Taylor County, West Virginia Population 2018

Taylor County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,930 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, West Virginia is the 34th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,977470.28%
201716,930-17-0.10%
201616,947240.14%
201516,923-175-1.02%
201417,0981110.65%
201316,987190.11%
201216,968400.24%
201116,928420.25%
201016,8861,74211.50%
199015,144-1,440-8.68%
198016,5842,70619.50%
197013,878-1,132-7.54%
196015,010-3,412-18.52%
195018,422-1,497-7.52%
194019,9198054.21%
193019,1143721.98%
192018,7422,18813.22%
191016,5541,57610.52%
190014,9782,83123.31%
189012,1476926.04%
188011,4552,08822.29%
18709,3671,90425.51%
18607,4632,09639.05%
18505,3670.00%

Taylor County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,359
Black or African American219
Asian201
Two or More Races139
Some Other Race59

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Median Age

43.2


Total

41.5


Male

44.9


Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,513 adults, (3,144 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, West Virginia.

Taylor County, West Virginia Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,332

49.08%

Male

8,645

50.92%

Taylor County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male78.8%21.2%
All78.6%21.4%
Female70.7%29.3%
Non Family68.4%31.6%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6162.578.6
Married3,2713.187.4
Non Family2,3441.2568.4
Female6663.6170.7
Male3353.1778.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

10.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taylor County, West Virginia Households

Taylor County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6024.90%
9th to 12th Grade8897.23%
High School Graduate5,52344.94%
Some College2,17617.71%
Associates Degree8186.66%
Bachelors Degree1,63213.28%
Graduate Degree6495.28%

Taylor County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,94610,4812,198
Black18617225
Hispanic606028
Multiple Races513915
Asian464615
Other Race161616

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 100.00%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,199$36,370$30,153
Less Than High School$16,707$17,148$15,139
High School Grad$29,516$31,090$28,398
Some College$33,901$44,592$30,262
Bachelors Degree$45,656$71,378$32,361
Graduate Degree$50,461$61,417$41,678

$32,199

Average Earnings

$36,370

Average Male

$30,153

Average Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Language

Taylor County, West Virginia Language by Age

Taylor County, West Virginia Language

98.64% of Taylor County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8482,49415.74%
Black1786234.83%
Multiple1393021.58%
Hispanic7511.33%

15.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

17.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia is Black, with 34.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 1.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.75%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.28%
High School16.10%
Some College7.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.10%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.99%
Female Unemployed23.56%
Female Employed7.49%
Male Employed6.15%

Taylor County, West Virginia Income

Taylor County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,916$57,494
Families$57,746$66,827
Married Families$67,522$
Non Families$22,885$37,194

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Taylor 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.

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,685

Number of Veterans

1,532

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam524
First Gulf War439
Second Gulf War181
Korea158
World War II103

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54523
65 to 74443
75+380
55 to 64276
18 to 3463

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,56811.96%
Black7841.71%
2 or More3976.47%

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

7.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment Status

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Taylor County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Grafton51645127-37-0.72%
Flemington31131210.32%
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