Clarksburg, West Virginia Population 2020

14,990

Clarksburg is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 14,990, it is the 10th largest city in West Virginia and the 2306th largest city in the United States. Clarksburg is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -9.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,578 in 2010. Clarksburg reached it's highest population of 32,014 in 1950. Spanning over 10 miles, Clarksburg has a population density of 1,541 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clarksburg is $56,030 with a poverty rate of 22.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $711 per month, and the median house value is $86,000. The median age in Clarksburg is 38.2 years, 37.4 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Clarksburg Wv Demographics

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

  • White: 92.11%
  • Two or more races: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.08%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clarksburg, West Virginia is 14,990, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,480. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,578.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,58192.11%
Two or More Races6844.32%
Black or African American4873.08%
Asian390.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.25%

Clarksburg Wv Population Pyramid 2020

Clarksburg Wv Median Age

38.2


Total

37.4


Male

38.7


Female

Clarksburg Wv Adults

There are 12,213 adults, (2,466 of whom are seniors) in Clarksburg Wv.

Clarksburg Wv Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarksburg Wv Sex Ratio

Female

8,313

52.51%

Male

7,517

47.49%

Clarksburg Wv Households and Families

Clarksburg Wv Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clarksburg Wv Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female49.6%50.4%
Male45.1%54.9%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2572.4862.7
Non Family2,6911.2954.1
Married2,2433.481.3
Female1,0553.3549.6
Male2683.1645.1

3.23

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clarksburg Wv Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4033.66%
9th to 12th Grade9798.89%
High School Graduate4,11437.38%
Some College2,65624.13%
Associates Degree6445.85%
Bachelors Degree1,40912.80%
Graduate Degree8027.29%

Clarksburg Wv Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1018,9122,121
Black42936341
Multiple Races2641837
Hispanic21916717
Native American397
Asian392525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,905$35,383$26,297
Less Than High School$20,779$21,739$12,379
High School Grad$27,500$32,775$21,598
Some College$30,370$36,737$23,427
Bachelors Degree$38,620$43,750$37,526
Graduate Degree$56,161$61,169$45,893

$30,905

Average Earnings

$35,383

Average Male

$26,297

Average Female

Clarksburg Wv Language

Clarksburg Wv Language by Age

Clarksburg Wv Language

98.57% of Clarksburg Wv residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Clarksburg Wv Poverty

Clarksburg Wv Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9533,04621.83%
Multiple66122834.49%
Black48316033.13%
Hispanic3526518.47%
Native393282.05%

22.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.71%

Male Poverty Rate

24.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarksburg Wv

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarksburg Wv is Native, with 82.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarksburg Wv is Hispanic, with 18.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.60%
High School18.05%
Some College16.60%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.95%
Male Unemployed58.08%
Male Employed11.42%
Female Employed11.28%

Clarksburg Wv Income

Clarksburg Wv Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,187$56,030
Families$60,233$69,205
Married Families$74,117-
Non Families$26,208$35,926

Clarksburg Wv Marital Status

Clarksburg Wv Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarksburg Wv Married by Age and Sex

Clarksburg Wv 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 35-44.

Clarksburg Wv Marital Status by Race

Clarksburg Wv Veterans

889

Number of Veterans

866

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
Korea186
First Gulf War149
Second Gulf War99
World War II45
Name Veterans % of Total
White8217.23%
Black6113.38%
Hispanic134.76%
2 or More72.17%

$Clarksburg Wv Veterans by Education

10.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarksburg Wv Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Clarksburg Wv Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.52%

Born in West Virginia

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.42% of Clarksburg Wv residents were born in the United States, with 73.52% having been born in West Virginia. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,990-245-1.61%
201915,235-245-1.58%
201815,480-158-1.01%
201715,638-245-1.54%
201615,883-113-0.71%
201515,996-112-0.70%
201416,108-129-0.79%
201316,237-132-0.81%
201216,369-126-0.76%
201116,495-74-0.45%
201016,569-174-0.10%
200016,743-1,316-0.75%
199018,059-4,312-2.12%
198022,371-2,493-1.05%
197024,864-3,248-1.22%
196028,112-3,902-1.29%
195032,0141,4350.46%
194030,5791,7130.58%
193028,8669970.35%
192027,86918,66811.72%
19109,2015,1518.55%
19004,0501,0423.02%
18903,0080.00%