Wirt County, West Virginia Population 2018

Wirt County, West Virginia's estimated population is 5,794 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wirt County, West Virginia is the 55th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,794-32-0.55%
20165,826560.97%
20165,770-35-0.60%
20155,805140.24%
20145,791-48-0.82%
20135,839651.13%
20125,774190.33%
20115,755260.45%
20105,72953710.34%
19905,1922705.49%
19804,92276818.49%
19704,154-237-5.40%
19604,391-728-14.22%
19505,119-1,356-20.94%
19406,4751171.84%
19306,358-1,178-15.63%
19207,536-1,511-16.70%
19109,047-1,237-12.03%
190010,2848739.28%
18909,4112,30732.47%
18807,1042,30047.88%
18704,8041,05328.07%
18603,75139811.87%
18503,3530.00%

Wirt County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White5,699
Two or More Races54
Black or African American45
American Indian and Alaska Native24
Some Other Race4

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

Wirt County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wirt County, West Virginia Median Age

44.8


Total

44.7


Male

44.9


Female

Wirt County, West Virginia Adults

There are 4,579 adults, (1,049 of which are seniors) in Wirt County, West Virginia.

Wirt County, West Virginia Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wirt County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,840

48.75%

Male

2,986

51.25%

Wirt County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Wirt County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.5%8.5%
Non Family86.1%13.9%
Married85.8%14.2%
All84%16%
Female64.3%35.7%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wirt County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4322.484
Married1,2222.9585.8
Non Family9331.386.1
Female2303.4664.3
Male474.4391.5

3.04

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wirt County, West Virginia Households

Wirt County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2556.15%
9th to 12th Grade43710.55%
High School Graduate2,02148.77%
Some College82619.93%
Associates Degree2054.95%
Bachelors Degree2375.72%
Graduate Degree1633.93%

Wirt County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0823,399377
Multiple Races2522
Black171717
Native American12126
Hispanic82

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 100.00%.

Wirt County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,705$38,225$18,952
Less Than High School$17,093$17,436$
High School Grad$32,412$37,803$24,135
Some College$25,461$39,139$12,467
Bachelors Degree$33,942$50,625$31,984
Graduate Degree$66,667$$

$30,705

Average Earnings

$38,225

Average Male

$18,952

Average Female

Wirt County, West Virginia Language

Wirt County, West Virginia Language by Age

Wirt County, West Virginia Language

99.15% of Wirt County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,63683714.85%
Hispanic261765.38%
Multiple541629.63%
Native24625.00%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wirt County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wirt County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 65.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wirt County, West Virginia is White, with 14.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.05%.

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.11%
Some College18.33%
High School7.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.00%
Male Unemployed21.33%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed3.13%

Wirt County, West Virginia Income

Wirt County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,101$51,889
Families$46,513$51,646
Married Families$50,927$
Non Families$25,163$51,712

Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status

Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Wirt 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.

Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by War

483

Number of Veterans

458

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam232
First Gulf War62
World War II33
Second Gulf War20
Korea11

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74159
75+129
55 to 6478
35 to 5476
18 to 3441

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White46010.22%
Black17100.00%
Indian625.00%

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Employment Status

Wirt County, West Virginia Employment by Age

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Wirt County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wirt County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Elizabeth82383180.97%
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