Brush Fork, West Virginia Population 2024

1,275

Brush Fork is a city located in Mercer County West Virginia. Brush Fork has a 2024 population of 1,275. Brush Fork is currently growing at a rate of 5.2% annually and its population has increased by 24.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,025 in 2020.

The average household income in Brush Fork is $55,802 with a poverty rate of 14.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brush Fork is 47.4 years, 50 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Brush Fork Demographics

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

  • White: 99.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
670.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
24.39% (250)
The current population of Brush Fork, West Virginia is 1,275 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,025.

Brush Fork, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,14799.74%
Two or more races30.26%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brush Fork Population by Race

Brush Fork Population Pyramid 2024

Brush Fork Median Age

47.4

Total

50

Male

40.3

Female

Brush Fork Adults

There are 869 adults, (216 of whom are seniors) in Brush Fork.

Brush Fork Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Brush Fork Sex Ratio

Female69360.26%
Male45739.74%

Brush Fork Population by Age

Brush Fork Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4732.4389.210.8
Married2083.1388.911.1
Non Family1531.0781.718.3
Female613.111000
Male512.861000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brush Fork Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8710.55%
9th to 12th Grade232.79%
High School Graduate33840.97%
Some College17421.09%
Associates Degree8510.3%
Bachelors Degree222.67%
Graduate Degree9611.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brush Fork Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brush Fork Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White822712118
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.36%.

Brush Fork Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,284$50,160$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$21,185$0$0
Some College$45,814$0$45,492
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$51,196$0$0

$45,284

Average Earnings

$50,160

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Brush Fork Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brush Fork Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brush Fork Language

100% of Brush Fork 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.

Brush Fork Language

Brush Fork Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,14716214.12%

14.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brush Fork

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brush Fork is White, with 14.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brush Fork is White, with 14.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.85%.

Brush Fork Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.55%
High School15.98%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Brush Fork Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.33%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Brush Fork Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brush Fork Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$44,493$55,802
Families$66,250$70,036
Married Families$79,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,027$24,509

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brush Fork Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Brush Fork Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brush Fork Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Brush Fork Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brush Fork Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Brush Fork Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7418
35 to 5415
75+11
18 to 340
55 to 640

Brush Fork Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White445.08%

Brush Fork Veterans by Race

Brush Fork Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brush Fork Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Brush Fork Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brush Fork Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brush Fork 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

81.39%

Born in Brush Fork

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Brush Fork residents were born in the United States, with 81.39% 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.

Brush Fork Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,275635.2%
20231,212625.39%
20221,15026730.24%
2021883-142-13.85%
20201,025-189-15.57%
20191,214-285-19.01%
20181,49925420.4%
20171,245-114-8.39%
20161,35922219.53%
20151,137-172-13.14%
20141,30915613.53%
20131,153-102-8.13%
20121,25523823.4%
20111,017-180-15.04%
20101,19700%

Brush Fork Population by Year