Upshur County, West Virginia Population 2018

Upshur County, West Virginia's estimated population is 24,465 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upshur County, West Virginia is the 25th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201724,465-167-0.68%
201624,632220.09%
201624,610-85-0.34%
201524,695400.16%
201424,655590.24%
201324,5961610.66%
201224,4351720.71%
201124,263240.10%
201024,2391,3726.00%
199022,867-560-2.39%
198023,4274,33522.71%
197019,0928004.37%
196018,292-950-4.94%
195019,2428824.80%
194018,3604162.32%
193017,944930.52%
192017,8511,2227.35%
191016,6291,93313.15%
190014,6961,98215.59%
189012,7142,46524.05%
188010,2492,22627.75%
18708,02373110.02%
18607,2920.00%

Upshur County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,008
Black or African American356
Two or More Races181
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander27
Asian21

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

Upshur 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

Upshur County, West Virginia Median Age

41.5


Total

41.2


Male

41.8


Female

Upshur County, West Virginia Adults

There are 19,533 adults, (4,508 of which are seniors) in Upshur County, West Virginia.

Upshur County, West Virginia Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Upshur County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

12,276

49.84%

Male

12,356

50.16%

Upshur County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Upshur County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
Male79.7%20.3%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female54.6%45.4%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upshur County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1052.5775.8
Married4,9093.0585.5
Non Family2,8041.1964.6
Female8703.6154.6
Male5223.7279.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Upshur County, West Virginia Households

Upshur County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8785.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,80210.84%
High School Graduate7,77246.76%
Some College2,29813.83%
Associates Degree7854.72%
Bachelors Degree1,89211.38%
Graduate Degree1,1937.18%

Upshur County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,35813,7353,052
Hispanic77565
Multiple Races75507
Black646416
Islander2727
Native American25255
Asian11

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 25.00%.

Upshur County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,512$36,315$25,138
Less Than High School$20,724$31,013$12,604
High School Grad$27,839$36,269$19,237
Some College$27,964$37,308$22,391
Bachelors Degree$41,944$37,054$44,141
Graduate Degree$44,386$45,990$43,777

$31,512

Average Earnings

$36,315

Average Male

$25,138

Average Female

Upshur County, West Virginia Language

Upshur County, West Virginia Language by Age

Upshur County, West Virginia Language

99.15% of Upshur County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,4223,89017.35%
Hispanic2678029.96%
Multiple1727443.02%
Black2276829.96%
Islander2727100.00%
Native391538.46%

17.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.83%

Male Poverty Rate

19.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upshur County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, West Virginia is White, with 17.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.40%.

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.05%
High School17.04%
Some College10.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.02%
Male Unemployed32.68%
Female Employed8.42%
Male Employed7.62%

Upshur County, West Virginia Income

Upshur County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,240$53,896
Families$52,122$63,439
Married Families$57,330$
Non Families$21,380$28,930

Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status

Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Upshur 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.

Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by War

1,981

Number of Veterans

1,920

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam949
First Gulf War266
Korea185
Second Gulf War119
World War II77

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74614
55 to 64466
75+455
35 to 54345
18 to 34101

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,93510.17%
2 or More4632.62%
Hispanic2621.14%

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

12.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Employment Status

Upshur County, West Virginia Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Upshur County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Upshur County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Buckhannon56295612-17-0.30%
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