Monongalia County, West Virginia Population 2018

Monongalia County, West Virginia's estimated population is 105,030 with a growth rate of 2.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monongalia County, West Virginia is the 3rd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017105,0302,2032.14%
2016102,827-1,944-1.86%
2016104,7718310.80%
2015103,9409890.96%
2014102,9511,0681.05%
2013101,8831,4051.40%
2012100,4781,8101.83%
201198,6681,8831.95%
201096,78521,27628.18%
199075,5094850.65%
198075,02411,31017.75%
197063,7148,09714.56%
196055,617-5,180-8.52%
195060,7979,54518.62%
194051,2521,1692.33%
193050,08316,46548.98%
192033,6189,28438.15%
191024,3345,28527.74%
190019,0493,34421.29%
189015,7057204.80%
188014,9851,43810.61%
187013,5474993.82%
186013,0486615.34%
185012,387-4,981-28.68%
184017,3683,31223.56%
183014,0562,99627.09%
182011,060-1,733-13.55%
181012,7934,25349.80%
18008,5403,77279.11%
17904,7680.00%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White92,708
Black or African American4,031
Asian3,363
Two or More Races2,056
Some Other Race532
American Indian and Alaska Native137

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

Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Monongalia County, West Virginia Median Age

30.6


Total

29.7


Male

31.7


Female

Monongalia County, West Virginia Adults

There are 86,169 adults, (11,208 of which are seniors) in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Age Dependency

37.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Monongalia County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

49,595

48.23%

Male

53,232

51.77%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Monongalia County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All57.6%42.4%
Female55.1%44.9%
Male51.3%48.7%
Non Family37.7%62.3%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monongalia County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,8202.5457.6
Non Family17,7931.6337.7
Married15,4073.2981.7
Female3,1123.5855.1
Male1,5083.5651.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monongalia County, West Virginia Households

Monongalia County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6012.58%
9th to 12th Grade3,6285.84%
High School Graduate18,86030.35%
Some College10,33716.63%
Associates Degree3,3775.43%
Bachelors Degree12,36919.90%
Graduate Degree11,96919.26%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,10351,42621,332
Black2,3202,109660
Asian1,9571,9201,523
Hispanic967713361
Multiple Races705657355
Other Race258255238
Native American756219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 98.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 92.25%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,898$42,494$31,365
Less Than High School$23,545$26,088$20,066
High School Grad$28,885$33,648$23,173
Some College$30,774$40,310$27,101
Bachelors Degree$41,968$50,606$36,861
Graduate Degree$55,963$68,235$49,013

$36,898

Average Earnings

$42,494

Average Male

$31,365

Average Female

Monongalia County, West Virginia Language

Monongalia County, West Virginia Language by Age

Monongalia County, West Virginia Language

93.48% of Monongalia County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,71717,65020.59%
Black3,3191,33240.13%
Asian3,22999930.94%
Multiple1,93672537.45%
Hispanic1,74465137.33%
Other44425056.31%
Native1301310.00%

22.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.94%

Male Poverty Rate

22.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is Other, with 56.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is Native, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.68%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.00%
High School15.26%
Some College14.81%
Bachelors or Greater7.05%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.98%
Female Unemployed35.55%
Female Employed12.42%
Male Employed11.60%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Income

Monongalia County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,060$69,405
Families$70,887$93,950
Married Families$82,714$108,298
Non Families$25,726$40,209

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Monongalia 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 45To54.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by War

5,196

Number of Veterans

4,871

Male Veterans

325

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,970
First Gulf War933
Second Gulf War900
Korea441
World War II182

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,372
35 to 541,263
75+946
55 to 64942
18 to 34673

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8186.16%
Black1845.74%
2 or More1299.83%
Asian461.60%
Hispanic321.92%
Indian1925.33%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

8.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment Status

Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monongalia County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Morgantown286303085522257.77%
Westover398342432606.53%
Granville78125621781228.04%
Star City1814202421011.58%
Blacksville171183127.02%
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