Morgan County, West Virginia Population 2018

Morgan County, West Virginia's estimated population is 17,686 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morgan County, West Virginia is the 33rd largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,510-176-1.00%
201717,6861030.59%
201617,5831500.86%
201517,433-23-0.13%
201417,456630.36%
201317,393-16-0.09%
201217,409-26-0.15%
201117,435-56-0.32%
201017,4915,36344.22%
199012,1281,41713.23%
198010,7112,16425.32%
19708,5471712.04%
19608,3761001.21%
19508,276-467-5.34%
19408,7433374.01%
19308,406490.59%
19208,3575096.49%
19107,8485547.60%
19007,2945508.16%
18906,74496716.74%
18805,7771,46233.88%
18704,31558315.62%
18603,7321754.92%
18503,557-696-16.36%
18404,2531,55957.87%
18302,6941947.76%
18202,5000.00%

Morgan County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,004
Two or More Races252
Black or African American119
Asian68
American Indian and Alaska Native41
Some Other Race26

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Morgan County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Morgan County, West Virginia Median Age

47


Total

46.5


Male

48.3


Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Adults

There are 14,185 adults, (3,727 of whom are seniors) in Morgan County, West Virginia.

Morgan County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,887

50.75%

Male

8,623

49.25%

Morgan County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Morgan County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Male84.8%15.2%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family74.1%25.9%
Female70%30%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1182.4481.1
Married3,8743.1286.7
Non Family2,6001.2974.1
Female3672.6370
Male2773.5384.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morgan County, West Virginia Households

Morgan County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6134.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,33810.32%
High School Graduate5,32941.10%
Some College2,40118.52%
Associates Degree9547.36%
Bachelors Degree1,30610.07%
Graduate Degree1,0257.91%

Morgan County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,53010,6052,271
Hispanic1471471
Black969620
Multiple Races674410
Asian595929
Native American4138
Other Race2626

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 49.15%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,260$37,539$25,267
Less Than High School$27,571$31,959$16,055
High School Grad$29,110$34,824$22,295
Some College$29,089$38,500$26,667
Bachelors Degree$42,984$54,279$33,545
Graduate Degree$48,889$59,408$42,426

$31,260

Average Earnings

$37,539

Average Male

$25,267

Average Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Language

Morgan County, West Virginia Language by Age

Morgan County, West Virginia Language

97.92% of Morgan County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,5731,73510.47%
Multiple2517831.08%
Hispanic2075526.57%
Asian682333.82%
Black1042221.15%
Native41717.07%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is Asian, with 33.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.61%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.92%
High School12.03%
Some College9.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.01%
Female Unemployed37.59%
Female Employed4.63%
Male Employed3.20%

Morgan County, West Virginia Income

Morgan County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,346$57,956
Families$59,923$69,447
Married Families$65,373$
Non Families$26,231$35,747

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Morgan County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,495

Number of Veterans

1,416

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam479
First Gulf War275
Korea190
Second Gulf War166
World War II59

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54414
75+392
65 to 74390
55 to 64192
18 to 34107

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,47610.70%
Hispanic1610.67%
Black1110.58%
Asian812.70%

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment Status

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Age

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Morgan County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bath Berkeley Springs624610-14-2.24%
Paw Paw508493-15-2.95%
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