Wood County, West Virginia Population 2018

Wood County, West Virginia's estimated population is 85,104 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wood County, West Virginia is the 5th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201786,0169121.07%
201785,104-614-0.72%
201685,718-586-0.68%
201586,304-147-0.17%
201486,451-51-0.06%
201386,502-91-0.11%
201286,593-272-0.31%
201186,865-109-0.13%
201086,974590.07%
199086,915-6,733-7.19%
198093,6486,8307.87%
197086,8188,48710.83%
196078,33111,79117.72%
195066,5404,1416.64%
194062,3995,87810.40%
193056,52114,21533.60%
192042,3064,30511.33%
191038,0013,54910.30%
190034,4525,84020.41%
189028,6123,60614.42%
188025,0066,00631.61%
187019,0007,95472.01%
186011,0461,59616.89%
18509,4501,52719.27%
18407,9231,49423.24%
18306,4295699.71%
18205,8602,82493.02%
18103,0361,819149.47%
18001,2170.00%

Wood County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White82,771
Two or More Races1,504
Black or African American993
Asian470
Some Other Race140
American Indian and Alaska Native98
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

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

Wood County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wood County, West Virginia Median Age

43


Total

41.9


Male

44.3


Female

Wood County, West Virginia Adults

There are 67,824 adults, (16,461 of whom are seniors) in Wood County, West Virginia.

Wood County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

44,558

51.80%

Male

41,458

48.20%

Wood County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

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

Wood County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All71.1%28.9%
Male65%35%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female56.3%43.7%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood County, West Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1102.3671.1
Married17,4842.9484.9
Non Family12,7481.1657.9
Female4,1713.2356.3
Male1,7073.1665

2.92

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wood County, West Virginia Households

Wood County, West Virginia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8333.00%
9th to 12th Grade4,2346.93%
High School Graduate21,87935.83%
Some College13,76722.55%
Associates Degree6,22810.20%
Bachelors Degree8,07413.22%
Graduate Degree5,0438.26%

Wood County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White59,03353,21112,571
Black57554083
Multiple Races57551599
Hispanic475391130
Asian316292227
Native American985617
Other Race51514
Islander1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.84%.

Wood County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,522$40,625$25,497
Less Than High School$16,908$21,642$12,074
High School Grad$24,156$33,421$18,404
Some College$30,700$41,110$23,289
Bachelors Degree$42,450$52,043$37,014
Graduate Degree$57,143$68,272$51,296

$32,522

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$25,497

Average Female

Wood County, West Virginia Language

Wood County, West Virginia Language by Age

Wood County, West Virginia Language

98.15% of Wood County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Wood County, West Virginia Poverty

Wood County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White81,13313,32116.42%
Multiple1,47543129.22%
Hispanic87030234.71%
Black93626728.53%
Other1409769.29%
Asian462469.96%
Native9866.12%

16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, West Virginia is Other, with 69.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood County, West Virginia is Native, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.74%.

Wood County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.27%
High School14.94%
Some College12.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.48%
Female Unemployed40.47%
Female Employed10.23%
Male Employed5.15%

Wood County, West Virginia Income

Wood County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,537$62,130
Families$57,415$73,727
Married Families$67,276$85,218
Non Families$26,217$37,667

Wood County, West Virginia Marital Status

Wood County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Wood 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 45To54.

Wood County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race


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

Wood County, West Virginia Veterans

Wood County, West Virginia Veterans by War

6,925

Number of Veterans

6,466

Male Veterans

459

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,738
First Gulf War1,055
Second Gulf War902
Korea697
World War II299

Wood County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,963
75+1,596
55 to 641,497
35 to 541,454
18 to 34415

Wood County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,63210.11%
Black14220.00%
2 or More849.41%
Hispanic427.02%
Asian3410.21%
Other2741.54%
Indian66.12%

Wood County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

10.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, West Virginia Employment Status

Wood County, West Virginia Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Wood County, West Virginia Employment by Race

Wood County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wood County, West Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Parkersburg3136930601-768-2.45%
Vienna1075810459-299-2.78%
Williamstown29092941321.10%
North Hills832820-12-1.44%
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