Taylor County, West Virginia Population 2018

Taylor County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,930 with a growth rate of -0.11% 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
201716,930-19-0.11%
201616,94920.01%
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
White16,431
Asian163
Black or African American162
Two or More Races121
Some Other Race57
American Indian and Alaska Native15

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

Taylor 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

Taylor County, West Virginia Median Age

43.1


Total

41.2


Male

44.9


Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,508 adults, (3,068 of which are seniors) in Taylor County, West Virginia.

Taylor County, West Virginia Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,347

49.25%

Male

8,602

50.75%

Taylor County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male79.9%20.1%
All79%21%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female70%30%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7322.4579
Married3,3473.0586.1
Non Family2,2861.2271.7
Female8213.2370
Male2783.1379.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade6835.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,0478.53%
High School Graduate5,18942.29%
Some College2,13817.42%
Associates Degree9417.67%
Bachelors Degree1,50712.28%
Graduate Degree7666.24%

Taylor County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,91710,2102,184
Black12811621
Hispanic11611646
Multiple Races625123
Asian51518
Other Race191919
Native American66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,029$37,427$29,278
Less Than High School$17,917$19,250$13,542
High School Grad$28,291$31,603$24,292
Some College$34,622$44,410$31,383
Bachelors Degree$39,597$66,786$29,568
Graduate Degree$46,875$59,760$41,600

$32,029

Average Earnings

$37,427

Average Male

$29,278

Average Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Language

Taylor County, West Virginia Language by Age

Taylor County, West Virginia Language

98.18% of Taylor County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8042,65816.82%
Black1323728.03%
Multiple1212319.01%
Other571119.30%

16.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.36%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

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 28.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia is White, with 16.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.74%
High School14.57%
Some College9.06%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.33%
Female Unemployed14.37%
Female Employed8.00%
Male Employed6.08%

Taylor County, West Virginia Income

Taylor County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,371$54,474
Families$53,576$62,004
Married Families$62,892$
Non Families$22,425$37,103

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,607

Number of Veterans

1,468

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam486
First Gulf War329
Second Gulf War235
Korea153
World War II119

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74432
35 to 54429
75+393
55 to 64239
18 to 34114

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,53011.63%
Black4229.37%
2 or More3556.45%

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

13.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment Status

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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