Ohio County, West Virginia Population 2018

Ohio County, West Virginia's estimated population is 42,035 with a growth rate of -2.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, West Virginia is the 13th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201742,035-1,222-2.82%
201643,2576591.55%
201642,598-352-0.82%
201542,950-276-0.64%
201443,226-496-1.13%
201343,722-259-0.59%
201243,981-211-0.48%
201144,192-298-0.67%
201044,490-6,381-12.54%
199050,871-10,518-17.13%
198061,389-2,808-4.37%
197064,197-4,240-6.20%
196068,437-3,235-4.51%
195071,672-1,443-1.97%
194073,1151,0381.44%
193072,0779,18514.60%
192062,8925,3209.24%
191057,5729,54819.88%
190048,0246,46715.56%
189041,5574,10010.95%
188037,4578,62629.92%
187028,8316,40928.58%
186022,4224,41624.53%
185018,0064,64934.81%
184013,357-2,227-14.29%
183015,5846,40269.72%
18209,1821,00712.32%
18108,1753,43572.47%
18004,740-472-9.06%
17905,2120.00%

Ohio County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,306
Black or African American1,808
Two or More Races607
Asian349
American Indian and Alaska Native99
Some Other Race88

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

Ohio 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

Ohio County, West Virginia Median Age

43.2


Total

41.1


Male

45.3


Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Adults

There are 34,952 adults, (8,392 of which are seniors) in Ohio County, West Virginia.

Ohio County, West Virginia Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

22,426

51.84%

Male

20,831

48.16%

Ohio County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Ohio County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
Male73.1%26.9%
All67.2%32.8%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family49.5%50.5%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ohio County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5192.2167.2
Married7,8862.987.6
Non Family7,7341.1649.5
Female2,2603.1955.5
Male6392.8573.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ohio County, West Virginia Households

Ohio County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6882.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,7705.84%
High School Graduate10,57534.86%
Some College5,98919.74%
Associates Degree2,1757.17%
Bachelors Degree5,75118.96%
Graduate Degree3,38511.16%

Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,64226,4168,796
Black93977979
Asian272258126
Hispanic23419188
Multiple Races22021441
Native American564714
Other Race2111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 46.32%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,071$40,332$25,760
Less Than High School$14,569$13,147$15,825
High School Grad$25,494$31,987$18,709
Some College$28,346$37,623$22,578
Bachelors Degree$41,042$50,421$35,674
Graduate Degree$58,871$81,364$47,892

$32,071

Average Earnings

$40,332

Average Male

$25,760

Average Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

Ohio County, West Virginia Language by Age

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

97.59% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,8355,56214.70%
Black1,65186852.57%
Asian3175517.35%
Multiple569437.56%
Native873843.68%
Hispanic394379.39%
Other802531.25%

16.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Black, with 52.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 7.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.79%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.22%
High School16.22%
Some College14.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.05%
Male Unemployed20.17%
Female Employed9.76%
Male Employed5.50%

Ohio County, West Virginia Income

Ohio County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,986$63,890
Families$61,214$83,305
Married Families$72,208$
Non Families$22,462$33,853

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Ohio 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.

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by War

3,387

Number of Veterans

3,246

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,141
First Gulf War564
Korea380
Second Gulf War358
World War II241

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+968
65 to 74900
35 to 54671
55 to 64641
18 to 34207

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2549.85%
Black927.61%
2 or More3211.27%
Hispanic154.70%
Other942.86%

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

11.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment Status

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ohio County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wheeling 2845927375-1084-3.81%
Bethlehem24992398-101-4.04%
West Liberty17461471-275-15.75%
Triadelphia803761-42-5.23%
Clearview565546-19-3.36%
Valley Grove379365-14-3.69%
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