Pleasants County, West Virginia Population 2018

Pleasants County, West Virginia's estimated population is 7,512 with a growth rate of 0.00% 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
20177,527150.20%
20177,5120.00%
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 Races95
Black or African American4

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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250300350 Male Population50100150200250300350 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Median Age

43.4


Total

40.8


Male

45.2


Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,066 adults, (1,349 of whom are seniors) in Pleasants County, West Virginia.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasants County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,469

46.09%

Male

4,058

53.91%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All81.6%18.4%
Male80.7%19.3%
Non Family76.6%23.4%
Female55.5%44.5%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8682.4381.6
Married1,6852.8488.3
Non Family7171.1976.6
Female2903.0155.5
Male1762.5780.7

2.77

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6%

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 Grade2143.93%
9th to 12th Grade3636.67%
High School Graduate2,76150.76%
Some College98718.15%
Associates Degree3666.73%
Bachelors Degree4167.65%
Graduate Degree3326.10%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3144,765741
Multiple Races85697
Hispanic3624
Black44

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 13.94%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,652$42,136$26,696
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$31,902$41,191$21,042
Some College$32,222$68,616$26,250
Bachelors Degree$41,303$$38,500
Graduate Degree$58,964$61,250$58,705

$34,652

Average Earnings

$42,136

Average Male

$26,696

Average Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language by Age

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

99.15% of Pleasants County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8771,14316.62%
Hispanic52917.31%

16.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 17.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is White, with 16.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.10%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.00%
Some College14.05%
High School11.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.01%
Male Unemployed68.60%
Female Employed8.93%
Male Employed4.64%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Income

Pleasants County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,152$64,882
Families$56,233$70,530
Married Families$63,566$
Non Families$28,694$45,139

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

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


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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by War

496

Number of Veterans

477

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam214
First Gulf War75
Korea56
Second Gulf War49
World War II19

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64150
65 to 74113
35 to 54105
75+100
18 to 3428

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4828.08%
2 or More1010.64%
Black4100.00%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment Status

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Age

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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