Beaver, West Virginia Population 2024

471

Beaver is a city located in Raleigh County West Virginia. Beaver has a 2024 population of 471. Beaver is currently declining at a rate of -32.13% annually and its population has decreased by -65.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,365 in 2020.

The average household income in Beaver is $56,476 with a poverty rate of 9.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Beaver is 51 years, 50.8 years for males, and 51.7 years for females.

Beaver Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
108.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-65.49% (-894)
The current population of Beaver, West Virginia is 471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,365.

Beaver, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White918100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Beaver Population by Race

Beaver Population Pyramid 2024

Beaver Median Age

51

Total

50.8

Male

51.7

Female

Beaver Adults

There are 783 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Beaver.

Beaver Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaver Sex Ratio

Female49153.49%
Male42746.51%

Beaver Population by Age

Beaver Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4502.0485.114.9
Married2282.8978.921.1
Non Family2211.1691.98.1
Male130100
Female0000

2.89

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Beaver Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade212.94%
Associates Degree314.34%
Bachelors Degree17925.03%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate20628.81%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College27838.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Beaver Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beaver Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White715694179

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.03%.

Beaver Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$35,599$83,524$29,401
Some College$0$0$28,466

$35,599

Average Earnings

$83,524

Average Male

$29,401

Average Female

Beaver Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beaver Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Beaver Language

100% of Beaver residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Beaver Language

Beaver Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White918839.04%

9.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.24%

Male Poverty Rate

7.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaver

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaver is White, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaver is White, with 9.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.95%.

Beaver Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade80.95%
High School23.3%
Some College5.83%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Beaver Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Beaver Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beaver Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,060$86,193
Households$29,780$56,476
Married Families$85,119$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,121$25,684

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Beaver Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaver Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Beaver Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Beaver Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Beaver Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Beaver Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+56
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Beaver Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White567.15%

Beaver Veterans by Race

Beaver Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaver Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Beaver Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Beaver Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Beaver 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

71.35%

Born in Beaver

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Beaver residents were born in the United States, with 71.35% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Beaver Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024471-223-32.13%
2023694-224-24.4%
2022918-446-32.7%
20211,364-1-0.07%
20201,365513.88%
20191,314-70-5.06%
20181,38442644.47%
201795815319.01%
2016805-281-25.87%
20151,086-213-16.4%
20141,299625.01%
20131,237-144-10.43%
20121,381-60-4.16%
20111,44113310.17%
20101,30800%

Beaver Population by Year