduate Degree8584.44%

Mineral County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,63216,5732,225
Black48336680
Multiple Races909023
Asian898956
Hispanic4133
Other Race777
Native American2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mineral County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,197$41,246$23,454
Less Than High School$25,789$26,000$25,652
High School Grad$25,279$33,563$20,780
Some College$28,528$44,310$23,121
Bachelors Degree$46,033$57,255$38,702
Graduate Degree$51,698$50,994$53,516

$30,197

Average Earnings

$41,246

Average Male

$23,454

Average Female

Mineral County, West Virginia Language

Mineral County, West Virginia Language by Age

Mineral County, West Virginia Language

98.75% of Mineral County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,3873,92115.44%
Black76234545.28%
Hispanic2407531.25%
Other553563.64%
Multiple278269.35%

16.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.18%

Male Poverty Rate

17.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia is Other, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.92%.

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.15%
High School14.98%
Some College10.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.77%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.41%
Male Unemployed37.39%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed4.16%

Mineral County, West Virginia Income

Mineral County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,153$46,325
Families$51,250$57,262
Married Families$58,209$
Non Families$19,882$28,600

Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status

Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Mineral 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.

Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by War

2,169

Number of Veterans

2,018

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam622
First Gulf War459
Second Gulf War292
Korea255
World War II139

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74582
35 to 54539
75+533
55 to 64291
18 to 34224

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0229.65%
Black10013.89%
2 or More4741.59%

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Employment Status

Mineral County, West Virginia Employment by Age

52%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Mineral County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mineral County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Keyser54345200-234-4.31%
Carpendale977934-43-4.40%
Piedmont876835-41-4.68%
Ridgeley675643-32-4.74%
Elk Garden232224-8-3.45%
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