Clarksburg, West Virginia Population 2023

15,905

Clarksburg is a city located in Harrison County West Virginia. With a 2023 population of 15,905, it is the 10th largest city in West Virginia and the 2849th largest city in the United States.Clarksburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,061 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Clarksburg has a population density of 1,635 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarksburg is $56,654 with a poverty rate of 27.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clarksburg is 38.8 years, 37.7 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Clarksburg Demographics

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

  • White: 92.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.40%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clarksburg, West Virginia is 15,905 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,061.

Clarksburg, West Virginia Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clarksburg Population by Race

Clarksburg Population Pyramid 2023

Clarksburg Median Age

38.8

Total

37.7

Male

39.6

Female

Clarksburg Adults

There are 12,235 adults, (2,632 of whom are seniors) in Clarksburg.

Clarksburg Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarksburg Sex Ratio

Female8,37553.20%
Male7,36846.80%

Clarksburg Population by Age

Clarksburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.29

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clarksburg Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clarksburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarksburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 74.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Clarksburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$29,768

Average Earnings

$31,948

Average Male

$27,585

Average Female

Clarksburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarksburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clarksburg Language

99.19% of Clarksburg residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Clarksburg Language

Clarksburg Poverty by Race

rate

27.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.12%

Male Poverty Rate

24.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarksburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarksburg is Multiple, with 53.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarksburg is Hispanic, with 21.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.60%.

Clarksburg Poverty

Clarksburg Poverty Rate by Education

Clarksburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarksburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clarksburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarksburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clarksburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Clarksburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clarksburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

802

Number of Veterans

802

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Clarksburg Veterans by War

Clarksburg Veterans by Age

count

Clarksburg Veterans by Race

Clarksburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarksburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarksburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clarksburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clarksburg 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

76.35%

Born in Clarksburg

97.81%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Clarksburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.35% having been born in West Virginia. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clarksburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Clarksburg Population by Year