Pleasants County, West Virginia Population 2018

Pleasants County, West Virginia's estimated population is 7,512 with a growth rate of -1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pleasants County, West Virginia is the 51st largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,512-100-1.31%
20167,6121001.33%
20167,51290.12%
20157,503-86-1.13%
20147,589710.94%
20137,518-17-0.23%
20127,535-41-0.54%
20117,57630.04%
20107,573270.36%
19907,546-690-8.38%
19808,23696213.23%
19707,2741502.11%
19607,12475511.85%
19506,369-323-4.83%
19406,6921472.25%
19306,545-834-11.30%
19207,379-695-8.61%
19108,074-1,271-13.60%
19009,3451,80623.96%
18907,5391,28320.51%
18806,2563,244107.70%
18703,012672.28%
18602,9450.00%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,428
Two or More Races174
Black or African American10

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

Pleasants 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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Median Age

43.9


Total

42.1


Male

46


Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,143 adults, (1,408 of which are seniors) in Pleasants County, West Virginia.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasants County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,599

47.28%

Male

4,013

52.72%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.7%4.3%
Married90.6%9.4%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family78%22%
Female51%49%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8632.4683.4
Married1,6832.8290.6
Non Family7311.278
Female3083.1951
Male1412.9595.7

2.81

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households

Pleasants County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2274.11%
9th to 12th Grade4608.32%
High School Graduate2,74349.62%
Some College1,03618.74%
Associates Degree3185.75%
Bachelors Degree4297.76%
Graduate Degree3155.70%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3324,688721
Multiple Races1059323
Hispanic8150
Black1010

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 21.90%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,000$41,366$25,975
Less Than High School$9,722$8,571$13,438
High School Grad$30,769$41,053$19,851
Some College$31,386$56,635$24,712
Bachelors Degree$36,964$41,576$29,449
Graduate Degree$58,173$56,500$59,219

$32,000

Average Earnings

$41,366

Average Male

$25,975

Average Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language by Age

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

98.97% of Pleasants County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8021,14616.85%
Hispanic1272318.11%
Multiple991818.18%

16.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 18.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is White, with 16.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.78%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.45%
Some College15.09%
High School10.50%
Bachelors or Greater6.89%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.35%
Male Unemployed57.49%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed4.14%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Income

Pleasants County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,191$62,893
Families$52,031$67,438
Married Families$59,332$
Non Families$29,093$45,979

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Pleasants 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.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by War

555

Number of Veterans

533

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam239
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War59
Korea58
World War II35

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64150
65 to 74133
75+124
35 to 54124
18 to 3424

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5459.08%
Black10100.00%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment Status

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Age

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pleasants County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
St. Marys18601837-23-1.24%
Belmont903890-13-1.44%
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