Monroe County, West Virginia Population 2018

Monroe County, West Virginia's estimated population is 13,402 with a growth rate of -0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, West Virginia is the 41st largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,402-94-0.70%
201613,496190.14%
201613,477-97-0.71%
201513,574-35-0.26%
201413,609880.65%
201313,521190.14%
201213,502-48-0.35%
201113,550280.21%
201013,5221,1169.00%
199012,406-467-3.63%
198012,8731,60114.20%
197011,272-312-2.69%
196011,584-1,539-11.73%
195013,123-454-3.34%
194013,5771,62813.62%
193011,949-1,192-9.07%
192013,141860.66%
191013,055-75-0.57%
190013,1307015.64%
189012,4299288.07%
188011,5013773.39%
187011,1243673.41%
186010,7575535.42%
185010,2041,78221.16%
18408,4226248.00%
18307,7981,17817.79%
18206,6201,17621.60%
18105,4441,25629.99%
18004,1880.00%

Monroe County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,179
Two or More Races178
Black or African American89
American Indian and Alaska Native50

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

Monroe 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

Monroe County, West Virginia Median Age

47


Total

45.5


Male

48.5


Female

Monroe County, West Virginia Adults

There are 10,797 adults, (3,172 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, West Virginia.

Monroe County, West Virginia Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,814

50.49%

Male

6,682

49.51%

Monroe County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Monroe County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All78.7%21.3%
Male78.5%21.5%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
Female60.7%39.3%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9322.2578.7
Married3,1902.7783.6
Non Family1,7631.1277.8
Female7742.5760.7
Male2052.7478.5

2.67

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, West Virginia Households

Monroe County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6536.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,19512.06%
High School Graduate4,94049.85%
Some College1,39014.03%
Associates Degree4074.11%
Bachelors Degree8678.75%
Graduate Degree4574.61%

Monroe County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5367,7201,317
Hispanic155155
Multiple Races8776
Black81811
Native American50296

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 13.81%.

Monroe County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,391$31,910$26,075
Less Than High School$21,705$27,961$13,804
High School Grad$27,209$31,355$23,445
Some College$28,177$56,935$22,239
Bachelors Degree$35,754$31,403$39,688
Graduate Degree$37,018$66,875$36,557

$29,391

Average Earnings

$31,910

Average Male

$26,075

Average Female

Monroe County, West Virginia Language

Monroe County, West Virginia Language by Age

Monroe County, West Virginia Language

99.05% of Monroe County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.95% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,8622,16616.84%
Multiple1787240.45%
Black872832.18%
Native501734.00%

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

21.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 40.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, West Virginia is White, with 16.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.82%
Some College12.88%
High School12.16%
Bachelors or Greater7.66%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed17.86%
Female Employed13.14%
Male Employed5.27%

Monroe County, West Virginia Income

Monroe County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,995$48,339
Families$43,719$54,485
Married Families$49,025$
Non Families$22,556$31,338

Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status

Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Monroe 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 35To44.

Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,018

Number of Veterans

960

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam424
Korea169
Second Gulf War104
First Gulf War102
World War II87

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74330
75+305
55 to 64201
35 to 54177
18 to 345

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0109.58%
2 or More86.56%

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Employment Status

Monroe County, West Virginia Employment by Age

50%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Monroe County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Alderson 11841173-11-0.93%
Peterstown651636-15-2.30%
Union565552-13-2.30%
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