Barboursville, West Virginia Population 2024

4,327

Barboursville is a city located in Cabell County and Wayne County West Virginia. Barboursville has a 2024 population of 4,327. Barboursville is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,439 in 2020.

The average household income in Barboursville is $71,574 with a poverty rate of 11.59%. The median age in Barboursville is 36.8 years: 36.1 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Barboursville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barboursville was:

  • White: 90.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.16%
  • Asian: 4.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,078.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.52% (-112)
The current population of Barboursville, West Virginia is 4,327 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,439.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,96590.24%
Black or African American1834.16%
Asian1824.14%
Two or more races461.05%
Native American150.34%
Other race30.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barboursville Population by Race

Barboursville Population Pyramid 2024

Barboursville Median Age

36.8

Total

36.1

Male

38.7

Female

Barboursville Adults

There are 3,574 adults, (826 of whom are seniors) in Barboursville.

Barboursville Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Barboursville Sex Ratio

Female1,88142.81%
Male2,51357.19%

Barboursville Population by Age

Barboursville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6782.0763.836.2
Non Family8631.1150.149.9
Married7163.1975.424.6
Female832.31000
Male162.561000

3.09

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barboursville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2046.17%
Associates Degree38411.61%
Bachelors Degree48014.51%
Graduate Degree66420.08%
High School Graduate97929.6%
Less Than 9th Grade531.6%
Some College54316.42%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Barboursville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barboursville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,0132,7841,042
Asian10710765
Black101850
Hispanic615733
2+ Races29174

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.75%.

Barboursville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,979$67,917$43,636
Graduate Degree$49,784$0$39,419
High School Graduate$0$59,191$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,270$47,792$32,829
Some College$31,964$24,219$0

$37,270

Average Earnings

$47,792

Average Male

$32,829

Average Female

Barboursville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barboursville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barboursville Language

93.66% of Barboursville residents speak only English, while 6.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Barboursville Language

Barboursville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,19338211.96%
Asian1822513.74%
Hispanic10276.86%

11.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barboursville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barboursville is Asian, with 13.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barboursville is Hispanic, with 6.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.

Barboursville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.64%
High School22.12%
Some College8.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.92%

Barboursville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.17%
Male Employed7.45%
Male Unemployed0%

Barboursville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barboursville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,547$96,279
Households$61,236$71,574
Married Families$86,163$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,281$48,243

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barboursville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Barboursville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barboursville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Barboursville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barboursville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

326

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam103
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War44
Korea20
World War II0

Barboursville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+129
55 to 64107
65 to 7457
18 to 3417
35 to 5416

Barboursville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2918.86%
Black1813.85%
2+ Races1758.62%

Barboursville Veterans by Race

Barboursville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barboursville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Barboursville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barboursville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barboursville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.39%

Born in Barboursville

95.86%

Native Born

4.14%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.86% of Barboursville residents were born in the United States, with 68.39% having been born in West Virginia. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Barboursville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,187-28-0.66%
20284,215-28-0.66%
20274,243-28-0.66%
20264,271-28-0.65%
20254,299-28-0.65%
20244,327-28-0.64%
20234,355-16-0.37%
20224,371-36-0.82%
20214,407-32-0.72%
20204,4392064.87%
20194,233-42-0.98%
20184,275862.05%
20174,189-39-0.92%
20164,228-22-0.52%
20154,2501994.91%
20144,051-105-2.53%
20134,156822.01%
20124,074922.31%
20113,982310.78%
20103,95100%
20003,18340914.74%
19902,774-97-3.38%
19802,871-1,316-31.43%

Barboursville Population by Year