Roane County, West Virginia Population 2018

Roane County, West Virginia's estimated population is 14,043 with a growth rate of -3.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roane County, West Virginia is the 39th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,043-470-3.24%
201614,5133852.73%
201614,128-244-1.70%
201514,372-218-1.49%
201414,590-16-0.11%
201314,606-71-0.48%
201214,677-122-0.82%
201114,799-95-0.64%
201014,894-226-1.49%
199015,120-832-5.22%
198015,9521,84113.05%
197014,111-1,609-10.24%
196015,720-2,688-14.60%
195018,408-2,379-11.44%
194020,7871,3096.72%
193019,478-651-3.23%
192020,129-1,414-6.56%
191021,5431,6918.52%
190019,8524,54929.73%
189015,3033,11925.60%
188012,1844,95268.47%
18707,2321,85134.40%
18605,3810.00%

Roane County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,196
Two or More Races240
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Some Other Race28
Asian12
Black or African American6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Roane 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

Roane County, West Virginia Median Age

44.2


Total

43.5


Male

44.9


Female

Roane County, West Virginia Adults

There are 11,320 adults, (2,830 of which are seniors) in Roane County, West Virginia.

Roane County, West Virginia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

7,368

50.77%

Male

7,145

49.23%

Roane County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Roane County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female61.2%38.8%
Male51.2%48.8%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6722.5478.4
Married3,0683.1488.9
Non Family1,8421.2469.4
Female5203.1161.2
Male2423.751.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Roane County, West Virginia Households

Roane County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8598.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,40013.54%
High School Graduate4,70045.46%
Some College1,57715.25%
Associates Degree5955.75%
Bachelors Degree7847.58%
Graduate Degree4244.10%

Roane County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1587,9671,178
Multiple Races1065710
Hispanic2422
Native American20153
Other Race18108
Asian1299
Black21
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 75.00%.

Roane County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,173$36,100$21,663
Less Than High School$18,750$30,163$10,100
High School Grad$25,292$31,250$21,277
Some College$24,297$48,403$20,723
Bachelors Degree$38,085$37,448$38,700
Graduate Degree$53,194$49,500$53,750

$27,173

Average Earnings

$36,100

Average Male

$21,663

Average Female

Roane County, West Virginia Language

Roane County, West Virginia Language by Age

Roane County, West Virginia Language

98.62% of Roane County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7412,69119.58%
Multiple2379841.35%
Hispanic1397251.80%
Asian12975.00%
Native30310.00%
Other2827.14%
Black6233.33%
Islander11100.00%

20.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.34%

Male Poverty Rate

22.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, West Virginia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, West Virginia is Other, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.81%.

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.57%
High School18.95%
Some College14.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.51%
Male Unemployed30.50%
Female Employed7.41%
Male Employed7.16%

Roane County, West Virginia Income

Roane County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,144$47,135
Families$43,512$54,423
Married Families$48,147$
Non Families$17,585$30,263

Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status

Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Roane 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 55To64.

Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,023

Number of Veterans

995

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam529
First Gulf War113
Second Gulf War89
World War II45
Korea45

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74347
55 to 64267
75+191
35 to 54168
18 to 3450

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0139.10%
Indian945.00%
2 or More10.72%

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

10.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Employment Status

Roane County, West Virginia Employment by Age

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Roane County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Roane County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spencer23052158-147-6.38%
Reedy182172-10-5.49%
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