Morgan County, West Virginia Population 2018

Morgan County, West Virginia's estimated population is 17,686 with a growth rate of 0.98% 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
201717,6861720.98%
201617,514-69-0.39%
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
White17,026
Two or More Races230
Black or African American156
Asian67
Some Other Race22
American Indian and Alaska Native13

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

Morgan 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

Morgan County, West Virginia Median Age

46.6


Total

46.2


Male

47.9


Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Adults

There are 14,116 adults, (3,625 of which are seniors) in Morgan County, West Virginia.

Morgan County, West Virginia Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,836

50.45%

Male

8,678

49.55%

Morgan County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Morgan County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
Female76.6%23.4%
All75.3%24.7%
Male74.9%25.1%
Non Family65.2%34.8%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2072.4175.3
Married3,5393.2183.5
Non Family2,9151.2565.2
Female4582.8676.6
Male2953.6174.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade6615.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,55412.02%
High School Graduate5,29140.94%
Some College2,13316.50%
Associates Degree1,0037.76%
Bachelors Degree1,40110.84%
Graduate Degree8826.82%

Morgan County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,50910,3132,195
Black13912430
Hispanic1291298
Asian616141
Multiple Races52509
Other Race2222
Native American1311

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 67.21%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,505$36,978$25,353
Less Than High School$22,222$26,494$15,729
High School Grad$27,447$34,669$21,739
Some College$28,047$40,132$25,902
Bachelors Degree$42,022$70,365$31,758
Graduate Degree$48,203$52,500$44,526

$30,505

Average Earnings

$36,978

Average Male

$25,353

Average Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Language

Morgan County, West Virginia Language by Age

Morgan County, West Virginia Language

97.90% of Morgan County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6041,75810.59%
Hispanic1936433.16%
Multiple2295825.33%
Black1455235.86%
Asian672537.31%
Native13538.46%

11.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is Native, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is White, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.73%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.03%
High School10.91%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater6.90%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.80%
Female Unemployed21.50%
Female Employed4.59%
Male Employed4.56%

Morgan County, West Virginia Income

Morgan County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,234$56,298
Families$55,256$67,101
Married Families$64,456$
Non Families$26,926$38,746

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,663

Number of Veterans

1,543

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam667
First Gulf War382
Korea222
Second Gulf War100
World War II57

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74498
35 to 54492
75+361
55 to 64271
18 to 3441

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,65212.03%
Hispanic1813.64%
Black74.83%
Asian46.25%

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment Status

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Age

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

12.2%

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