Webster County, West Virginia Population 2018

Webster County, West Virginia's estimated population is 8,372 with a growth rate of -5.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, West Virginia is the 49th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,372-448-5.08%
20168,8202452.86%
20168,575-73-0.84%
20158,648-109-1.24%
20148,757-76-0.86%
20138,833-148-1.65%
20128,981-143-1.57%
20119,124-33-0.36%
20109,157-1,572-14.65%
199010,729-1,516-12.38%
198012,2452,43624.83%
19709,809-3,910-28.50%
196013,719-4,169-23.31%
195017,888-192-1.06%
194018,0803,86427.18%
193014,2162,65422.95%
192011,5621,88219.44%
19109,6808189.23%
19008,8624,07985.28%
18904,7831,57649.14%
18803,2071,47785.38%
18701,73017511.25%
18601,5550.00%

Webster County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,791
Two or More Races17
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5
American Indian and Alaska Native5
Black or African American2

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

Webster 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

Webster County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

45.4


Male

46.7


Female

Webster County, West Virginia Adults

There are 7,030 adults, (1,861 of which are seniors) in Webster County, West Virginia.

Webster County, West Virginia Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,446

50.41%

Male

4,374

49.59%

Webster County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Webster County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All72.5%27.5%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Female58%42%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webster County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9522.2272.5
Married1,8582.7488.4
Non Family1,2701.1458.1
Female5722.7958
Male2522.4859.9

2.68

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Webster County, West Virginia Households

Webster County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade77012.02%
9th to 12th Grade90214.08%
High School Graduate2,94846.03%
Some College1,07416.77%
Associates Degree1221.91%
Bachelors Degree3184.97%
Graduate Degree2704.22%

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3714,699583
Multiple Races1414
Hispanic99
Islander55
Native American555

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%.

Webster County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,069$31,746$13,927
Less Than High School$21,373$24,327$
High School Grad$24,350$42,979$12,049
Some College$15,746$23,750$13,427
Bachelors Degree$32,411$40,987$24,444
Graduate Degree$41,100$61,964$36,971

$22,069

Average Earnings

$31,746

Average Male

$13,927

Average Female

Webster County, West Virginia Language

Webster County, West Virginia Language by Age

Webster County, West Virginia Language

99.33% of Webster County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

27.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.59%

Male Poverty Rate

30.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 27.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 27.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.43%.

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.38%
High School23.85%
Some College20.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.84%
Male Unemployed67.54%
Female Employed16.58%
Male Employed9.30%

Webster County, West Virginia Income

Webster County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,982$43,035
Families$38,382$49,969
Married Families$48,589$
Non Families$16,220$25,181

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Webster County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by War

696

Number of Veterans

696

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam257
Korea68
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War39
World War II31

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74230
75+174
55 to 64135
35 to 54135
18 to 3422

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

13.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Employment Status

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Age

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.6%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Webster County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Addison Webster Springs772723-49-6.35%
Cowen533498-35-6.57%
Camden-on-Gauley165157-8-4.85%
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